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Health and Therapy professionals

Oak View has very strong links with external professionals

Nurse - Maria Barnard

Supports staff and parents with links to health service. Coordinates care plans, staff training, dieticiana dn ediatricain clinics, contenence advice. Supports class teachers with sessions around healthy livng and growing up. Work closely with multi-disciplinary team. 07773207914

Speech Therapy - Megan Byrne

 

Physiotherapy - Roz Kettle, Helen Kemble

For pupils who been referred by GP or school nurse for physiotherapy.

Physiothearapists assess pupils mobility, provide activities and strategies for pupils' mobilty goals and functional goals throughout the day (at home and school) and to provide programmes for home and school.

Physios assess and provide postural managementand equipment (eg: standing frames).Hydrotherapy programes. Supporting parents to maximise their child's mobility.  

Their aim is to improve mobility of the pupils to reach their full potential at school and home The provide training for staff for theaputic handling including in the hydro pool. Where required, eg post surgery, blocks of therapy are provided.

They work with  teachers to createSensory Occupational Therapy - Claire Penrick

Music Therapy - Amy 

Music therapy takes place with individual pupils, pairings and small groups throughout the school. Music Therapy provides a safe space to encourage communication, expression of emotional needs, and nurtures creativity and social interaction skills. Music Therapy is particularly valuable for pupils who have limited vocabulary as it is an opportunity to use music as a vehicle for expression.

MOVE programme - Florin 

 

Family Engagement Officer

 

 

 

  • ‘very impressed with the school’s clear sense of purpose in preparing its students for life after school. ’

    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.’

    Ofsted report

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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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  • Pupils learning about opticians

    Visit from opticians to try out eye-test equipment, this gives pupils a fun experience in a safe environment. so that if they visit an optician, the e...

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  • School council

    The school council have been choosing equipment for outdoor learning in muddy woods. The council uses visual to support pupils.

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  • Willow Class visit to Wicked

    Willow class pupils saw a performance of Wicked in London. teh trip, including the travel, was a great success with pupils having new experiences - da...

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