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(UK) York: Special needs school opens sensory room

Feb 18, 2022, York Press: Hob Moor Oaks School York sensory room open

NE England

IT was a big day for pupils at one York school as a fantastic new facility was opened for them to use. A newly refurbished sensory room for primary aged children with special educational needs and disabilities has opened at Hob Moor Oaks Academy in York…. Hob Moor Oaks head teacher Olivia Hargreaves said: “It’s no surprise to say that our children love it.” “The room enables pupils to develop awareness through a range of sensory experiences including visual, tactile, auditory, voice output – including breath – and movement. It’s fabulous – the range of equipment encourages curiosity and children’s confidence is given a real boost.”… Hob Moor Oaks, in Acomb, provides specialist education for primary aged pupils with disabilities across York as well as in North Yorkshire and the East Riding…. The school, part of Ebor Academy Trust, offers a specialist curriculum incorporating a range of learning opportunities and experiences enabling children to thrive. Ebor Academy Trust operates 24 schools across York, Selby, the East Riding and Hull and on the Yorkshire Coast….


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