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Access Facilities for students

The School is on a purpose built site which includes:

  • A Special Educational needs area which includes three rooms for individual/small group work with students whose needs cannot be met entirely through the curriculum.
  • All corridors ramped to allow wheelchair access.
  • Two lifts which enable access to all floors.
  • 450 networked computers in the school that all students have access to. This gives a ratio of about 3:1 students to computers. There are 9 designated ICT rooms and the other computers are spread out throughout the school in department areas. On top of this all teaching rooms have a networked computer linked to a digital projector and sound system for class use. These computers can be adapted in various ways to facilitate the numerous different needs of students.
  • Extensive fields and a well-equipped Sports Hall and Gymnasium, tennis and squash courts and a fitness suite.
  • In Technology we have dedicated CAD/CAM equipment that includes, a CNC routing machine, CNC engraver and a laser cutter along with and 2 vinyl cutters. In Food technology there are two dedicated Food rooms along with 2 class rooms for teaching theory. Each Food room is equipped with 12 ovens and various utensils for food preparation.
  • 10  fully equipped science labs
  • 4 specialist Art and Design rooms
  • 3 performing arts and dance studios
  • 3 breakout areas for  individualised learning
  • 5 eating areas for different year groups
  • Medical room.

Within the science labs and technology rooms there are special benches than can be adapted to cater for various disabilities a student may have.

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