Policy on Disability and Incorporating an Accessibility Plan
Revised September 2015-2018
FreshSteps Education Centre is committed to providing an alternative curriculum to as many students as possible and aims “to enable all young people to achieve their full potential, academically, emotionally, physically and spiritually” (school aims). In particular the Headteacher recognises its responsibility under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) which prevents discrimination against disabled people in their access to education.
The Headteacher recognises its duty under the DDA (as amended by the SEN and Disability Act).
- To promote equality for disabled students in their admissions and exclusions, and provision of education and teaching and learning
- To treat disabled students as favorably
- To take reasonable steps to avoid putting disabled students at a substantial disadvantage
- To publish an Accessibility Plan.
Accordingly, the school will:
Put in place a plan that has three inter-linked elements
|Improvements in access to the curriculum by:
|Physical improvements to increase access to education and associated services by:
|Improvements in the provision of information in a range of formats for disabled students by:
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