Discover the ways your school can make your education as accessible as possible, and their legal duties to do so.Find out more about 'Step One: Know What Support You Can Expect'
Six Steps for Starting Secondary School
Starting secondary school is the beginning of an exciting journey. Being a blind or partially sighted student can add a few extra challenges. That’s why making sure everything is in place for starting secondary school is vital.
We want to help you get your journey off to the best start, so check out our six steps in getting ready to start secondary school.
Our top tip?! The most important thing to remember when starting school is to enjoy it! It’s an exciting time full of opportunities to learn, make friends and have fun.
There will be ups and downs along the way, but that’s to be expected. The key aim in all our steps is to give you the best support to enjoy and make the most of your time at school.
Get in touch
If you have any questions you would like to ask about going to school, get in touch with us on StudentSupport@pocklington-trust.org.uk
Find out what an Education Health and Care Plan is, and the ways it can benefit your studies at secondary school.Find out more about 'Step Two: Would You Benefit From an EHCP'
Find out why your QTVI is so important to accessing support at secondary school, and how they can help you as a blind or partially sighted student.Find out more about 'Step Three: Talk to Your QTVI'
Explore some ways to help you get around school as a blind or partially sighted student, with our handy navigation guide.Find out more about 'Step Four: Understand How to Get Around School'
Discover the benefits of telling people about your vision impairment at secondary school, and how it can help you access the support you need.Find out more about 'Step Five: Tell People About Your Vision Impairment'