Sensory and Physical Needs

Sensory and Physical Needs

Hearing/Visual Impairment, Physical Disabilities, Multi- Sensory Impairment & Medical Needs

  • We provide support and practical aids where appropriate to ensure pupils can access the curriculum.
  • We seek advice and guidance from school health, CYPS and Occupational Therapy for pupils with significant medical needs
  • We run intervention sessions to improve pupil skills, e.g. gross and fine motor skills, proprioception exercises.
  • We request and act upon advice and guidance from the Newcastle Children’s Vision Team and Hearing Impairment Team.
  • We request and act on advice and training from the Newcastle Occupational Therapy team.
  • When it is appropriate we use technology 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.
  • There is wheelchair access at the KS2 entrance.
  • Our staff understand and apply the Medicine Policy

 

(See Accessibility Policy; Medicine Policy)