- Pontville School
Black Moss Lane
- Head: Justine Sims
- T 01695 578 734
- F 01695 579 224
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.pontville.co.uk
- A special independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 19
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Lancashire
- Pupils: 61
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Pontville provides a specialised and high quality education for young people with Social Communication Difficulties, this includes: ASD, Aspergers Syndrome, speech and language difficulties. Accreditation is available across all key stages and includes: GCSE, NVQ, Entry Level Awards, ASDAN and Unit certification schemes.
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Special Education Needs
Pontville School provides a highly specialised and quality educational service for pupils with Social Communication Difficulties, including: ASD, Asperger Syndrome, Speech and Language difficulties etc. Day and 38 week residential provision is available, with 52 week provision available via Witherslack Care children's home. The school offers a comprehensive package of accreditation opportunities including: GCSE, NVQ, Entry Level Awards, ASDAN and Unit certification. The curriculum includes access to the National Curriculum with modifications to ensure the delivery and acquisition of communication skills. The school has its own Speech and Language Therapy department to offer individual and group therapy. Pontville is part of the well established and recognised Witherslack Group of Schools.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|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|