Belmont School

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Belmont School provides an outstanding education for boys aged 5 to 18 who experience social, emotional, mental health, communication difficulties and associated challenging behaviours.

We are a small school dedicated to working closely with parents / carers and local authorities to provide for the individual needs of our pupils and we welcome contact with anyone who has interest in the school.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mike Stobart
Contact Position
Executive Principal
01706 221 043 01706 221 043
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Where to go

Belmont School
Haslingden Road
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Belmont School has an enviable reputation for turning pupils previous failures into success across the north west of England.

With its ethos of traditional values combined with a modern and innovative approach, it has been judged Outstanding by Ofsted since 2008. The expertise & experience of the specialist staff team helps pupils’ achievements through a fair & consistent approach.

For pupils with social, emotional and learning difficulties, ADHD, autism and associated conditions, a place at Belmont School ensures improvements in behaviour, confidence and self-belief, which can then be transferred into appropriate and accelerated learning inside the classroom and beyond.

The wide curriculum offers numerous accredited vocational courses as well as traditional subjects, and the school is equipped with superb vocational workshops to teach skilled trades & horticulture.

The recent expansion offers continuity of education from Key Stage 1 through to Year 11. Options are introduced in Year 9 to maintain pupils’ focus. Belmont School also prides itself on 100% successful transitions to work, college or apprenticeships.


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Referral required
Referral Details

A young person may be considered for a place at Belmont School if they can be described as being within one or more of the following categories:

  • They have a delayed developmental profile, ie will be functioning at a significantly below-average level of general ability
  • Where, despite a period of sustained reasonable adjustment strategies from the young person’s mainstream setting, the young person’s needs continue to be unmet
  • They present other significant needs that require sustained specialist interventions, therapies and teaching approaches that can be more appropriately delivered within a complex needs school
  • They have a statement of SEN, an EHC plan or are under assessment for a plan
Other notes

Belmont School Caters for a wide range of needs including:

Social, Emotional, Mental Health and other associated conditions, which may adversely affect themselves, others and their learning. Presenting behaviours will be severe and possibly multiple and may include the following; challenging, disaffected, disruptive, disturbing, withdrawn, isolated, anxious, depressed, self-harm, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactive disorder, conduct and oppositional disorders

Cognition and Learning difficulties including MLD, SpLD, dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia, below to average cognitive ability with discrepancies in attainment and/or achievement, gaps in learning from disrupted education

Interaction and social difficulties including Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism, difficulties with social interaction, difficulties with language, communication and imagination, associated challenging behaviours

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