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Fairfield School

Story Massage

Communication Team Story Massage Programme Background of Story Massage Mary Atkinson and Sandra Hooper are co-founders of the Story Massage Programme. They are both massage therapists with a mission to share the benefits of positive and respectful touch with children and adults of all ages and abilities. It is the combination of their interests, experience …

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Walrus

Physical Team Walrus The Walrus is an Inflatable air cushion which is used for positioning, relaxing, social stimulation, and engaging individual pupils in effective communication activities. Pupils show anticipation, independent moving and kicking, vocalisations, eye contact and facial expressions The walrus is good as it also works on postural adjustments, motor planning and sensory stimulation. …

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Soft Play

Physical Team Soft Play At Fairfield School we have a soft play area which is well used and popular with the students. Soft play provides a safe, fun environment for students, supporting their physical programme.  It gives students the confidence to try new things in a soft, safe environment. Our soft play space has dimmed …

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Sensory Integration

Sensory Team Sensory Integration Our well-equipped sensory integration room provides a haven of calm for students who have a diagnosis of autism, sensory processing difficulties, physical needs or struggle with regulation during the course of the school day. Sensory integration refers to the processing, integration, and organisation of sensory information from the body and the …

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Hydro

Physical Team Hydro Fairfield School has its own hydro pool on site. Hydro  involves stimulation and gentle exercise in warm water, incorporated multi-sensory equipment such as lighting and sound to stimulate the senses. Hydro offers tangible benefits to the health and well-being of children and young people with a range of disabilities and health conditions: …

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ABC Sessions

ABC (Agility, Balance and Coordination) ABC sessions consist of a sensory circuit of various activities to promote pupil’s agility, balance and co-ordination. The sessions are planned for each morning in the hall for focused children to access. Activities support individuals in self-regulation, body awareness and co-ordination. Activities involve balancing, climbing, exercise bike, work benches, skipping, …

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MOVE Programme

The MOVE Programme Fairfield School uses The MOVE Programme as a whole school approach to support the needs of our pupils with additional physical needs. The MOVE Programme is a practical mobility programme based on the philosophy that movement is the foundation for learning. Regular opportunities are created throughout the daily routine for increased practice …

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