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Outline of key Facilities for Disabled Staff, Students and Visitors
The Main building has two lifts which service all floors. One lift is positioned in the central hub of the building and the other in the south wing of the building.
There is no lift in the sports complex
Disabled Refuge Points
The main building has disabled refuge points on all floors.
These points have an emergency call signal system which is relayed to a light-board in the main office to indicate the position of the disabled person awaiting assistance.
There are two dedicated parking spaces available in the main car park. These are located as close as possible to the main entrance and have ramp access.
There are three entrances/exits to the building which are level and allow wheelchair access.Two of these entrances/exits do not have wheelchair friendly doors and have no automatic openers fitted and neither would be easy for a wheelchair bound person to use without assistance. However, the main entrance to the school has a wheelchair/disabled usable door which although does not open automatically does have a large button which can be pressed to open the doors.
The sports complex allows access to the foyer,
Disabled Toilet Access
There are disabled toilets located around the main building of the school on each floor. Ground floor x 4, First floor x 3 and Second floor x 3
There is no disabled toilet access in the sports complex
Hearing Loop System
Both the main school hall and the reception areas of the school have hearing loop systems.
There is no hearing loop system in the sports complex.
Emergency Evacuation Beacons
The SEN Department classrooms and work rooms along with the main school hall are all fitted with red flashing beacons for dual indication of emergency evacuation procedure. These beacons are installed to assist those with a hearing impairment.
Visitors who have a hearing impairment
Visitors who have a hearing impairment can also carry a radio linked device which is compatible with the school’s emergency evacuation system which will vibrate should the emergency evacuation system is activated.