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Accessibility plan

Guidance for Schools & Colleges

Schools need to ensure that they have an accessibility plan and review it in light of the changes to the SEN system. The plan can be a freestanding document, or it can be incorporated within another plan, such as an equality plan.

A school's accessibility plan should be reviewed at least every three years. The governing body is free to delegate approval of the plan to a committee of the governing body, an individual governor or the head teacher. The requirement for an accessibility plan is driven by the Equality Act 2010 and the Disability Discrimination (Prescribed Times and Periods for Accessibility Strategies and Plans for Schools) (England) Regulations 2005.

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Last updated: 
Thursday, 9 October, 2014
Last updated: 9 October 2014 by Barry Fong