Special school

Local Offer

Yes (details below)
Weldbank Lane, Chorley, PR7 3NQ


From 5 to 11 years old


Westmorland School is an independent, specialist day school in Lancashire providing high quality education for girls and boys aged 5 to 11. The school caters for a diverse group of students with a range of complex learning needs, social and emotional difficulties, challenging behaviours and Autistic Spectrum Condition.

Local Offer Download

Westmorland School Local Offer

Contact name

Sue Asher

Contact position


Contact phone

01257 278899

Opening times

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

Cost details

Costs vary depending on the individual needs of the young person.

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: Good with Outstanding Features (November 2011) Team Teach Gold Award Investors in People Award

Ofsted rating


Local Offer details

The school also caters for pupils with Asperger's Syndrome, Specific Learning Difficulties, Communication Difficulties, Attachment Disorders, Mild/Moderate Learning Difficulties, Mild Vision/Hearing Impairment, Mild/Controlled Epilepsy and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. The additional B.E.A.R.S (Becoming Emotionally Aware, Resillient and Sociable) provision opened in 2013 specifically for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and sensory issues.

Local Offer contact

Sue Asher

Local Offer email

Updated: 26/07/2018