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Accessible and SEND experiences and sample lessons
Accessible and SEND experiences and sample lessons
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Written by Harriet Marshall
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All resources have been hyperlinked for your ease. We encourage you to adapt the lessons to suit the needs of your students. All Lyfta lesson plans can be edited if you have a premium subscription.

For further information on how Lyfta is used with children and young people with SEND:

Personal Development and Life Skills - Sense of Self and Building Connections

Summary: Palestine, Denmark and Brazil. Explore children's bedrooms around the world, finding out a little about each individual child in the process and thinking about what they might have in common. The main activity involves drawing or making a model of their bedroom. We explore themes such as family and identity.

National Curriculum Links: KS1 English; KS1 PSHE

Summary: Finland. Visit three dinner times in three different households in Finland.

National Curriculum Links: KS1 - KS2 PSHE; KS2 Citizenship

Travel and Transport

Lesson: Let’s go!

Summary: Philippines, Hong Kong and Netherlands. Explore different kinds of vehicles and get the chance to experience what it would be like to ride on some of them in 360 degrees! An experiential lesson where children get the chance to see what it might be like to ride different vehicles. An optional activity involves designing and, if appropriate, making their own vehicle.

National Curriculum Links: KS1 English; KS1 PSHE; KS1 Design and Technology

Animals and the Environment

Summary: United States. We'll visit the Aquarium in San Francisco and experience some ocean themed sensory activities.

National Curriculum Links: KS1 - KS2 PSHE; KS1 Art and Design

Summary: Denmark, Turkey and Russia. We will meet 3 different animals and their owners/ carers. We explore themes such as: the relationship between humans and animals and responsible pet ownership. Optional activity involves designing a poster, telling people how to look after their chosen animal.

National Curriculum Links: KS1 Citizenship; KS1 PSHE; KS1 - KS2 English

Further content linked to the theme of Accessible and SEND:

Lesson: Honey biscuits - Germany

Lesson: Afghan bakery - Afghanistan

Lesson: Step right up! - Belgium and France

Lesson: Musical professions - Finland

Lesson: Virtual school trip (template) - the world

Lesson: Forest guardian (accessible) - Philippines

Lesson: Sign languages - United States

Lesson: Why should we be active? - Pakistan

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