Oliver House School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Hallgate
Astley Village
Chorley
PR7 1XA
01257220011
Pupils
40
Ages
6 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted report
(18/7/19)
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School Description

Oliver House School is an independent specialist day school. It is registered for up to 40 boys and girls aged six to 19, who have severe autistic spectrum disorder and associated complex learning needs, challenging behaviour and associated anxiety. Pupils come from several local authorities. Around one third of pupils are looked after. The school is part of the Priory New Education Services group. The group also operates Inspection report: Oliver House School, 16–18 July 2019 Page 9 of 12 residential children’s homes in the area, where some of the pupils may stay. There are 76 staff drawn from a wide range of professional backgrounds. Pupils are usually provided with one-to-one support throughout the day. Learning is organised on an individual basis or in very small groups. All pupils have an education, health and care plan. The school does not use any alternative providers for its pupils. The school aims to ‘enable students with an autistic spectrum condition to learn to manage their behaviour and cope with anxiety; access positive educational experiences, develop strategies to manage everyday life, develop independence, social and communication skills and become empowered to make appropriate choices’.

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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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