Banks St Stephens C of E Primary School

Sensory and/or Physical needs


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
  • It includes conditions such as cerebral palsy, physical injury, dyspraxia

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

What does Banks St Stephens offer?

  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Quality first teaching that provides appropriate and effective differentiation for every child
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • 1 to 1 Learning Assistant support for identified children
  • School adheres to guidelines on physical access
  • Consultation with Teachers, Pupils and Parents in developing an identified child's learning support
  • Consultation with experts from outside agencies e.g. Educational Psychologists
  • Digital technology (IPADS, Learn Pads, Desktop and Laptop PCs) that allows children to access the mainstream curriculum in alternative ways

‚ÄčFor additional information please refer to the school’s SEND policy and local offer which can be found on the policies page of this website.