iMap Centre
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
7 - 19
Other independent special school

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
Ofsted report
Full Report - All Reports

Special schools provide a unique and distinctive educational environment to meet the needs of the pupils in their community. Undertaking standard tests may not be appropriate and we do not show performance data for special schools.

View exam results via the link below and contact the school to ask about measuring pupil progress.

A Parent's Guide to Choosing a Special School


Unit 4a Barrowmore Estates
Barnhouse Lane
Great Barrow

School Description

iMap Centre is a small, independent special school that caters for up to 10 pupils between the ages of 11 to 19. The school provides education for pupils who have severe autism spectrum disorder and associated severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviour. All pupils have an education, health and care plan. There are currently seven pupils on roll. The school is sited on the Barrowmore Estate, which is set in 84 acres in a rural part of Cheshire. The iMap group of companies also provides supported living, outreach support and Inspection report: iMap Centre, 25–27 June 2019 Page 9 of 12 residential care for young people and adults. The proprietor, the managing director and the director of quality and operations for the iMap group provide governance for the school. Places are funded through local authorities. No alternative provision is used by the school. The school has a website which meets the requirements of the independent school standards. The school’s last standard inspection was in November 2016.

iMap Centre Parent Reviews

Your rating:
Review guidelines
  • Do explain who you are and your relationship to the school e.g. ‘I am a parent…’
  • Do back up your opinion with examples or clear reasons but, remember, it’s your opinion not fact.
  • Don’t use bad or aggressive language.
  • Don't go in to detail about specific staff or pupils. Individual complaints should be directed to the school.
  • Do go to the relevant authority is you have concerns about a serious issue such as bullying, drug abuse or bad management.
Read the full review guidelines and where to find help if you have serious concerns about a school.
We respect your privacy and never share your email address with the reviewed school or any third parties. Please see our T&Cs and Privacy Policy for details of how we treat registered emails with TLC.

News, Photos and Open Days from iMap Centre

We are waiting for this school to upload information. Represent this school?
Register your details to add open days, photos and news.

Do you represent
iMap Centre?

Register to add photos, news and download your Certificate of Excellence 2021/22

*Official school administrator email addresses

(eg [email protected]). Details will be verified.

Questions? Email [email protected]

We're here to help your school to add information for parents.

Thank you for registering your details

A member of the School Guide team will verify your details within 2 working days and provide further detailed instructions for setting up your School Noticeboard.

For any questions please email [email protected]

iMap Centre Catchment Area Map

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.