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Welcome to

St Lawrence

Catholic Primary School

"Our school is a place where we all come together as one community to learn, have fun and make lasting friendships all under God's love and care."

Sensory & Physical Needs

My child has Sensory and/or Physical Needs


This section covers students who have difficulties with:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Gross motor co-ordination
  • Fine motor co-ordination
  • Self-organisation for daily living


What can St Lawrence offer?


All students at St Lawrence’s can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice)

  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes

  • Amplification of sound for aid users

  • School adheres to guidelines on physical access

  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs

  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students


Support for targeted groups may include:

  • Medical Health Care Plans

  • Handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training

  • Group discussions and information giving from our qualified school nurse

  • Access to assistive technology

  • Access to teaching assistant support


Targeted individual support may include:

  • 1:1 Outside Agency support from Advisory Teachers

  • Individual handwriting /fine motor/keyboard skills training

  • Specialist equipment and materials, such as writing slopes and specialised seating.

  • Access to assistive technology.

  • Targeted TA support for complex medical needs, including practical support.