Special school

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Black Moss Lane, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4TW


From 5 to 19 years old


Pontville is an independent specialist school in Lancashire offering high quality education to boys and girls aged 5 - 19 with speech, language and communication difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition. Pontville offers day and 38 week residential placements (weekly boarding).

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Contact name

Justine Sims

Contact phone

01695 578734

Contact position

Head Teacher

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 3.30pm (term time)

Needs a referral?


Referral details

The school operates a referral policy, usually initiated by the local authority. However, parents/carers can take a look round the school by contacting the school office direct to organise a visit.


Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (March 2013) Team Teach Gold Award Investors in People

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Local Offer details

The school also caters for pupils with Social Communication Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attentiion Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder and Epilepsy. The Therapeutic Services are fundamental to the operation of the whole school. This support includes: full time Speech and Language Therapists, Educational Psychologist and an Occupational Therapist. Self-awareness, Counselling and Relaxation Therapy are also part of the school therapeutic offering.
Updated: 25/07/2018