Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Stanton Vale has a very close working relationship with the Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

Working in partnership with health colleagues means any specialist equipment and programmes that they recommend can be integrated in to the pupil’s school day. The school has a part time Physiotherapist’s Assistant onsite, Sarah Slaney. The school Physiotherapist is Catherine Gopsill. The school’s Occupational Therapists – Selina Sutton and Sarah Calder (Paediatric technical instructor)

Sensory OT

Stanton Vale employ a part-time sensory OT who works very closely with class teams to ensure pupils have bespoke sensory diets to support their learning and development.

Rebound Therapy 

Rebound Therapy uses a trampoline to enable pupils to experience movement, from gentle rhythmical bouncing to more high-energy workouts. Pupils experince movement which helps their gross motor skills, independence, interaction and communication as well as enabling them to have lots of fun.

Speech & Language Therapy 

The school employs a Speech and Language Therapist who works with individual pupils, classes and across school on developing and implementing communication systems.