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New Sensory Equipment 

We thank the Charity "Kids in Need" who have made a recent donation to Oak View in the form of sensory equipment.

The new plastic optic fibre will be a safer option in our sensory room than the previous glass fibre. These strands of light creates a beautiful and calm visual environment to help self regulation and relaxation to promote wellbeing.

The robust trampettes and the squeeze machine  provide activity that promotes sensory stimuli to the brain that helps to improve balance and spacial perception. These activities help the child to calm and eventually self regulate their overloaded senses. Over time, this self regulation could improve access to learning.

"Kids in Need" charity invite parents to visit their website to use their application form to request something special for their child. Please go to  http://www.essexinfo.net/kidsinneed/ and view "Application info".

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  • ‘Pupils' relationships with adults are excellent, and they learn respect and appropriate behaviour from the staff. Pupils are accepting of each other’s varying needs, and show pleasure in each other’s successes.’

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  • Autism friendly shopping hour at Morrisons (@morrisons) supermarket - every Sat morning, 9 to 10. Dim lights, no music, avoid using the tannoy and turn check-out beeps.

  • Thank you to all the people who made the music festival a success. Thank you to: the mayor, Stephen Murray, who opened the event; all the parents and friends who gave us so much time and effort. More 'thank you's to follow! Photos on the website https://t.co/8qVe2qr0Qh https://t.co/eG9668cvVU

  • @eefnews @MurrayEFDC A big thank you to Stephen Murray for supporting @OakViewSchool on Saturday at our music festival. he gave a lot of time and talked to many staff, parents and carers, and pupils. Thank you.

  • Getting ready for music festival tomorrow (14th). England WC game will be shown in the hall. We have lots of cold drinks and ice!

  • Great sports day for lower school (morning) and upper/middle (afternoon). https://t.co/pPamHdowaK

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