Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Welcome to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of the curriculum. Here you'll find resources and activities suitable for all children, but particularly relevant for those with SEND. Further links can also be found on the SEND Information section of this website.

Cognition and Learning

If your child has been given a login, they can access nessy.com here.

Children should have their logins on the back of their reading records. If not, please call or email the office if their teacher is not available and these can be given to you.


Your child will know if they have school access to reading eggs. 

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Numbots is a fantastic maths app which supports addition and subtraction! You can download onto tablets, phones and ipads. Once logged in, children can play & develop their maths skills independently. 

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Even if they don't, as a parent, you can also sign up for a 2-4 week free trial which your child can try!  Click on the image to try today! 


Mathletics offers structured step by step instructions of Year 2 maths targets. 

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Letter Join is an online tool which can model and support your child's handwriting development. 

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Click on this guide for steps to access Letter Join from a computer, tablet or iPad at home.

Whilst schools are closed, phonics play are offering free access to parents & carers. This is a great site to support your child's language development.

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All children have access to  times table and division facts via their TT Rockstars login (this is the same as their numbots login).

Whilst schools are closed, white rose maths, which we follows as a school are offering free home learning and resources.

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The British Dyslexia Association has home home learning resources and a webinar about supporting children with dyslexia at home.

BBC Bitesize has lots of resources for children of all ages and abilities.

Communication and Interaction

Speech and Language Link (the programme we use in school for speech and language interventions) are offering free activities and resources to parents. A great resource!

The Communication Trust has a range of resources.

Developing speech sounds

Developing understanding and vocabulary

Attention and listening games

Social, Emotional, Mental Health

Coronovirus social story - KS2

Coronovirus social stories - EYFS/KS1

Mindful brain breaks

Mindfulness challenge cards

Helping children cope with anxiety

Cosmic Kids has loads of great yoga and mindfulness sessions for kids. 


Our school PE scheme Real PE has opened up it's bank of daily and weekly resources for all ages for parents/carers to use at home! Click on the logo for more info, plus a useful video can be found here.

Here's lots of activities to build fine and gross motor skills.

Real PE login details

Ball skills

Handwriting activities

Using both sides of the body

Scissor skills

Proprioceptive activities

Fine motor skills

Core stability

Balance activities

Check out BBC Dance Mat and Doorway Online for free typing practice.

Visual resources

Weekly timetable

Daily timetable

Now/next taskboard

Emotion cards/visuals

We use Widgit Online for our visual resources in school. They currently have a free 21 day trial for parents, or email sendco@southmead.devon.sch.uk and we'll happly email you any visuals that you need.

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