School Facilities

Article 23: Children with a disability - A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and independence, and to play an active part in the community.

We are a Unicef Rights Respecting School. The Rights Respecting School Award puts children's rights at the heart of schools in the UK.

We aim to be a safe and inspiring place to learn, where children are respected, their talents and nurtured and they are able to thrive.

The Rights Respecting Schools Award embeds these values in daily school life at Oscott Manor School and gives children the best chance to lead happy, healthy lives and to be responsible, active citizens.

Classrooms

Each classroom is set up to best meet the needs of the learners within it. All pupils have individual support plans and many strategies relate to the learning environments. The learning environment is personalised as far as possible and class teachers work closely with the SENDCO and Occupational Therapist to ensure pupils needs are met.

Occupational Therapy Room

This is a well-equipped sensory gymnasium used by a qualified occupational therapist who works at the school for two full days per week. Occupational therapy is offered based on class or pupil needs identified through parent or staff referral

Safe Space

This room is designed to be used by pupils who need time limited safe space outside of the classroom. The room contains padded mats and punchbags as well as boxing gloves for pupil use. Use of this room is restricted to those pupils whose personal support plans indicate that safe space is needed.

Horticulture

Facilities on-site include a polytunnel and an orchard. Our pupils can grow plants and flowers and apply their knowledge of maths, science and geography.

Playground

We have a small and contained playground with a basketball court and peripheral seating. Each key stage has use of the playground at different times to allow safe space to play.

School Kitchen

We have a cook serve kitchen and school meals are prepared on the premises by a skilled cook and assistant. The kitchen staff are able to make reasonable adjustments to meet the dietary needs of our pupils.

Allotment

The school has an allotment at Donegal Road allotments where pupils plant, grow and harvest a variety of vegetables. The vegetables are used in school as part of planned food technology lessons.

Library

The library offers a quiet space for pupils to order and choose suitable books linked to their areas of interest. Pupils can use the space to read quietly at lunchtime and during guided reading sessions.

Sports Facilities

Oscott Manor is a small school with limited space for sporting facilities. We use various local community sports facilities to ensure a wide range of sporting opportunities are available for our pupils on a regular basis. This includes the running track at Alexander Stadium, football facilities at Goals and horse riding at Wishaw Riding Stables.

Life Skills Room

We have a fully equipped life skills room where young people can learn a range of skills including preparing food, cooking, cleaning, washing up and operating standard household equipment safely.

Music Suite

The music suite contains a range of electronic and acoustic musical instruments and computers offering music software. This room is used for KS3 music lessons as well as individual or small group instrumental lessons and lunchtime music clubs.

School Minibuses

We have two school minibuses which are used regularly to take pupils to off-site learning venues such as Alexander Stadium, Goals, the Botanical Gardens, Wishaw Riding Stables and Kingstanding Well-being Centre.

Our team

Victoria Miller

Headteacher

Paul Thomas

Teaching Assistant

Eunice Taylor

Teaching Assistant

Vacancy

School Business Manager

Gary Powell

Teaching Assistant

Debbie Powell

Communications Co-ordinator

Jan Exton

Deputy Headteacher

Malti Patel

Teaching Assistant

Suzanne Brisband

Administration and Finance Assistant

Safeguarding

Oscott Manor School works closely with other agencies
to ensure that a children’s welfare is protected.

Should concerns arise regarding your child we will always
follow the procedures laid down by the Birmingham
Safeguarding Committee.

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