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St Peter’s School

Helping every child to flourish

Positive, Caring, Inclusive

How accessible is the learning environment in and out of school?

Our school has made many adaptations to ensure that we are accessible for people with disabilities.

Parking

We have a dedicated disabled bay in our school car park. We ask that during school drop off and pick up times this space is prioritised for our disabled pupils.

Access

We have ramped entrances at the front of the school and in the Infants (at the rear of the school).We also have an internal ramp for use in the hall stage area and  have purchased portable ramps for other uses such as access to the junior bark area. We have two disabled toilets for adults and children, one of which has a height adjustable full sized changing bed and a shower facility. We have 2 additional adult/child disabled toilets in the Key Stage 2 building and a lift for access to the second floor of that building.

Each classroom is equipped with a digital Soundfield System to support children with hearing impairments and all classrooms are carpeted.

School trips

At St. Peter’s, we ensure that all children are able to take advantage of extra-curricular trips and experiences. We work alongside the venue to determine accessibility and suitability and plan the trip with parents to ensure we are able to remove barriers to participation for children. We can also offer financial support for trips, this can be discussed with Mrs Thwaites in the office.

Classroom Equipment

Each classroom has an interactive flat panel and, in many of the classrooms, they are height-adjustable. We have a set of 36 ipads and laptops for children’s use as well as a smaller set of ipads for use in Early Years. There are also a range of smaller pieces of equipment designed to support children such as pencil grips, fiddle toys etc.

Space

We are fortunate to have dedicated spaces for small group and one-to-one work including the community room,  the 4 breakout rooms in the Key Stage 2 building and two small offices. There is also a large studio space in the Key Stage 2 building

School is closed next Friday 27th November for our annual Occasional Day.
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