We are committed to providing a fully accessible environment which values and includes all pupils, staff, parents and visitors regardless of their education, physical, sensory, social, spiritual and emotional needs. We are committed to challenging negative attitudes about disability and accessibility and to developing a culture of awareness, tolerance and inclusion.
What we do to prevent pupils with disabilities from being treated less favourably:
Our School is committed to anti-discriminatory practice to promote equality of opportunity, prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably and valuing and valuing diversity for all children and families.
We have ramp access to the main entrance (junior building) and accessible pathway to the infant building and additional infant class. All classes in the infants are on the ground floor or have an accessible pathway to them. There is a disabled toilet in our infant building. We have two accessible classes in the junior building.
We also accommodate children with disabilities in our school with adapted classroom furniture, when required.
All staff aim to promote the involvement of all pupils with disabilities in all classroom activities. Our staff follow Local Authority and school policies and procedures to support pupils with disabilities and ensure that classrooms have a communication friendly environment.
The facilities to assist access are outlined in our Accessibility Plan which you can find in the School Policies section of our website.
Our Accessibility Plan and the short, medium and long term actions, will be reviewed and adjusted on an annual basis and a new Accessibility Plan will be produced every three years.
The Accessibility Plan contains relevant actions to:
- Improve access to the physical environment of the school, adding specialist facilities as necessary.
- Increase access to the curriculum for pupils with a disability. This covers reasonable adjustments within teaching and learning, specialist aids and equipment and the wider curriculum of the school, such as after school clubs, visits etc,
- Improve the provision of information to pupils, staff, parents and visitors with disabilities. All information will be made available in various formats within a reasonable time frame.