Useful Websites and Resources


Provide impartial information and advice to parents, carers and young people in Derby City.


Derby Family Information Service 

Derby Families Information Service provides free, impartial and confidential information for families.


Speech Link 

We use Speech Link at school to support children who require speech and langauge support.  They have recently launched their new Parent Portal. This portal provides parents with FREE speech and language advice, resources and activities that can be used at home.  

The site can be found at


The Communication Trust

This website contains lots of information for parents about Speech Language and Communication and there are also a number of resources that can be downloaded and used with your children at home.


Autism Education Trust

This website provides information for parents and children about Autism.


Autistic Society 

This website provides key information and practical ideas for parents on how you can support children who have been diagnosed with Autism.

On this website they also have a selection of visual aids that can be downloaded and used at home.


Widget- Signs and Symbols 

This website contains lots of visual aids that can be downloaded and used at home.  Although some of these resources are FREE some of the resources do have to be paid for, so please check before you download.  I recommend that you download the resources in PDF so they can be viewed on all computers.



On this website there are lots of social stories, resources and visual aids that can be used at home to help support your children

Contact the School

Bishop Lonsdale Primary School

186 St Alban's Road
DE22 3HH

For Safeguarding concerns please e-mail

Main Contact: Mrs C O'Rafferty (Head of School)

Tel: 01332344795

SEN Contact: Mrs C Bladon (Inclusion Manager)

SEN Email: