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Kingswood Primary School - Upper Site

188 Gipsy Road, West Norwood, London, SE27 9RD

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Kingswood Primary School teaches children aged 3 to 11 years.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Gipsy Hill.
  • The nearest underground station is Brixton.

Opening Times (School Term-Time)

  • Monday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Tuesday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Wednesday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Thursday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Friday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Gates)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

Level Change (Main Gates)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium height.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Year 5 & 6 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 60cm (1ft 12in).
  • Comments View
    • If the extension leaf of the door is opened the width is 90cm.

Level Change (Year 5 & 6 Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium height.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Accessible Ground Floor Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • This door is for year 3 pupils and people with mobility impairments.

Outside Access (Years 4 & 5 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Years 4 & 5 Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium height.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the school office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 16:30.
    • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are classrooms for years 4, 5 & 6, plus standard children's toilets.
  • Comments View
    • There are a total of four sets of stairs leading to floors G-1-2.
    • Ground Floor: Years 3 & 4
    • First Floor: Years 4 & 5
    • Second Floor: Years 5 & 6.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s) (Children's Toilets)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the main corridor.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible ground floor entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the main corridor.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are 9m (9yd 2ft) from the accessible ground floor entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are three deep steps without handrails leading into the toilets.
    • Additional children's toilets are on other floors.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.