The Barnstaple school has a brand new multi-sensory room which will help improve the lives of disabled young people.

A brand new sensory room has opened for disabled young people in Barnstaple.

The Lord’s Taverners and BT officially opened the multi-sensory room for young people with physical and learning disabilities at Lampard Community School.

The opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.ukThe opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.uk

It was installed thanks to funding from BT.

Claire Cowen-Brown, head of care and safeguarding, said: “This new sensory room is an amazing addition to our school.

The opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.ukThe opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.uk

“Our students will be able to use it for a wide variety of reasons such as relaxation, creativity, and fine and gross motor skill improvements.

“We’re very grateful to the Lord’s Taverners, BT and Experia for helping make the installation of this sensory room possible.”

The opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.ukThe opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.uk

Paul Coles, BT’s regional partnership director for the South West, praised the partnership, which has now installed 29 sensory rooms across the UK.

He added: “Sensory rooms such as this are helping to transform lives and provide a lasting benefit to the people who use them.”

The opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.ukThe opening of the new sensory room at Lampard Community School. Picture: www.andycaseyphotography.co.uk