Northside Primary School


Welcome to Northside Primary School

Learning Resources

Links to free educational resources: a comprehensive list of organisations offering free access to educational resources with hyperlinks to their webpages: Links to free educational resources


ICT, Special Needs and Inclusion – provides a comprehensive overview of useful sites for learning from home for children and young people with SEND from Barnet Local Authority:


The Sensory Projects  - a website that signposts and shares links to a range of resources aimed at supporting children and young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities:


Helpful Hints for supporting Literacy - some helpful tips from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services on how to support your child with literacy: Helpful Hints for supporting Literacy


National Literacy Trust - Home learning literacy resources for parents/carers of children aged 0 to 12 years:


The Communication Trust - resources for parents/carers to support children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties:


Chatterpack - free speech and language communication and SEND resources for schools and parents/carers


Singing Hands – a website that helps us to learn Makaton. It includes well known songs and stories you can watch and teach yourself:


Story Telling in Sign 

Signed stories from Frank Barnes School for Dear Children:

Signed stories including practising of key vocabulary from the stories: Signed Stories

ITV Signed Stories (with spoken English):


Fine Motor Skills Activities - a helpful resource with a range of fine motor skills activities from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services: Fine Motor Skills Activities


Gross Motor Skills Activities - a range of twenty gross motor skills activities from Barnet Specialist Inclusion Services: Gross Motor Skills Activities


OTPlan – an OT search engine that gives a range of games and activities to support gross motor skill development using common household materials:    


Rob Biddulph – a range of draw-along videos:


NHS Videos - The NHS have released a set of videos to support families of children with SEND in response to the Covid-19 situation. They are currently available in 3 languages:


Supporting Literacy and Maths at Home for different age groups (National Deaf Children's Society)

A range of helpful links to support learning at home:


Maintaining Hearing Devices 

Central Institute for the Deaf  has an excellent ‘Quick Tip’ video library including topics for:

  • Troubleshooting hearing aids, bone conduction devices and cochlear implants
  • How to insert an earmould and trim new tubing
  • Listening and Language techniques


This can help to provide support whilst at home. Click on the link to find out more: Quick Tip Videos

Connevans Limited has helpful youtube videos for troubleshooting hearing technology including radio aids.