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Welcome to Pontville School

  • ASD, Asp, SLCN
  • 5-19yrs olds
  • Boarding, Day
  • Boys & Girls
  • Outstanding Provider

About Pontville School

Pontville School is a co-educational, independent specialist day and residential school, providing high quality education for boys and girls. With a record of continued outstanding Ofsted results, the school based in Ormskirk is regarded by many as the first choice for speech, language and social communication in the UK.

A big warm welcome to our school website

Pontville School has a dedicated, talented and experienced staff team who always go the extra mile for the pupils.

We work in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals as we recognise the importance of a collaborative approach to supporting the needs of children and young people in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The breadth of the curriculum, the extra-curricular activities and therapies, and the personalised approach matching provision to individual needs is supported by our highly specialist site. We pride ourselves in our work with parents and carers as partners in the development of their child.

We love to celebrate our unique offer and hold regular open days, workshops and conferences. Please feel free to contact us to arrange a visit as we like to meet with parents and professionals to provide information about what our school can offer.

Justine Sims

Notification

Coronavirus/COVID-19

We want to reassure parents and carers that as a school we are closely following government guidance concerning the current Coronavirus situation. We are also regularly monitoring any updates concerning the guidance. You can view the current government guidance by clicking the button below:

Partner School

Our complete through school offer

There are opportunities for pupils to transition to our school from Lakeside School in Liverpool, which provides education for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners. The school is dedicated to providing pupils with a creative, caring and innovative learning environment where they are able to achieve their full potential.

Visit Lakeside School's website

Aims and Ethos

We are committed to providing our pupils with a happy, nurturing and motivating atmosphere for them to enjoy their learning and where they are encouraged to reach their potential.

We are dedicated to providing

  • Achieving the highest quality education and nurturing care so that every child can achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.
  • Developing positive relationships between school, home and the wider community.
  • Providing a happy, positive, secure and caring environment.

Our School at a Glance

Small class sizes of no more than 8 pupils with high staff ratios and additional pastoral and academic support.

Subject-specific classrooms - a workshop for resistant materials, a Hair and Beauty salon, Art room, Science laboratory and Food Technology area

Dedicated family liaison to enable consistent communication with parents and carers and to support induction for new pupils.

In-school Clinical Team which liaises with external agencies to provide highly effective and individual therapeutic interventions.

Awards and Accreditations

Our Children's Homes

When required, we are able to provide a complete 52 week wrap around care through our Witherslack Group partner children’s homes.

What makes our school unique?

From our tailored curriculum to exploring the news that has us jumping for joy, start your search to explore what makes us truly unique.

We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group

We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group, the leading provider of inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success.

Witherslack Group provide specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions; Asperger’s Syndrome; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.

Find out more about our Group here

Make an enquiry

Whether you are interested in your child attending our school or just want to know more information about our offer, contact our team.

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