How have we made the school buildings and site safe and welcoming for pupils with SEND?
We are committed to carrying out our duty to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 and we endeavour to ensure we have the best possible facilities and equipment to support all children.
The building is fully wheelchair accessible and there are disabled changing and toilet facilities. There is a disabled bay in the staff car park which parents are able to use following agreement with the Headteacher.
At Greswold we have an Inclusion Room, called ‘The Nest’ where children can go for social and emotional support and where interventions take place. We also have ‘The Den’ for our younger children with complex needs with an EHCP. ‘Quiet’ areas have been developed in various places around school to support the needs of particular children who need a low stimulatory learning environment.
A range of equipment and resources are purchased throughout the year to support specific needs and these are usually recommended as part of advice received from the external professionals we work with. In recent years, resources have included specialist chairs, individual iPads, emotion cards to support a child’s developing understanding of emotions, sensory resources such as weighted lap cushions and wobble cushions, writing slopes and ‘easy’ pens and pencils.
Our Accessibility Plan can be found here