Cambian Brook View School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Ward Green Lane
8 - 25
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
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School Description

Mountwood Academy is an independent special school. The school is located on the outskirts of Preston. The school caters for young people with autism. They are all placed in the school and funded by different local authorities from across England and Scotland. The executive headteacher is also the headteacher of Linton Special School, which is based in Ribchester near Preston. Mountwood provides „… a spacious, calm and safe environment in which young people can thrive and learn … facilities fully support our creative learning curriculum and a “Total Inspection report: Mountwood Academy, 19–21 March 2019 Page 9 of 12 Communication” approach to education for children who do not use much, if any, spoken language.‟ All pupils have an EHC plan. The school does not currently make use of any alternative provision. Mountwood works closely with its sister school, where pupils engage in farm and forest school activities and horse riding. A material change inspection was carried out in July 2018 at the request of the Department for Education. This was because the proprietor applied to change the school‟s age range from eight to 19 to eight to 25 years. The school currently caters for 22 pupils and students; none is over the age of 19.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.

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