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Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: English

2nd Edition

By Tim Hurst


196 pages | 13 B/W Illus.

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This book provides practical strategies and resources that have been proven effective in teaching English to pupils of all abilities, making English accessible, challenging and exciting. The author outlines important key principles that should underpin teaching and learning so that all pupils, including those with special educational needs, can enjoy the subject and make outstanding progress.

The ideas and guidance draw on a wealth of experience, providing classroom activities and free online resources, which can be combined with different teaching approaches. A range of appendices provides teachers with real-life case studies and examples and templates for supporting pupils with SEND. Offering strategies that are specific to the context of English teaching, this book will enable teachers and their teaching assistants to:

  • develop pupils’ understanding by engaging multi-sensory approaches;
  • ensure all pupils are able to participate fully in lessons and achieve success;
  • design and use individual plans for pupils with SEND;
  • assess and adapt content and resources when differentiating materials for pupils with a wide range of learning needs;
  • use formative assessments to measure learning and inform planning.

An invaluable tool for whole-school continuing professional development, this fully revised text will be essential for teachers and their teaching assistants seeking guidance specific to teaching English to all pupils, regardless of their individual needs. This book will also be of interest to SENDCOs, learning support units and senior management teams as well as to teacher-training professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Meeting special educational needs: your responsibility 2. The inclusive English classroom 3. Accessing the examination curriculum 4. Using ICT to support learners 5. Monitoring and assessment 6. Managing support Appendices

About the Author

Tim Hurst is an English teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.

About the Series

Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This series offers specialist guidance for a full range of subjects in the upper primary and secondary curriculum; including English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Languages, RE, Art, D&T, PE and Music. Each book draws on a wealth of experience and provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in delivering successful, inclusive lessons for all pupils.

An invaluable tool for continuing professional development, Addressing SEND in the Curriculum will be essential for teachers and teaching assistants seeking subject specific guidance in supporting pupils with a wide range of learning needs. This series will also be of great interest to SENCOs, senior management teams and ITT providers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Special Education / General
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities


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