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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. 

Spotlight

Gatsby BM1
SEND
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
PDF
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Gatsby BM3
SEND
Key stages
Campaigns

South Somerset 14-19 Partnership ‘SEND Transitions: Imagine the Possibilities and Making a success of Further Education’

These resources have been developed by South Somerset Partnership as part of a transition project for SEND students. The resources pull together key Preparation for Adulthood information that will enable mainstream, special school and FE Careers Leaders to understand the journey and support available for young people with SEND. 

ZIP
Gatsby BM3, 4
SEND
Key stages

My Employment Passport

My Employment Passport, winner of the CDI's Post-16 Career Programme of the Year 2022, is a 30-module course that raises the employment aspirations for young people with additional needs whilst inspiring their teachers, tutors, supporters, parents, and future employers too. 

 

Gatsby BM2, 3, 4, 6
SEND
Key stages

PMLD World of Work Lesson Ideas

Developed by Black Country Careers Hub.

A sensory pack of career lesson ideas for PMLD Learners for them to explore the world of work. The suite of lesson ideas focuses on the experience gained through completing activities as opposed to the “end product” that is produced. It focuses upon developing children’s communication, engagement and experiences of the world of work.

PDF
Gatsby BM1, 3, 7
SEND
Key stages

Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND

This resource pack has been developed by DFN Charitable Foundation and Whole School SEND.   The pack provides support, materials and practical tips to teachers and other school-based professionals to secure good transitions and destinations into the next stage of education and/or employment for Key Stage 4 Pupils with SEND.

Gatsby BM1
SEND
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
PDF
Gatsby BM1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
SEND
Key stages

Transition Guide from Primary to Secondary: enhancing careers education and supporting parental engagement

This resource is designed to support Careers Leaders and other staff involved in the transition process from Key Stage 2 into Key Stage 3, exploring opportunities to embed careers activities and parental engagement across the full range of transition opportunities.

It takes you through the three phases:

  1. Decision making (Y4,5,6) while children and parents /carers are still considering their options
  2. Decision made (Y6) once the children have been allocated their secondary school
  3. Started (Y7) once the children have started their secondary school.
PDF
Gatsby BM2, 3, 4, 5, 6
SEND
Key stages

Passport to Retail

Developed by Inspiring WorcestershirePassport to Retail has been designed with the student’s progression at the forefront. This brilliant project will take students on a tour around the Retail industry, learning about key areas from customer services to stock rotation to build their knowledge and skill in preparation for the workplace.