Environment & Facilities
Newfield is a purpose built special school building which is equipped with all necessary facilities to provide the highest standards of education and care.
All classes are resourced to a high standard; there are interactive whiteboards in every class base together with a wide range of computers and peripherals and an extensive variety of audio visual teaching aids. Some classrooms are equiped with over head tracking allowing for minimum disruption to learning, whilst ensuring all children’s moving and handling needs are met safely.
In addition, there are specialist facilities that include:
- 4D Multi Sensory Studio
- 4D Multi Sensory equipped Hall
- 4D Multi Sensory Hydrotherapy pool (with specialist teachers employed)
- Food Technology room
- A variety of meeting/training facilities for parents/carers and professionals to use
The 4D sensory spaces enable learners to be immersed in a huge range of environments - from an autumnal experience, to an under water world or the moon and space! Learners can interact with the environments using switches and touch screen technologies.
The pool is equipped with underwater speakers as well as the light and image technologies of the 4D equipment.
Outside, there are well maintained grounds, and hard play areas equipped with all weather musical instruments, play equipment and an outdoor gym. There is also a sensory garden containing story teller corner, a willow tree tunnel and raised planter beds for children, including those in wheelchairs, to access planting and gardening activities.