Accessibility for
Education

Access Audits for Schools

Our team of NRAC Certified Access Consultants specialise in accessible education provision from working with schools through to developing education programmes for disabled pupils visiting major exhibitions such as the world exposition Expo 2020 Dubai or museums such as London’s Science Museum or Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museums Wales.

Our NRAC Certified Access Consultants are specialists in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2015Schools Direct Access have worked with range in size and complexity from primary to sixth form colleges, some with Special Educational Need (SEN) departments, others operating as solus SEN sites. We work closely with faith schools including voluntary aided schools, voluntary controlled schools, and faith academies for Jewish, Islamic, Roman Catholic and Church of England denominations.

We have also covered the whole range of local authority or community schools, foundation schools, free schools and city technology colleges across the UK. We have also worked with specialist pupil referral units. Direct Access are the longest standing member of the Incensu National Register of Education Suppliers recommended by our customers since 2013.

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Education Access Audits and Accessibility Plans

Direct Access bases recommendations on best practice guidance,  including BS8300: 2018 – Design of an accessible and inclusive built environment – Code of practice.

Our education services range from access consultation on the design of new schools and classrooms to auditing of existing premises and project managing adaptations for a new pupil with specific access needs to writing school accessibility plans.

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International Schools

Direct Access’ work with education providers extends as far as the United States. Recently, were a guest exhibitor at the UASSP Mid-Winter Conference at the Dixie Convention Centre in St. George, Utah.

Here, we introduced the Direct Access Evacuation Chair range to Secondary School Principals in the local area following our contract to supply, install, service and deliver training for our Chairs to all political subdivisions and non-profit organisations within the state for a five-year term to 2026.

Address

Direct Access Consultancy Limited
Room 2, Regent House
Princes Court
Beam Heath Way
Nantwich, CW5 6PQ.

Tel: 0845 056 4421.

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