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Setting the standard in university inclusivity
Teesside University is leading the field in health & wellbeing with an ‘all-inclusive’ approach to student needs. The University is the first of its kind in the region- and possibly the first in the UK- to install and open a Changing Places assisted, accessible toilet. The facility is strategica...
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Holistically enhancing hierarchy of needs for pupils
“I hadn’t appreciated what a difference it would make for children & staff.”   That is the view of estates manager of Kingsweston School in Bristol, Clive Farmer, and the reasoning behind his specification of fixtures, including a Closomat Palma Vita shower (wash & dry) toilet, for the...
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“Outstanding” education includes addressing pastoral needs
A school already rated as ‘outstanding’ in its ability to help its pupils grow independently is delivering even better pastoral care with new, state of the art toilet facilities. Bedelsford School in Kingston-upon-Thames has invested £600,000 in creating additional, and remodelled learning spaces of...
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Rising to the challenge of 21st century learning
Pupils of all abilities are being given every opportunity to be equipped for life, even to personal care, as a result of strategic planning at a new flagship £20m+ ‘super school’. Ysgol Bro Dinfewr replaces two former secondary schools in Carmarthenshire, and is part of the Welsh Government’s School...
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Adding value to children’s education
Children with disabilities are benefitting from an innovative approach to adapting their environment. Cornwall Council has commissioned facilities management provider CORMAC Ltd to deliver value-added adaptations to school premises, to accommodate specific special needs pupil requirements. To enable...
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‘Outstanding’ special needs provision now extends to personal care
A 30+% increase in pupil numbers has prompted a college to further enhance its level of care, with stateof-the-art hygiene facilities. Elms Bank Specialist Arts College in Bury is already ‘on the map’, being a national teaching school and rated ‘outstanding’ for its secondary education provision for...
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Future-proofing holistic approach to student needs
Delivery of high quality education that meets individual needs is being fulfilled in London Borough of Havering through an innovative approach to inclusivity. Havering College of Further & Higher Education in Hornchurch has just opened a new hygiene room at its Ardleigh Campus, to compliment ex...
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‘Whole life’ approach helps children realise their fullest potential
East Dunbartonshire Council’s Education Service has tasked its build partners to ensure that children with special needs at two of their new-build schools will be able to go to school feeling comfortable- right through to going to the toilet. As a result, a primary and a secondary school in Kirkinti...
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Going to the toilet helps broaden college appeal…
A London college focused on providing excellence and an environment where students can maximise their potential is now able to open its doors more inclusively- by investment in a toilet. Stanmore College in Middlesex has opened a new hygiene room, allowing it to fulfil the requirements of a specific...
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Cramlington School
Free-ly open to all… The North East’s first free school is now open, to all, through an innovative approach to pupils’ pastoral needs. Cramlington Village Primary School in Cramlington, Northumberland, aims to focus on individual children’s needs. As part of that ethos, a key...
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Lonsdale School
A ‘state of the art’ facility for children with physical and neurological impairments (PNI). Hertfordshire County Council built Marriott & Lonsdale combined school complex, the latter being an all-age school with integral residential department for 84 disabled pupils, which delivers...
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Rose Hill Primary School
Investing in future-proof accessibility Stockport Council is providing state of the art facilities for its Marple pupils – right through to the toilets. In a programme to optimise school provision for pupils of primary school age, the Council closed two schools and joined them with Rose Hill Primary...
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