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  • Peterhouse School
    Preston New Road
    Churchtown
    Southport
    Merseyside
    PR9 8PA
  • Head: Janet Allan
  • T 01704 506682
  • F 01704 506683
  • E admin@aipeterhouse.org
  • W www.peterhouseschool.com
  • A special independent school for pupils aged from 5 to 19 with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Sefton
  • Pupils: 44
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: Paid by the LA £90,896 - £120,044 pa
  • Open days: Visits by appointment, arranged via school office
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 16th July 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 19th June 2009
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

All the buzz words around positive intervention seem to take shape and become a reality here. Very high staff ratio, always someone around keeping an eye – as close as is necessary, but no closer. Students still have room to...

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What the school says...

Our school caters for children on the autism spectrum. We aim to: maximize each indivdidual's educational potential; acknowledge each pupil as a person with a focus on their preferences and strengths; acknowledge each person's autism, the unique impact of this and the personalised strategies required; focus on outcomes in preparation for adulthood - preparing young people to be 'successful adults with autism' ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

All the buzz words around positive intervention seem to take shape and become a reality here. Very high staff ratio, always someone around keeping an eye – as close as is necessary, but no closer. Students still have room to breathe, and sometimes just to ‘be’, whilst clearly feeling safe. At the time of our visit, school was bouncing with pride on the back of their most recent Ofsted report, which describes the school as 'outstanding' in all areas.

Headteacher

Since 2011, Janet Allan BA PGCE SEN Dipl NPQH. Previously deputy head (joined school in 2003 as a class teacher).

A mother of two teenagers, she lives locally, and with a ready smile and genuine handshake, offers a warm welcome to the school. Very much a team player, she knows and is known by all and values...

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Special Education Needs

Peterhouse School provides education and care for up to 64 young people with autistic spectrum disorders. Placements are provided on a day or residential basis. Residential placements may be weekly, termly or 52 week, and we also provide respite provision.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory Y
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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