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Fairfields School (Special)

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Address

Trinity Avenue
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN2 6JN
United Kingdom

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Other facilities on site

  • Car parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Sensory impairment adaptations
  • Therapy rooms
  • Under 5 facilities
  • Wheelchair adaptations

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Description

Fairfields School is a special primary school for 120 pupils aged 3-11 years in West Northamptonshire. It is run by the Local Authority.

Pupils have EHC Plans that stating their primary (main) needs are -

  • Cognition and Learning Needs:

i.e. Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD) i.e. Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD)

Pupils may also have the following secondary (other) needs -

  • Communication and Interaction Needs:

i.e. Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) i.e. Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)

  • Sensory and/or Physical Needs

All pupils will have an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Plan. The Local Authority will have identified their needs as requiring placement at Fairfields School.

Hydrotherapy Pool

Fairfields has a pool, staffed with their own teacher and lifeguard. The pool is 9 meters long and 6 meters wide, and is kept at 33 Celsius. Although used during the school day, the pool is often available at weekends and during the evening. Contact the school for more details.

Conductive Education

Conductive Education (CE) is a system of training for people with motor disorders (especially children), which aims to reduce their dependence on artificial aids.

Fairfields are very proud that Conductive Education is a specialism of their school. Indeed, they are one of the few schools in the country able to offer CE to children aged 0-4 with physical difficulties.

The school runs a free 'Conductive School for Parents' group every Tuesday (during term-times), 10.30am-12noon. Bring your own lunch. For further information, please call Mrs Beni Constantinou on 01604 714777 or email [email protected].

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Additional Information

SENCo: Sara Clarkson ([email protected])

Accreditations
Ofsted Grade: Outstanding (26 June 2018)
Locality
  • Northampton Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Age range
Suitable for ages from 36 months to 11 years
Referral route
Professional Referral
For people with
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Speech, Language, and Communication Needs (SLCN)
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Early Years
  • Assessment Needed
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
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Last updated 19 February 2024