Information for NEU members working in primary schools on providing education to students at home, as they would when they are in the classroom.
Chapter books and non-fiction suitable for KS2 readers of varying confidence that feature Disabled characters.
Including Disabled people by making positive changes is more beneficial than simply focusing on negative aspects of their experience.
Characters in these books are not primarily defined by their impairments but by their interests and aspirations.
Disability is one experience amongst many others and it doesn’t need to be remarked upon or prevent us from joining in.
Children’s books that highlight and celebrate our differences – as well as the many things we have in common.
Four titles for the very young that feature Disabled characters with different degrees of prominence.
Promoting disability inclusion through reading. Include every child and make sure every child sees themselves, their families and friends represented positively in their school.
The Covid-19 pandemic has further highlighted the flaws in our primary assessment system that fails to put children first.
The DfE has satisfied itself about the technical validity of the tests, but is completely incurious about the effects of Baseline Assessment on the educational experience of four year-olds.