You are here:

Provision for pupils temporarily in wheelchairs

Ref: 4943
Last updated on 6 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
What provision should be made for a pupil temporarily in a wheelchair? We relay advice from the Department for Education and the Equality Advisory Support Service on adjustments for pupils whose mobility is temporarily impaired. We also link to case studies of schools providing adjustments.

Article tools


  1. 1 Making adjustments  
  2. 2 School site and buildings: adjustments for accessibility
  3. 3 Classroom adjustments
  4. 4 Toilet assistance
  5. 5 Pupils pushing wheelchairs
  6. 6 Health and safety considerations

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.