Including disabled pupils into the mainstream Wadhurst Primary school in East Sussex is a small school that is extremely successful with mainstream and special needs pupils. They have effectively integrated ten statemented children with varying degrees of disability ranging from Daniel, a 7 year old with cerebral palsy, to Anna, an 8 year old with severe visual impairment.
Discover how this integration has been achieved, where outside help and support been has been accessed, and what creative solutions have been found when support has been unavailable.
The Wadhurst story is an honest appraisal of the reality of dealing with severely disabled pupils in a mainstream setting. Primary schools can gain insight from this school’s experiences, both their successes and failures.