Sensory and Physical Needs

Our School

Sensory and Physical Needs

Hearing/Visual Impairment, Physical Disabilities, Multi- Sensory Impairment & Medical Needs

  • We provide support and practical aids where appropriate to ensure pupils can access the curriculum.
  • We seek advice and guidance from school health for pupils with significant medical needs
  • We run intervention sessions to improve pupil skills, e.g. gross and fine motor skills
  • We request and act upon advice and guidance from the Newcastle Children’s Vision Team and Hearing Impairment Team.
  • When it is appropriate we use ICT to enhance pupil’s access to the curriculum.
  • When required staff receive training in understanding the impact of a physical or sensory need on the teaching of learning of the child.
  • There is wheelchair access throughout school and in nursery.
  • Our staff understand and apply the Medicine Policy
Useful Websites
Visual Impairment
Hearing Impairment

St Mark's Catholic Primary School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number No 7841435.

Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH