Disability is defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA): A person has a disability if he or she has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day to day activities. The SEN and Disability Act 2001 extended the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) to cover education. Since September 2002, the Governing Body has had three key duties towards disabled pupils, under Part 4 of the DDA:
This plan sets out the proposals of the Governing Body of the school to increase access to education for disabled pupils in the three areas required by the planning duties in the DDA including:
It is a requirement that the school’s accessibility plan is resourced, implemented and reviewed and revised as necessary. Below you can find a set of action plans showing how the school will address the priorities identified in the plan.
Please see our school policies page for further information regarding accessibility, equality and inclusion...