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Some of our Year 9 Health & Social Care students are doing amazing things to improve our school’s accessibility.

For their qualifications, their coursework requires them to have a solid understanding of the impact of discrimination and how individuals with disabilities may lose their independence. Inspired by this, these students set out to make our school building more accessible to the blind and partially sighted by creating braille signs!

Working together, the students studied braille, created a template, and used glue guns to create the raised parts of their signs. With braille signs now up all around school, we are extremely proud of these students for not only making our school a place which is welcoming to all, but also for raising awareness around disabilities.

The students are now creating a presentation which they will deliver to younger students in Personal, Social, and Health Education classes in order to educate all of our young people about the importance of accessibility in language.