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  • Oakfield House School
    Station Road
    Salwick
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR4 0YH
  • Head: Angela Clark
  • T 01772 672630
  • F 01772 672631
  • E [email protected]
  • W oakfieldhouseschool.co.uk/
  • A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 12. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health; SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Lancashire
  • Pupils: 42; sixth formers: None
  • Religion: None
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

The education ability is wide ranging – some children struggle to tell the time; another said he was using Siri to learn Japanese and his pronunciation sounded convincing.The outdoors permeates the school. There are empty hutches, testament to the rabbits that didn't survive, but three ducks hatched from eggs have fared better and are about to be released. There are eight acres where the children can run free and explore while indoors the classrooms overlook fields so children glancing out of the window will see a flock of sheep ...

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What the school says...

School caters for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, and specific learning difficulties.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since 2020, Angela Clark. Worked at Oakfield House School for over 10 years, with numerous positions from Class Teacher to Senco, to Deputy

Entrance

The children all have social, emotional, and mental health issues (SEMH); some have ASD and other conditions, a few are non-verbal and a few others may have a visual impairment. Children are referred by local authorities including Lancashire, Sefton, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool and further afield from Rotherham and St Helens. Some have come from mainstream but the majority are from Pupil Referral Units or are out of education. Often their school life has not been successful because they struggle to regulate their behaviour and need a high staff ratio.

Some have had unsuccessful foster experiences or a family relationship or adoption has broken down and many...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers
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
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
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 Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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