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Bleasdale School caters for children and young adults aged 2-19 years, with profound and multiple learning disabilities, sevre learning difficulties, and/or a diagnosis of autistic spectrum condition.

Bleasdale School Consultation

Notice is given in accordance with section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 that Lancashire County Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to Bleasdale School, 27 Emesgate Lane, Carnforth, LA5 0RG from September 2024.

Bleasdale School is a special school for pupils with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties, aged 2-19. The proposal is to increase the number of special school places available by up to 14 additional places.

The proposal is also to redesignate the type of special educational needs the school is registered to meet; redesignation from Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties to Generic Learning Difficulties. This proposal will take effect from September 2024.

This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal. Copies of the complete proposal can be obtained from the school or Local Authority Inclusion Service via email: Inclusion.South@Lancashire.gov.uk or telephone: 01772 531597 or accessed via the Local Authority website: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/consultations.


Bleasdale School Formal Consultation – May 2024 


Within 5 weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them to Business Intelligence, Lancashire County Council, PO Box 100, County Hall, Preston PR1 0LD. Representations must be received by 26 June 2024.

Signed: Heloise MacAndrew, Director of Law and Governance.

Publication Date: 22 May 2024

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, information about representations to the published proposal may be accessed by members of the public.

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