Ballacottier School is located in Farmhill on Clybane Road.

There are regular buses to the area and a bus stop is located at the bottom of the road on Stevenson Way.

The school site, including a separate private nursery, which can be accessed on foot following a pedestrian pathway to the main entrance, Early Years Foundation Stage entrance and the front playground (next to the school field).

All classrooms can be accessed by external classroom doors apart from upper juniors where there are stairs and a lift. The site is fully accessible to wheelchair users apart from a room used by the Youth Service above the sports hall.

There is a car park that includes a drop off zone and 2 Blue Badge parking spaces.

Pupils who attend our Specialist Provision Centre (SPC) are able to access their learning space through the ‘Rainbow Room’ entrance. Those pupils arriving or being collected by minibus / car can use the rear car park for easier and safer access.

There is one general disabled toilet located in the junior corridor.

There are 3 accessible toilets and changing facilities within our Specialist Provision Centre.

Accessibility Plan

Schools are required to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ for children with disabilities under the Isle of Man Equality Act 2017, to alleviate any substantial disadvantage that a disabled child faces in comparison to non-disabled children. This can include, for example, the provision of an staff support, specialist equipment and resources or adjustments to

premises. A copy of the schools' Accessibility Plan can be found below: