Additional needs register: template and advice
Download our template additional needs register to help you track more vulnerable pupils across your school. Learn who to include on the register and see an example from a school.
Additional needs register: template
There is no statutory requirement for you to keep an additional needs register, but it may help you to allocate resources where they are needed.
Because there are no requirements, you're free to create and manage your register in the way that best suits your school.
Download our template register and adapt it to the needs of your school.
You can filter the spreadsheet by different values – for example, to view all boys in class 4a with behavioural issues.
This allows you to:
- Organise interventions for specific groups
- Identify which class teachers may need extra support
Who you should include on your additional needs register
You should add a pupil to your additional needs register if they have slightly different needs from the majority of other pupils, but don't need additional or different support to reach age-related expectations.
This might include: