Progress School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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

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Gough Lane
Bamber Bridge

School Description

Progress School is a lovely place to be. Pupils arrive at school with big smiles. They are warmly greeted each morning by nurturing staff. Pupils know that they are highly valued. Staff treat pupils with the utmost kindness and respect. They keep pupils safe. Pupils quickly learn that their opinions matter. Skilled staff help pupils communicate their feelings. Pupils’ personalities and interests are reflected in how they choose to decorate their rooms. From bright pink walls with a stage for singing, to a khakicoloured calm space, pupils have rooms that they enjoy spending time in. Staff have high ambitions for each pupil. A team of professionals work together to ensure that each pupil achieves well. Pupils enjoy the wealth of trips and visits to the local community and further afield. Pupils visit the school farm to grow vegetables and care for animals. They enjoy the wonder and awe of the natural world, such as when fell walking in the countryside. Pupils visit lakes, waterfalls and mountains. The impact of the school’s behavioural policy is significant. Pupils develop strategies to understand and manage their behaviour. Staff are experts in helping pupils to stay relaxed and ready to learn.

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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.