Accessibility Plan

2020 – 2023



The Accessibility Plan should be read in conjunction with the following policies, strategies and documents:

  • Equality Policy/Objectives
  • Staff Training and Development Plan
  • Health & Safety
  • Special Educational Needs Policy
  • Behaviour Policy
  • School Improvement Plan



In Parkview Nursery School, we have a commitment to equal opportunities for all members of the school community and our Accessibility Plan outlines our intention to remove barriers for people with a disability to:

  • increase the extent to which all pupils can participate in the different areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • improve the physical environment of the school
  • improve the availability of accessible information to pupils and/or parents with a disability

Attached is an action plan showing how the school will address the priorities identified.

Compliance with the disability duty under the Equality Act is consistent with the school’s aims, Equality policy and the operation of the school’s Special Educational Needs (SEN) policy.


Parkview Nursery School strives to ensure that the culture and ethos of the school are such that, whatever the abilities and needs of members of the school community, everyone is equally valued and treats one another with respect. Pupils should be provided with the opportunity to experience, understand and value diversity.




The Purpose and Direction of the School’s Plan: Vision and Values

Parkview Nursery School:

  • has high ambitions for its pupils with SEND and expects them to participate and achieve in every aspect of school life;
  • is committed to identifying and then removing barriers to pupils with SEND in all aspects of school life;
  • values the individual and the contribution they make to all aspects of school life;
  • will strive to ensure that they have access to all areas of the curriculum and teaching resources so as to develop fully in their education;


Information from Pupil Data and School Audit

The school has identified that we have, as at the start of the academic year 2014 several students with SEND. Their difficulties include ASC, Hearing Impairment, Speech and Language delay and delayed Physical Development.


In order to ensure that our data is up to date and accurate we will liaise with the Local Authority, our feeder pre-schools and the Health Visitor so as to identify and therefore plan a response to students with a disability well before they arrive.

Approved by Headteacher and Governors

Date: 29th June 2020 Review Date: summer 2023





Target Strategy Outcome Timeframe Evaluation
Staff knowledge in meeting the needs of pupils with ASC

Learning support staff to attend training

All staff to attend basic training

All staff able to meet the needs of pupils with ASC and improve provision and teaching to ensure good outcomes completed All staff have completed level 1 and level 2 ASC awareness training
Provide a quiet room for pupil with ASC

Identify possible location

Source funding

Building work


Pupils with ASC have a space where they can go if they need to retreat from the busy environmnt of nursery completed Building work completed and storage organised




Target Strategy Outcome Timeframe Evaluation
Adequate tactile signage both outside and inside school Source signs and gradually replace exterior signs. Purchase signs for inside school

Access to school is clearly identifed for all users

Areas inside school are clearly identified for all users

completed New signage purchased and displayed
Lighting to car pak

Install motion sensor lighting to edge of building to provide illumination of car park

All users can use the car park safely and signs ae visible completed New lighting purchased and installed




Target Strategy Outcome Timeframe Evaluation
Provide effective communication aids for all children

Staff trained in use of PECS and resources avalable

Purchase ICT comnication aids

All children can communicate using an appropriate method completed Member of staff completed 3 day PECS training and disemminated to all staff.  PECS books and pictures purchased and in use when needed.
Informtion for parents is available in a variety of formats

Research services that are available to convert information into alternative formats

If needed he school can provide informaion in alternative formats ongoing we respond as need arises and are aware of where to seek support when necessary.  For example accessing translation services.





Parkview Aims:

  • To ensure all children are given equal opportunity to achieve their full potential through an education based on their individual needs
  • To scaffold and inspire children's learning with careful consideration given to their interests nurturing them in all areas of learning
  • To provide each and every child with a joyful, stimulating environment which includes rich outdoor learning
  • To celebrate each individual’s achievements through praise each and every day
  • To encourage each individual at Parkview to care for their community and environment


Parkview Values:

  • Happiness and Wellbeing – promoting a kind, positive and respectful environment
  • Health and Self-worth – promoting a healthy, mindful attitude towards life for children and families
  • Nurture - promoting a caring, considerate environment that supports our families
  • Environment – promoting curiosity, awe and wonder at the world through stimulating, challenging activities and resources


Parkview Vision:

We have a clear vision of what we want to achieve at Parkview Nursery School:

  • To provide a welcoming, nurturing environment in which children feel safe to take risks
  • To create an environment in which our children, families and staff feel respected and listened to
  • To help all children to prepare for a bright future

Parkview Nursery School – ‘Inspiring young hearts, bodies and minds’.


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