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Heyes Lane Primary School

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Heyes Lane Primary School


Physical, Sensory & Medical

My child needs support with Sensory and/or Physical Needs (including medical needs)


Your child may need support with:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Mobility
  • Gross-motor co-ordination
  • Fine-motor co-ordination
  • Medical needs


Your child may have conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, dyspraxia, visual impairment, hearing impairment or Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)  (please see our section for Communication and Interaction)


IQFT @ Heyes Lane:

All pupils at Heyes Lane are entitled to, and receive Inclusive Quality-First Teaching (IQFT) though our creative, engaging and immersive curriculum, which is appropriately adapted to meet individual learner needs.  This is achieved through:

  • Highly skilled, creative teachers and well-trained support staff who are dedicated to your child’s academic, personal and social potential
  • Appropriate learning challenges, matched the National Curriculum guidelines
  • Adapted learning challenges through:
    • Extending or reducing challenges
    • Varying the amount of adult or peer support given to complete the challenge
    • The way a learning challenge is delivered, completed and achieved.  E.g. visually (looking), practically (doing), orally (speaking), aurally (listening).
    • Different resources to complete learning challenges
    • Different outcome of the challenge
  • Multi-sensory approach to learning challenges
  • Visual aids to support attention and listening skills, classroom organisation and language and concept development
  • Reward charts
  • Modelled language through repetition, emphasis and expansion
  • More thinking time
  • Writing slope boards, pencil grips and coloured overlays for reading
  • Appropriate seating position
  • Talk partners & peer support
  • Whole school approach to meta-cognition through our Learning Goals: Positive, Active and Creative
  • Early identification of needs through a graduated approach to teaching and learning and meeting pupil needs
  • Effective Accessibility, Anti-bullying, Relationships & Behaviour, Equalities, SEND & Inclusion, Safeguarding and Teaching & Learning Policies


Additional Support

Your child may benefit from:-

  • Personalised resources to support vision or hearing within class
  • Amplification of sound for pupils with hearing aids
  • Signalong
  • Access to specific technologies to enhance individual learner needs
  • Health Care Plan
  • Intimate care plans
  • Handwriting support
  • Fine and gross motor skills intervention
  • Keyboard skills support
  • In class adult support
  • Small group support
  • Advice from specialists such as doctors, paediatrician, school nurse, Trafford's SENAS or Sensory Support teams


SEN Support

  • Health Care plans
  • Intimate care plans
  • 1-1 support in class
  • Amplification of sound for pupils with hearing aids
  • Signalong
  • Handwriting intervention
  • Fine and gross motor skills intervention
  • Specialist resources/equipment for visual and hearing impairments and physical disabilities
  • Individualised keyboard skill training & resources
  • Exam Access arrangements
  • Regular support from and reviews with other specialists
  • Advice, support and training for staff from audiology specialists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, Trafford SENAS or Sensory Support teams