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The following additional facilities and resources are available for pupils with SEND:

  • Resources/advice recommended by the various departments within the Specialist Teaching Service
  • Learning Support Assistant  time to benefit those pupils who need extra support directed by the relevant teacher e.g. LSAs to support  in class,  SALT/Social and Communication Groups/Motor Skills/Reading intervention groups
  • SENDCo time to work with identified pupils
  • Adapted and scaffolded work with provision continually monitored
  • Behaviour Support
  • Intervention Groups to cater for needs of pupils within the cohort
  • Speech, Language and Communication Needs support within school and support from designated Speech and Language Therapists
  • Makaton signs and symbols are incorporated into school life to promote and support communication

  • Support groups e.g. Luncheon Clubs, ELSA support        

  • Significant partnerships with other schools include our links with Menphys Nursery and close working partnership with Dorothy Goodman Special School, Oakfield Short Stay School.


    We also provide:

  • special diets (kitchen on site)
  • an enclosed play area attached to Class 7 (Resource Base) available for all pupils to develop gross motor skills in a safe and secure environment

  • further outdoor areas around school to enable lessons to take place in an outdoor environment

  • a Play Pod to encourage creative and imaginative play, a Friendship Train and Trim Trail with large climbing and balancing equipment       

  • resources recommended by Visually and Hearing Impaired Specialists

  • wheelchair access within the main school building and the modular building and there is wheelchair access to all areas used by relevant pupils

  • toilets for disabled pupils are installed and the design of the building is suitable for pupils with physical disabilities. There is a shower and changing area.    

  • lowered ceilings and carpeted floored to improve acoustics for hearing impaired pupils. There is a sound field system in Resource Base. Learning Support Assistants in the Resource Base are experienced with microphones and have had hearing impaired training.

  • disabled parking bay

  • adapted resources for pupils with visual impairment


    For further information see Section 3d and Section 6 of the full version of the SEND Information Report