Type of provision/Range of need
Designated Special Provision for pupils with significant physical difficulties.
Some children will also have other learning difficulties.
Facilities for catheterisation and wheelchair access.
Admission arrangements and area served
Following referral from the Special Needs Assessment Panel.
Northampton Borough (pupils from South and West Northants could also be considered).
All children follow the National Curriculum differentiated to age and ability.
Additional programmes based on individual needs.
Organisation and special resources
Integrated into mainstream classes.
Individual teaching and small withdrawal groups where necessary.
Experienced staff based within the school i.e. Special Needs teacher, Special Needs Nursery Nurse and dedicated classroom assistants.
Physiotherapy programmes delivered by staff, under advice from the Physiotherapy Service.
Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and medical support are available.
Links with Fairfields Special School.
Home/school liaison and review
Close links between parents and school. Continuous assessment.
Visiting and pupil transport arrangements
Parents and professionals are always welcome to visit the school.
It is best to make an appointment to make sure someone is available to talk to you.
Where appropriate, pupil transport is provided in accordance with the Local Educational Authority Transport Policy.
This will be according to the needs of the individual pupil.
Pupils at the end of the primary phase will be reviewed in the Autumn term, prior to transfer to secondary school.