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Physical and Sensory

Physical, Sensory and Medical – What do we provide?

Universal Provision – All children have access to:


  • access to our Specialist Sensory advice
  • a safe and secure environment, including safe spaces, a focus on accessibility and sensory input
  • positive relationships and have a sense of belonging
  • PE as part of their curriculum
  • support and celebration of co/self-regulation
  • a range of out of classroom, off-site learning opportunities and extra curricula activities
  • engaging, relevant and where possible multi-sensory lessons
  • sensory diets/movement breaks
  • a range of strategies and resources to help support with sensory
  • a range of interventions such as Sensory Circuits, Clever Hands and Fizzy
  • Zones of Regulation with a focus on understanding sensory feelings and how to regulate them
  • clear expectations
  • regular opportunities for exercise e.g. ‘Run a Mile’
  • collaborative working with their teacher and parents
  • transitional support e.g.  starting school, leaving parents in the mornings 
  • staff that are trained in relevant issues including sensory integration, Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, fine and gross motor development, Moving and Handling, life skills and general first aid/medical training
  • a range of clubs, for example, Sport Club
  • Physical access to the whole school environment
  • Adapted resources to enable accessibility


School policies and procedures will run alongside (including the Behaviour Policy) as well as quality first teaching and reasonable adjustments as stated in the Mainstream Core Standards


Targeted Provision – All children have access to: (should they require it)


  • specialist sensory/physical and medical teacher advice and report
  • specialist TAs e.g. Sensory Impairment, Moving and Handling
  • the Engagement Project – including out of classroom/off-site opportunities
  • interventions as stated in provision maps
  • observations and assessment of needs by the relevant specialists/with the relevant tools
  • personalised outcomes/targets as stated in Personalised Plans
  • personalised resources e.g. laptop
  • a range of appropriate services e.g. Occupational Therapist and Physio Therapist



Specialised Provision – For those that require it, there is access to:


  • a personalised time-table
  • smaller class group
  • access to our SRP
  • higher staffing ratios
  • an EHCP and Provision Plan
  • a range of appropriate services