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Medeshamstede Academy


  • Building is purpose-built to suit the needs of students with ASD
  • Single level wheelchair access to all areas in the school
  • Disabled toilets throughout the school
  • All rooms have glass frontage for safeguarding allowing pupils and staff to be visible at all times
  • Physical structure in teaching rooms
  • Changing facilities for students
  • Disabled car parking spaces available
  • Signage visually marking all areas 
  • Diagrams in rooms showing fire exits and assembly points
  • Doors operate on a magnetic lock system throughout the school for safety reasons
  • There is a contained pod on entry to reception with 2 sets of double doors to secure pupils who may attempt to abscond
  • There are nappy changing rooms including shower facility
  • There is a shower room designated for older girls hygiene
  • All necessary equipment and adjustments to the environment are funded through the school budget and the school development plan
  • There is a Disability and Equality Policy
  • We have an Accessibility Plan (click for link)

SEN and Disability Policy
The Greenwood Academies Trust have a SEND and Disability Policy which can be found here

Local Offer
The Peterborough City Council SEND Local Offer can be found here