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Admission Arrangements


Great Arley offers places for pupils aged 4– 16 with Special Educational Needs. The school teaches children with a wide range of needs, including moderate and severe learning difficulties, autism, speech, language and communication difficulties and social and emotional difficulties. 


All pupils attending Great Arley School must have an Education Health and Care Plan. 

As a local authority maintained special school, we are governed by the admission arrangements laid down by Lancashire County Council. For admissions information contact the local authority Special Educational Needs Department (SEND) on 01524 581142. We look forward to welcoming prospective parents and children to our very special school. 


Parents/carers are welcome to visit school, please contact the school office in order to make arrangements to visit the school.


If places are available, admissions, for any age group, can take place at any time throughout the year. 


Admission Appeals 


All admission appeals should be logged with the Local Authority Special Educational Needs Department (SEND) on 01524 581200.  The LCC Special Needs department will provide a timetable, if requested, for organising and hearing admissions within the statutory timeframes. 



For more information, or to enquire about a place at Great Arley School, please follow the link to Lancashire County Council's Inclusion Service website 



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