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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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    ASD report Dec 2017

  • ‘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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  • Lots of exciting activities at school - three news stories added today! See Oak View Website https://t.co/0eQa3Nf0LK

  • Pupils from Oak View attended an inclusive sports hall athletic event for KS1 & KS2 pupils with SEND. See more at https://t.co/EcNMLU7167 https://t.co/8sKJErTnSj

  • Oak View Parents Coffee Morning - Friday 1st march, 9:30 to 11:00. All welcome, meet other parents, have a chat and a cup of tea. Social Worker Michelle Jephcott will be joining us and answer questions.

  • Supporting Siblings - Parent Workshop, delivered by SIBS https://t.co/6ZfQHM8hnQ, hosted by Epping Forest Inclusion Project. Insight into siblings' needs; practical ideas and supporting siblings with their feelings. Phone them on 01992 564226. Book at https://t.co/5tWZcXP7RY

  • Maples Respite: at today's coffee morning, parents made a plan to challenge the decision to reduce capacity at Maples Respite Centre. Letters and more information will be sent out soon to parents.

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