Resources for SEND specialists

The National Careers Strategy makes it clear that all young people should be supported to achieve their optimum career outcome. Therefore, our resources aren’t just for those in SEND-specific settings, they’re also for use within any other setting that includes young people with SEND. 


Gatsby BM1
Key stages

SEND Outreach Campaign E Pack

This is the electronic version of the SEND Outreach Campaign.  It contains lots of useful resources for Career Leaders in a SEND setting. 

Contained in the pack are the following:

  • SEND Gatsby Toolkit
  • Transform your careers programme - Career Leader training details
  • Compass for Special 
  • Careers Health Checklist
  • Same and Different model
Gatsby BM1, 3, 4, 7
Key stages

Morrisons opportunities

Developed by Catcote Academy this resource is part of the My Skills My Future programme.  It contains a slide deck to showcase the opportunities available at Morrisons and is aimed at both SEND groups and AP/PRU.

Gatsby BM3, 5
Key stages

Finding Your Futures

Developed by the National SEND Employment Forum these videos are aimed at introducing learners with special educational needs and disabilities (although they are not exclusive to this group) to an array of jobs and sectors.

Gatsby BM1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Key stages


Talentino programmes have been helping to improve career outcomes for young people with a range of learning difficulties in a mixture of settings – special schools, mainstream schools, AP, PRU, SEMH, etc.

They also provide great opportunities for learning more, through their regular newsletters, annual SEND Careers Conference, and by publishing free resources.

Gatsby BM3, 8
Key stages

The Skills Suitcase

This resource is designed to help students identify their own skills – as well as the areas where they might need further development – and encourage reflection in a fun and engaging way.