Sensory and Physical Needs

Hearing/Visual Impairment

Physical Disabilities

Multi- Sensory Impairment

Medical Needs

Staff and our parent Support Adviser offer guidance and support and seek advice and guidance from school health for pupils with significant medical needs
 We provide support and practical aids where appropriate to ensure pupils can access the curriculum.
We run intervention sessions to improve pupil skills, e.g. gross and fine motor skills
We request and act upon advice and guidance from the Newcastle Children’s Vision Team and Hearing Impairment Team.
When it is appropriate we use ICT to enhance pupil’s access to the curriculum.
When required staff receive training in understanding the impact of a physical or sensory need on the teaching of learning of the child.
The main entrance to school has a ramp fitted to allow wheelchair and a lift provides access to all floors.
Our school has a disabled toilet.
We have four staff trained in Pediatric First Aid and other staff have the relevant First Aid certificates. Four of the staff have had training in managing medication in school.
Our staff understand and apply the Medicine Policy

(Links: Accessibility Plan; Medicine Policy)