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Lively and cheerful - buzzing with purposeful activity and happy little learners. Parents are buying into the whole Bolton School package and teachers have the freedom to develop children at their own pace, treating them as individuals and to enrich the curriculum without being bound by the rules of Ofsted or the rigmarole of Sats. The parents we met agreed that their children’s happiness and confidence is the priority at this age and that the school provides that in spades…

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Since April 2022, Jo Field BA GTP NPQH, previously deputy head and acting head at Eagley Infant School in Bolton, where she worked for seven years. She has worked in several other Bolton primary and infant schools. Married with two teenage children, she lives in the town and enjoys hiking and spending time in the great outdoors.


Children assessed through an informal one-to-one chat with head and a play in her office. Parents said the process treated their children as individuals and was not at all intimidating. ‘My son went in crying,’ said one mum, ‘and came out smiling, with a teddy and a sticker.’ School says it's not looking for any reading or writing skills - just for an ‘inquisitive and curious child who can follow instructions and is open to learning’. They do...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
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

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