Sensory & Physical Needs 2017-12-21T15:11:47+00:00

My child has sensory and/or physical needs

This section covers students who have difficulties with:

  • Vision

  • Hearing

  • Gross motor co-ordination

  • Fine motor co-ordination

  • Self-organisation for daily living

  • This may include conditions such as cerebral palsy, physical injury, dyspraxia and other medical conditions

  • Students may present with difficulties that do not have a specific title

NB: please see Speech, Language and Social Communication section for sensory issues relating to ASD/Asperger Syndrome

What can The Priory offer?

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice)
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes
  • School adheres to guidelines on physical access
  • Access to homework support clubs
  • KS2 to KS3 transition support via Transition programme
  • Year 7 & Year 8 have access to Lexia Strategies computer based reading intervention
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability

As for all Priory students plus…

  • Medical Care Plans
  • Handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training
  • Group discussions and information giving from our qualified school nurse
  • Access to assistive technology, laptops, software, audio digital books and apps
  • Learning Support Assistant provision in some lessons
  • Targeted lunch time clubs for vulnerable students
  • Personalised support plans
  • Individual handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training
  • Outside Agency support from Advisory Teachers when needed
  • Specialist equipment and materials, such as low vision aids and enlarged adapted resources
  • Access to assistive technology, laptops, software, audio digital books and apps
  • Targeted Learning Support Assistant provision for complex medical needs, including practical support
  • Post 16 Transition support
  • External agency advice where needed
  • Exam Access Arrangements

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