School Offer

Universal Provision for all Pupils

  • Classes maximum 10 pupils
  • Class taught by teacher with specialist SEN training
  • Skilled teaching assistant teams
  • High staff to pupil ratio
  • Identified link workers for each pupil
  • Total communication environment (does everyone know what it means?)
  • Managed environment to enable physical access
  • Secure site
  • Well-developed outside spaces that encourage learning
  • Full access to the curriculum, provided by specialist equipment and a variety of approaches
  • A broad balanced and relevant curriculum
  • Personalised curriculum with a detailed individual plan
  • In school Hydrotherapy pool, swimming facility use in the community, including water safety and water confidence.
  • Access to appropriately adapted IT
  • Access to sensory interactive environment
  • Contact with pupils and students from other schools
  • High tech multi-sensory interactive studio
  • Access to school nurse
  • Access to lunchtime clubs
  • Access to after school club
  • Access to “My Space” (counselling)
  • Access to Music therapy
  • Access to Rebound therapy
  • Access to enhanced pastoral support and home links and Parent Support Advisor
  • Educational Psychologist advice, support and monitoring
  • Speech and Language Therapist advice, support and monitoring
  • Occupational Therapist (including Sensory) advice, support and monitoring
  • Physiotherapy advice, support and monitoring
  • Child and Adult Mental Health Services advice, supporting monitoring
  • Behavioural Analyst advice, support and monitoring
  • Access to Involvement of Learning Disability Nurse
  • Access to Community Nurse
  • Access to Involvement of Social Care Team
  • Common Assessment Framework compiled when necessary
  • Referral to Gateway Panel compiled when necessary
  • Access to Wheelchair Clinic
  • Access to Continence Clinic

Age-related Provision

Lower School

  • Sheltered Primary play area
  • Horse Riding
  • Links with local Primary Schools
  • Day trips

 

Middle School

  • Sessions at the Wiltshire School of Gymnastics
  • Mini Enterprise
  • Work experience within school
  • Greatwood
  • Larkrise Farm
  • Trips to support the curriculum, which may include an overnight stay
  • Links with local Secondary School
  • Wiltshire and Swindon Special Schools Music Festival
  • Access to After School club at the bungalow

 

Upper School

  • Access to College links
  • Bungalow project
  • Work experience in the community
  • Coffee shop business enterprise
  • REACH inclusive arts project
  • Independent Travel Training
  • Job Coaching
  • Sixth form vehicle
  • Trips to support the curriculum, which may include an overnight stay
  • OCR qualifications
  • Duke Of Edinburgh

PERSONALISED PROVISION FOR:

 

COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTION

  • Personalised visual stories
  • Access to workstations
  • Occupational therapy
  • Sensory integration
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Ear Defenders / Eye Filters
  • Targeted Educational Psychologists support and or Behavioural Analyst support
  • Specialised and personalised transitions between activities
  • Environment with significantly reduced sensory stimulus
  • Individual Positive Behaviour Plans
  • Staff trained in PECs and Makaton
  • Alternative Augmentative Communication – low tech / high tech
 

PHYSICAL DIFFICULTIES/SENSORY

  • Physiotherapist Support: weekly termly
  • Physiotherapy exercises daily
  • Standing Frame
  • Walking Frame
  • Individual Communication Aid
  • Assistive Technology
  • Access to hoists and individual slings
  • Staff trained in manual handling
  • Adapted auditory and visual environment
  • Occupational therapy
  • Support from advisory teachers – hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment, physical impairment.
  • Sensory Integration
  • Hydrotherapy    
  • Individual class seating
 

SOCIAL, MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH

  • Access to time out facility
  • Access to “My Space” counselling
  • Individual Positive behaviour plan    
  • Targeted support during break / lunch times
  • Targeted Educational Psychologist support
  • Input from Psychology Solutions
  • Designated personalised timeout facility
  • Sensory integration
  • Staff trained in Team teach
  • Positive handling to prevent harm to self/others
  • Available safe space
  • Access to CAMHS
  • Sex and Relationship Education trained and experienced staff
  • Yoga Therapy

 

COGNITION AND LEARNING

  • Access to Music Therapy
  • Specialist Curriculum, including National Curriculum, key Skills, life skills and independent living skills
  • Personalised Curriculum Planning
  • Multi-sensory curriculum resources
  • Detailed assessment and reporting procedures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL NEEDS

 

  • Access to dietician
  • Access to Speech and Language Therapist (dysphagia) and eating risk assessment
 
  • Medical Risk Assessment requires following provision of trained staff
  • Manual Handling
  • Postural Care
  • Personal and Intimate Care
 
  • Support from life time nurses
  • Specialist NHS training e.g. epilepsy, use of an epi-pen.
  • Personalised and specific training for staff e.g. gastrostomy feeding, diabetes.
  • Regular medicine administered during school day