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All children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) should be able to reach their full potential in school. At Short Wood this means giving them access to the school building, the outside environment, the curriculum and the wider school life

Staff support children with toileting needs, in conjunction with parents. We are a school that can be easily accessed by wheel chair users for example, wide corridors and door openings, disabled toilets, all outdoor areas accessible, changing facilities.

The school have specific resources – Changeable height desks, sloping boards, pencil grips, wobble cushions,

TA’s who specifically support children to access all areas of school life. Staff have attended training to support child access the curriculum. : how to test hearing aids and support children with hearing loss, , moving and handling training to support moving children with physical needs.


Overall School: 96.6%

Short Wood Primary School and NEST Nursery- Aiming high, growing dreams. School is re open for pupils in The Nursery Nest, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6, as well as pupils of our key workers and other identified children. If you would like your child to return please call the school office so we can book them into a bubble. Our NEST Nursery still has 30 hour funded places for September 2020. For more information or to reserve a place please contact the school office.