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Heyes Lane Primary School

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Heyes Lane Primary School


Sensory and/or Physical Needs (including Medical Needs)

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

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


Your child may need support with:

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


Your child may have conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, dyspraxia 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 a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum, which is appropriately differentiated 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
  • Differentiated 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
  • Spell checkers for KS2
  • Appropriate seating plan
  • Talk partners & Peer support
  • Whole school approach to meta-cognition through our Learning Goals: Positive, Active and Creative, along with Challenges by Choice
  • Early identification of needs through a graduated approach to teaching and learning
  • Effective Accessibility, Anti-bullying, Behaviour Policy, Equalities, SEND & Inclusion and Teaching & Learning Policies


Additional Support

Your child may benefit from:-

  • Individualised resources to support vision and 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


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 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