Holistically enhancing hierarchy of needs for pupils, staff at Bristol school

02 April 2021, 20:47

“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 school’...
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“Outstanding” quality of education includes addressing pastoral needs

02 April 2021, 20:40

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

02 April 2021, 20:36

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

02 April 2021, 20:34

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

02 April 2021, 20:31

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

02 April 2021, 20:28

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

02 April 2021, 20:26

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…

02 April 2021, 20:23

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

02 April 2021, 20:21

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, Northumerland, aims to focus on individual children’s needs. As part of that ethos, a key...
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Lonsdale School

02 April 2021, 20:19

A vision to deliver ‘state of the art’ facilities for children with physical and neurological impairments (PNI) is now being fulfilled – with help from Closomat. Hertfordshire County Council commissioned Balfour Beatty to build the new Marriotts & Lonsdale combined school complex, t...
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Rose Hill Primary School

02 April 2021, 20:17

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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Harrow College

02 April 2021, 20:13

Implementing Changing Places sustains an outstanding facility A college already rated ‘outstanding’ in its approach to social and educational inclusion has continued to exceed basic requirements, right through to its provision of personal hygiene facilities… Harrow College, with he...
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