Additionally Resourced Centre

Additionally Resourced Centre for students with Medical or Physical Conditions

The Additionally Resourced Centre (The ARC) specialises in supporting secondary age students with long-term physical or medical disabilities. Admittance into the ARC is strictly controlled through the Local Authority, specialist applications are made through an existing provision(school) directly to the Local Authority.

We support students who are able to access a secondary curriculum from level 3 up to A Level.

Most recently, students from the ARC have been accepted into Durham and Newcastle University and have shown that with the right support all students can be academically successful.

The ARC provides specialist care including –

hoisting, toileting, feeding, mobility arrangements, ergonomically assistive technology and equipment, disability sports, specialist work experience placements, in class scribe and readers.

The school is specially adapted to meet the needs of physically disabled students who have mobility requirements, we have elevators to all floors, ramps, specialist physio facilities, specialist toilets, wide door openings and ground floor access to study facilities.

We have an exciting specialist sport programme, enabling students to in regional and national event. We have a number of students’ who are regional and national winners.

For further information about the ARC please contact Amy Anderson (SENCO Manager) on 0191 265 6091 or speak with your existing educational provider.