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Fairfield School

Soundbeam

Sensory Team Soundbeam Soundbeam is an award-winning ‘touch free’ sound device which uses sensor technology to translate body movement into music and sound. It gives children and adults the opportunity, regardless of their impairments or disability, to play music individually or as a member of a group.  At Fairfield School, pupils across the whole school …

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Sensory Pod

Sensory Team Sensory Pod Our interactive sensory pod offers students the choice to be either actively or passively immersed in a calming sensory environment which helps them calm and regulate in time of stress or anxiety or as a means of totally relaxing during an immersive sensory session. Sensory mood lighting balances the sensory system …

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Yoga

PSHE Yoga We follow the Yoga at School Programme which combines yoga poses with games and songs. Each session follows a structure to include Yoga poses, breathing exercises, chanting or relaxation techniques. The benefits of Yoga Improving motor control and motor planning skills Developing physical strength, muscle tone and balance Promoting flexibility and correcting postural …

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Adapted Cycling

Physical Provision Adapted Cycling Adapted cycling, also known as inclusive cycling or adaptive cycling, refers to the modification of bicycles and cycling equipment to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This can involve using specialized bicycles, tricycles, handcycles, tandem bikes, or other adaptive devices that make cycling accessible to people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, …

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Community Visits

PSD Community Visits Students have the opportunity to participate in community visits, where they can develop their understanding of the wider world and their place within it. This includes visits to local supermarkets, shops and cafes; community gardens; theatres; and visits to local sports facilities, including the gym and swimming baths. They also engage in …

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Moving & Handing

Moving & Handing Manual Handling Adviser  Penny Townsend is the moving and handling specialist for Kirklees Schools. Penny is a qualified children’s physiotherapist and has a specialist qualification in moving and handling.   Penny provides support to Fairfield School staff and students in the form of training in safer handling techniques, this includes using the hoists, …

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Nursing Team

Nursing Team Locala’s School Nursing Teams work in partnership with families, education, social care and other health professionals, to support children and young people to ensure that their health needs are being met. The team based at Fairfield undertake a range of activities aimed at improving and maintaining the health of children and young people in …

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SALT

SALT Speech and Language Therapy Our Speech and language therapist (SLT) works with children who have communication and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties. These children may experience difficulties in the following areas: Listening to and understanding words/instructions Talking in words and sentences Using clear speech Social communication and interaction Fluent speech (stammering) Eating, drinking & swallowing …

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy The team of physiotherapists based at Fairfield specialise in assessing and treating our children. They treat a wide range of conditions using specialist skills to maximise independence and function of the child.  The staff are registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) and have Enhanced CRB checks.  Some are also members of the Chartered …

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