School Facilities

The Brook and The Willow Schools work in a state of the art building which is totally accessible and  includes two lifts plus the infrastructure for a third.  Some of the facilities are listed below:
  • Ramps/doors/rails to all areas
  • Ceiling tracking/hoists/slings
  • Manual handling resources/policy
  • Flexible environment which can be used for whole school, small group activities
  • Classrooms for the whole range of needs individually designed for those groups eg ASD classes and PMLD classes
  • Accommodation for storage of equipment for pupils with complex needs
  • Disabled toilet and changing facilities for pupils and staff
  • Accessible signage and wayfaring
  • Display/décor for pupils with visual impairment
  • Acoustic systems for hearing impaired pupils and others to reduce environmental noise
  • Emergency/evacuation procedures
  • CCTV and security throughout the school and grounds
  • Grounds work/pathways and play equipment

Specialist Resources
  • Multisensory soft play room
  • Specialist dark room for visual stimulation
  • HE and Art, Design & Technology bases
  • Dance and Music studios
  • Library and ICT suite
  • Augmentative communication via technology so that each student has complete access to the whole curriculum via switches or other aids.
  • Play therapy room
  • Sensory and sound gardens
  • Market garden
  • Heated pool
  • Assembly/sports/dining hall with specialist light and sound facilities
  • Trampoline for rebound therapy
  • Adapted minibuses
  • Accessible/adapted toilet/changing areas with plinths and hoists
  • Specialist individual equipment for pupils ordered by physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational and Dietary Therapists
  • All classrooms have computers/interactive whiteboards/clever touh with appropriate switches, software and internet access
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