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Sensory Team

Sensory Meadow

Sensory Meadow Creating a sensory meadow from a patch of grass wasteland at Fairfield School was a great project to take on 7 years ago and we can now boast an amazing range of features and benefits for the students and the school environment. Here’s an outline of the features and benefits it currently offers: …

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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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Vision and Positive Looking

Sensory Team Vision and Positive Looking At Fairfield School we follow the Positive Looking scheme, devised by practitioner Gwynne McCormack, to support students with vision loss and impairment including conditions such as Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Students work on personalised learning goals to support their vision, cognition and understanding of the wider world around them …

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Dough Disco

Sensory Team Dough Disco Dough Disco is a fun activity which combines the use of play dough with a series of hand and finger exercises designed to improve fine muscle control. The movements develop children’s fine and gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination and self-esteem.  It involves moulding coloured dough in time to music and performing …

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MSI

Sensory Team MSI & Intervenors The MSi provision team focus on the education of children with Multi-Sensory Impairment (deafblindness) at Fairfield School. The legal definition for deafblindness in Britain is: ‘A person is regarded as deafblind if their combined sight and hearing impairment cause difficulties with communication, access to information and mobility. This includes people …

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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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