Useful Information

We are working with educators and other professionals to expand this resources list. We would like to hear your ideas for resources and will give you full credit for any we publish on the site. Give us feedback or suggest a resource here.

Resource type

Activities in Derby

Baby People Podcast

Baby People have created a short podcast raising awareness of how they support young people in Derby City.

Behaviour Policy – Is there another way?

Bridge the Gap Podcast

Bridge the Gap have created a podcast sharing information about their new Community Hubs which offer parent support and young person support.

Community Youth Hubs

Delivered in the hearts of communities on local parks, community centres and schools, we provide free activities on the doorsteps of children and young people. The opportunities offer a safe space to take part in a range of sport, cultural and creative activities. We also provide some regular sessions for parents and families to access support and guidance.

Conflict Resolution and De-escalation

CPD and Networking Brochure 2023-2024

Derby OA Inclusion Conference (5th May 2022)

We are delighted to share the presentations from the conference for you to access. You will be able to download a zip file to access each presentation.

Derby SEND Information Advice and Support Service

Derby SEND Local Offer

EHC Assessment and Plans

Exclusion – Is there another way?

Family support: understanding your child’s needs

How the brain affects behaviour

Inclusion doodle illustration

Inclusion Partnership Conference (29th June 2023)

Information for school SENCO’s

Interventions Programme

We are providing a range of early intervention programmes to support children and young people at risk of exclusion. The next window to apply to access a programme is January 2022.

Research Findings

The voice of young people informing effective approaches for secondary schools and their learners. This session provides an overview to the research undertaken from April to August 2021, examining the approaches being taken towards inclusion and exclusion and the experiences of those at the centre of the processes.


Research Report

This is a link to the Executive Summary. The research was designed to capture the journey of young people that had been excluded from school and to make recommendations for ways we can provide effective inclusion in the future.

Safe and Sound Podcast

Safe and Sound have created a short podcast raising awareness of how they support young people in Derby City.

School’s Information Portal Homepage

Values Based School – Secondary

Values Based Schools – Primary

Year 1 Overview Report

We’ve produced report to share an overview of the projects delivered during Year 1 and the impact they had.