Pupils with additional needs

Please find below some useful links to resources for pupils with additional needs. If you need more information regarding pupils with Special Educational Needs, please click here for our policies and school information report.

Sheffield City Council have produced this Parent Guide for parents/carers of pupils with Special Educational Needs.

Anxiety/Mental Health

Here are the slides from our recent training session for parents on supporting children with anxiety. You may also find these calming strategy visuals and mindfulness challenge cards useful. Sheffield City Council have also produced this guide to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Autism

Click here to view the a newsletter from the Sheffield Education Autism Team with links to useful websites with visual aids/social stories to explain the coronavirus, articles to support mental wellbeing, top tips for supporting pupils with Autism at home and information about the ‘Attention Autism’ intervention.

The Sheffield Education Autism Team can be contacted on
0114 250 6800 if parents require any support or further advice.

Pupils with Autism may find it useful to follow a routine. Visual timetables help prepare for transition from one activity to the next and avoid any unexpected surprises. These images can be printed and used on a ‘now/next’ board or visual timetable.

Speech and language needs

This link will take you to Chatterpack.net where you will find further links to a wide range of speech and language resources and websites.

If you are not sure which resources would be most useful for your child, please email school enquiries@carfield.sheffield.sch.uk then Mrs Fulk (SENCo) or your child’s teacher can offer advice/support

Mindfulness and relaxation

These links might help when you and/or your child need a bit of quiet time:

Cosmic Kids Yoga (YouTube)

Headspace meditation