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Services we Provide

'The state-of-the-art resources for physiotherapy and speech and language therapyhave an exceleent impact on pupils' health, physical development and communication, opening the way for them to engage fully in learning.'  Ofsted 2015

FACILITIES

  • Hydrotherapy Pool
  • Physiotherapy Hub (completed March 2013)
  • Overhead ‘H’ system tracking in all areas
  • Full week/full year access to local Health and Fitness Centre.  (The school leases this facility 5 days a week for sole use of adapted gym equipment, dance and Wi-Fi fitness suites, snack bar, ICT room and changing areas).
  • New five class block has replaced the remaining mobile classes (Completed April 2014).

SPECIALIST SERVICES

"  The deep insights teachers and their assistants have of pupils' needs are supported very substantially by the contributions to assessment, planning and training of the academy's physiotherapy and speech and language specialists." Ofsted 2015

  • A Full time Highly Specialised Physiotherapist
  • A Speech and Language Therapist
  • A Specialist Nurse
  • Trained sleep Counsellors (for children with sleep disorders and poor sleep patterns)
  • Staff teams with accredited training on Autistic Spectrum Disorder, MOVE (Mobility via Education – we are an accredited regional centre), Lifting and Manual Handling, Communication and Behavioural Difficulties and Continence
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Orthotics and wheelchair clinics are held at the school

CLASSES AND STAFF TEAMS

  • The general ratio (pupil to staff) is 2 to 1 but Education and Therapy sessions are organised into small groups and on a 1 to 1 basis.
  • Each class group has a teacher as the Teams Leader and a set team of Teaching Assistants
  • The school is organised into phases: Early Years/Primary, Secondary and Post 16.  There is a Deputy Headteacher for each Phase
  • Humberston Park has school wide support teams for ASD, Physical Disability and Safeguarding
  • Where required the school can support pupils in the home e.g. where a child has recurring health problems or is in post-operative recovery.
  • The school also offers home visits to advise and support on Communication and Behaviour, Children’s sleep problems, Continence issues as well as Physical Management and Postural problems.

In addition the school has a well established daily programme where other specialists provide:

  • Singing sessions for all abilities (incliding a school choir)
  • Drumming and percussion sessions
  • Yoga and aerobic sessions
  • Dance classes

'Pupils thrive in this outstandingly supportive environment and receive expert care to promote well-being.  Parents are delighted with their children's progress and say their children feel completely safe at Humberston Park.  Ofsted 2010 

 

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