SEND and accessibility

At Pearson we celebrate differences.

We strive to remove barriers for learners, creating equitable experiences for those with diverse needs, including disabilities, neurodiversity, and varied communication and language needs.

Teaching and learning resources

British Sign Language Time

British Sign Language Time

Action on Hearing Loss worked with the UK’s best known sign song performer to produce a series of fun and educational videos teaching the basics of British Sign Language.

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Succeeding with SEND

Succeeding with SEND

Explore the journeys of SEND students in an exclusive series, delving into diagnosis and the support they received to enable them to succeed throughout their education.

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Nasen's free membership

A charitable membership organisation that exists to support and champion those working with, and for, children and young people with SEND and learning differences.

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What does inclusion mean to you?

What does inclusion mean to you?

"Everyone's achieving at their own pace, in their own way. Being accepted, no matter what."

We asked teachers and students what inclusion means to them.

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Explore our intervention, SEN and assessment products to support primary and secondary aged learners.

Qualifications and assessments


Our qualifications are designed to be accessible for all learners. See some examples of how we’re changing them to reflect the diverse range of backgrounds and learning styles of students today.

GCSE English Language 2.0 GCSE Maths GCSE French, German and Spanish 2024

Onscreen assessment

We’re working alongside the education community to harness technology where it can positively impact schools' and students' assessment experiences.  

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Exam special requirements

Some candidates may have special needs during their examinations. In such cases, centres can apply for special requirements on their behalf. 

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Clinical assessment

Discover our range of resources and assessments that can help support children and young adults with their mental health or Special Educational Needs. 

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Mental health and wellbeing

Packed with resources suitable for teachers, parents and young people. You’ll be able to find resources from advice on coping with anxiety to fun activities to support wellbeing. 

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Latest blogs

  • ‘The Impact Will Last a Lifetime’ Laila El-Metoui on LGBTIQA+ inclusion in the classroom

    On the 16th of November, in a one-off Pearson webinar, Laila El-Metoui, founder of Pride in Education, Stonewall Lesbian Role Model of the Year (2020) and Equity Educator, shared with teachers and senior school leaders, what they can do to further diversify the curriculum, highlighting how inclusion at school can have a life-long impact on all learners including those who are LGBTIQA+.

    Laila reflects on the key points teachers need to consider supporting a super diverse curriculum – starting with our own biases.

  • A closer look at LGBTIQA+ inclusion with Laila El-Metoui

    Ahead of the upcoming webinar, ‘Diversifying your curriculum: a closer look at LGBTIQA+ inclusion,’ taking place on Tuesday 16th November, speaker and founder of Pride in Education, Laila El-Metoui, shares her thoughts on the importance and benefits of fostering an inclusive environment in education.

  • Ready for Change: Conversations to Broaden the Curriculum

    Over the past 18 months, in the face of significant challenges, educators across the UK expressed their passion for diversity and inclusion – and a wish to broaden in-class conversations on race and inequality.