St Brigid's RC Primary School

SEN home learning

Welcome to our SEND Home Learning resources page. Here you will find resources that have been tailored to support pupils with additional need access support from home. I hope that you find these resources useful. If you have any problems please contact me via

Please take care,

Mrs Jones

Local Information 


Local Offer Newsletter

In this newsletter you will find the latest news and advice provided by Manchester Local Authority.


Educational Psychology Helpline Manchester

Any parent/carer of children and young people with SEND in Manchester schools and early years settings can use OneEducation’s helpline - 0161 276 0118, Monday to Friday, 1-3pm. They offer a problem-solving conversation relating to educating your child/young person at home. This might be issues around learning, behaviour, anxiety and mental health needs.


They also offer phone consultations to parents/carers of children and young people with an autism diagnosis from the Bridge, the Winnicott Centre and Carol Kendrick Unit. To book this, please send them an email with your name and phone number -

SEN Apps


Please see the attached list of recommended Apps available to support pupils with additional needs.

Autism Support


The National Autistic Society- This website contains advice and support for families during the Coronavirus outbreak. The website also has some community forums for parents to access support.


Autistica- This website has a range of materials and hosting expert webinars to help you and your family through this difficult time with quality evidence-led advice.   


Social Stories- Here are some social stories to share with your child about COVID 19 and Staying at home.

Feelings game- An interactive games that helps children to recognise different emotions.

Communication and Language


Hungry Little Minds- This is a government campaign to support early language development. The website includes some short videos and simple, fun activities that you and your children can do together.


Small Talk- Small Talk has been developed by the National Literacy Trust and includes activates to support early language and communication.


Speech Bubble Resources- Below are a range of resources recommended by Liz Shoreman our school’s Speech and Language Therapist for families to use at home.

Scenes and Questions- Below are a range picture scenes with a variety of question and answer activities that will develop your child’s comprehension and inference skills.

Language Link Activities-  Below are a range of activities and games that parents can do with their children at home to develop key communication and language skills such as vocabulary, questioning and prediction.

Fine Motor

Dough Disco – Spread the Happiness TV presents Dough Disco, exercise for fingers to develop fine motor skills.