Create an inclusive classroom for all with these fun and accessible activities for PSHE, Citizenship and Religious Education lessons. Each lesson is tailored for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. These subjects are key to teaching children the concepts of self-awareness, independence and community, which can be difficult to teach to children with SEN but are vital for their self-esteem and mental wellbeing.
The activities in this book have been specifically designed to promote fine and gross motor skills and utilise lots of visual stimulus, which is important for working with children with SEN. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching Citizenship, PSHE and Religious Education to pupils who are working below national curriculum levels, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.
Claire Brewer has been teaching pupils with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties since completing her PGCE at Goldsmiths University. She is now a specialist teacher supporting autistic children across an inner London Borough. Claire holds a Masters degree in Special and Inclusive Education from IOE UCL and lives in London.
Kate Bradley had a background in occupational therapy before re-training as a teacher. Having worked in both special and mainstream schools, she is now part of a senior leadership team within an inner city London school and is an associate tutor at the Institute of Education, University College London.