Progress School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school

Gough Lane
Bamber Bridge
Preston
PR5 6AQ
01772334832
Pupils
12
Ages
7 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Other independent special school
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted report
(10/3/20)
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School Description

Progress school is an independent specialist day school registered for up to 12 boys and girls aged six to 19 who have severe and complex autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs, challenging behaviour and associated anxiety. Children come from several local authorities and most are looked after by them, although they live in local children’s homes. Inspection report: Progress School, 25–27 April 2017 Page 7 of 10 The school became part of the Priory Group in December 2015. The group also operates residential children’s homes in the area, where some of the children may stay. There are 15 staff drawn from a wide range of professional backgrounds. Pupils are provided with a minimum of one-to-one support throughout the day and are also supported by staff from the homes. Learning is organised on an individual basis or in very small groups. All pupils have an education, health and care plan to support their special educational needs. The school does not use any alternative providers for its pupils. The school does not have any specific religious affiliation. Its aims to ‘raise standards in the education of young people with autistic spectrum disorders to enable them to lead meaningful, fulfilling and happy lives’. The school holds an accreditation award from the National Autistic Society.

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