School Accessibility Plan

Updated every 3 years.  First written July 2010;   Last update Jan 2016   Next update Jan 2019

Targets Strategies Outcome Time frame Goals Achieved
Ensure Disability access is available to all

 

Review access for disabled, Disabled space in front car park, Bell to ring by gate to pedestrian area in car park, slope created.  Access via KS1 Playground In place Aug 16 Safer entry and exit of the school
Lines re-painted to signpost disability access points for visually and physically impaired.

 

Monitor condition of lines Safer access In place Jul;y 2013 Safer entry and exit of the school
Ensure SEN children have full access to the curriculum Access help of Foreland School for Autistic children.  Re introduce Widget system.

Ensure all children have ICT access

Autistic children have support and access to a full time timetable.

Statements applied for and additional funding.

Difficulties with IT overcome

In place July 2013 School is inclusive for SEN pupils
Compliance with new SEND code

 

 

New KCSP SEND Policy ratified March 2014.  Updated September 2016. Ratified policy in place and on web site.  Link to local offer.

 

In Place

April 2014

Policy read and signed by all staff.  Policy in place and all stakeholders have access.
Ensure children with EHC plan or statement have full access to the curriculum Provide appropriate IT and software Clicker 5 is installed and children has full access to both the internet and software to support their needs In place Full curriculum access is achieved
Review of Medicine Policy Individual Health Care Plans up to date Available in First Aid area.

 

In place Health plans in place- reviewed 3 x annually
First Aiders accreditation renewed. Specialised First Aiders for a range of difficulties e.g. diabetes paediatric First aiders trained On going Trained first aiders on site
Ensure all Hearing impaired children have access to greater audio resources.

Ensure Adults with HI are catered for.

Visual fire alarm installed in disabled toilet

Loop/sound field system available.

H&S issues addressed for all

 

 

 

In place September 2014

 

Safer environment and access to the curriculum for hearing impaired pupils

 

 

Support for child with mobility difficulties Ensure access to the curriculum The ground floor only has full disabled access due to age and nature of the school Partly in place Greater accessibility to curriculum

Steps and play surfaces user friendly.

 

Ensure access for physically disabled pupils/parents /carers to all floors Stair lifts investigated and costed

 

 

Three quotes obtained in 2011 for possible development in 2013/14

See above

Advised building does not lend itself to adaption, but will investigate other possibilities School is fully inclusive and physical accessibility is increased

 

For future consideration

 

Ensure access for physically disabled pupils/parents /carers to all floors Stair lifts investigated and costed

 

 

Three quotes obtained in 2011 for possible development in 2013/14

Funding and nature of the building restricts inclusion for all.

Advised building does not lend itself to adaption, but will investigate other possibilities. Not achieved at this point. Jan 2017

 

Address

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
St Peter’s Park Road
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2BA

Contact

Tel / Fax: 01843 861738
Email: info@st-josephs-broadstairs.kent.sch.uk

KCSP

Kent Catholic Schools Partnership
Website: kcsp.org.uk
Telephone: 01622 232662

Headteacher
Mrs Linda Briggs

 

Chair of Governors
Mr John Darby