Nugent House School and Residential

Special needs catered for

Children and young people aged 7-19 with emotional behaviour and mental health needs providing specialist therapeutic residential and educational support..

Specialist facilities

Fully equipped specialist classrooms. Separate primary provision. Excellent indoor and outdoor sporting facilities.

Support services provided

Multi-disciplinary team including psychiatrist, clinical and educational psychologists, family therapists, on a sessional basis. Complementary therapists including music, art and play.

Home school links

Close contact with home is maintained through telephone, visits and regular home leave whenever possible.

General environment

The school is situated in a pleasant rural district of South West Lancashire, midway between Liverpool and Manchester and within easy access of National Motorway and rail links. There are excellent indoor and outdoor sporting and recreational facilities.

Aims and philosophy

The school provides a high quality integrated education, care and therapeutic environment where young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties are enabled to achieve their full potential. It aims to create a secure, orderly and caring community in which pupils are able to achieve both academically and personally, whilst developing respect and concern for others. To provide entitlement to a curriculum which promotes the spiritual, cultural, mental and physical development of its pupilsí increasing emotional well-being and appropriate peer and staff relationships. To prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Staff qualification and selection

The teaching staff are encouraged and expected to pursue programmes of advanced qualifications in Special Education for which financial support is granted. Both Residential and Social Work staff and teachers have access to the Training Department of the Nugent Care Society which is responsible for the implementation of the NVQ scheme throughout the School and its sister establishments. Productive and well established relationships exist with a number of universities throughout the UK and Overseas.

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Address

Nugent House School and Residential
Carmill Road,
Billinge,
Nr. Wigan,
Lancashire,
WN5 7TY

Telephone

01744 892551

Fax

01744 895697

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.nugenthouse.co.uk

Established

1983

Teaching staff

26

Headteacher

Carol Parkinson

Residential care staff

50

Special needs support staff

50

DFEE Registered number

S342/6004

Length of school year

38 weeks

Age range

7-19

Number on roll

48 residential/28 day school

Type of school

Boys full board, boys and girls day

Fees

Various

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