CHALKWELL HALL JUNIOR SCHOOL
ACCESSIBILITY PLAN 2016 -2019
|EQUALITY AND INCLUSION|
|Short Term||Governing Body to review the Accessibility Plan on an annual basis||Clerk to add to agenda annually||Annual||GB||Legislation adhered to.|
|Short Term||School staff to ensure all relevant policies consider the implications of disability access.||Whilst reviewing policies, consider and include measures to address disability access.||As part of policy review||Headteacher / Deputy Headteacher / Governors||Policies are inclusive and reflect current legislation.|
|Short Term||School staff are aware of the accessibility needs of disabled children, staff and
|Annual review of staff, pupil and parent/carer needs.
Annual review of training need.
Training provided as appropriate.
|Headteacher/Inclusion Manager||Reviews carried out.
Disability issues are identified and addressed by staff.
|Short Term||Improve pupil awareness of
disabilities and ensure
always portrayed positively.
|Take part in awareness
|On-going||Inclusion Team / Teachers||Awareness initiatives are planned and take place|
|Short Term||Ensure that we ask for all
access needs when joining school and at beginning of each school year.
|Headteacher to bear in mind when recruiting new staff.
Parent/Carers to be
invited to discuss
access needs at first
consultation meeting of each school year.
|Headteacher and all staff when receiving
|All access needs will be met wherever possible.|
|Short Term||Ensure any pupil receiving treatment from serious medical condition has access to teaching and the curriculum when at home avoiding risk of contracting infection.||Inclusion team to liaise with parent/carer to ensure a teaching program is in place.
Parents of other children to be reminded to inform school of any illness or infections in their children.
|On-going||Inclusion Team / Teacher||Child access curriculm and recovery is not slowed down by infection from other pupils/staff.|
|Medium Term||School needs to address
visual awareness of facilities available for accessibility
|Expert to audit visual awareness of facilities and provide recommendations.||On-going||Headteacher/Business
Manager / Governors
|Medium Term||School to comply with DDA as far as reasonably possible.||Expert to audit accessibility of school building and grounds.
Actions to be implemented.
Manager / Governors
|School complies with DDA.|
|Long Term||School to address the
accessibility to upper floor
|Switch Upper school classes to ground floor if required.||On-going||Headteacher||Upper school disabled pupil/staff able to access first floor and loft rooms.|
|Short Term||To continue to train staff to enable them to meet the needs of children with a range of SEN.||Inclusion Manager to review the needs of children and provide access to appropriate training for staff.||On-going||Inclusion Manager / Teachers||Staff trained as appropriate.|
|Short Term||To ensure all children can access out of school activities and residential visits.||Ensure all venues are DDA compliant.||On-going||Teachers||Disabled children able to access school led out of school activities/residential visits.|
|Short Term||Provide specialist equipment to promote participation in learning by all pupils.||Provide appropriate equipment, e.g. pencil grips, headphones, writing slopes, etc.||On-going||Teachers / Inclusion Manager||Children provided with appropriate tools.|
|Short Term||To meet the needs of individuals during statutory tests.||Special arrangements to be put in place where deemed appropriate by Inclusion Manager/Teacher.||On-going||Teachers / Inclusion Manager||Barriers to success reduced wherever possible.|
|Short Term||To ensure that all stakeholders can access necessary school information.||Written information will be provided in alternative formats when necessary.||On-going||Business Manager / Headteacher||Stakeholders with disabilities able to access information.|