Our Admissions Process

Bleasdale School is a special school for pupils aged 2-19 years who have a wide range of learning difficulties including moderate, severe or complex learning difficulties, children who are on the autistic spectrum or have communication and language difficulties. The school is located within Lancashire.



Through our Admissions Policy and Procedure, the Staff and Governors wish to ensure that all admissions to the school enable a child to settle into the life and routines of the school as easily as possible. The school wishes to work in partnership with parents / carers, and to be supportive and sensitive to the needs of the child and his or her family.



  • To ensure that a child’s introduction / transition to Bleasdale School is made as easy as possible for the child and his or her family.
  • To establish professional and supportive links with parents / carers.
  • To begin a positive partnership with parents / carers this will continue throughout the child’s stay at Bleasdale School.
  • To enable the parents / carers to learn about the school, the curriculum and its staff.
  • To enable the staff to make early assessments of the child to ensure that Individualised Education Programmes / protocols and procedures are in place as soon as possible.
  • To liaise with parents / carers and all professionals who have worked with the child prior to them attending Bleasdale School, in order for the staff to gain an early knowledge and understanding of the child’s special educational needs.

If you want to know more please read our admission policy