Welcome to Lancasterian
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Welcome to our school.
I am pleased to welcome you to our school website where everyone connected to or interested in our school can learn more about our school. We aim to keep our website updated regularly, but please contact us if you require any more information at the details below.
Lancasterian School is a community special school situated in West Didsbury, Manchester. Our school provides a quality, inclusive education for pupils aged 3 – 16yrs with a wide range of special educational needs including physical difficulties, complex medical conditions and communication needs.
All those who work in Lancasterian school are fully committed to continually developing themselves to ensure they can fulfil our responsibility of ensuring everyone can reach their full potential.
As a school we believe our school mission statement and aims reflect our commitment to work together with everyone involved in the life of our pupils and school.
Lancasterian School Mission Statement
Inspiring each other and growing together to achieve our best
Inspire – Grow – Achieve
Lancasterian School Aims
To provide a secure, happy and stimulating environment, where each child can grow to their full potential, not only academically but also socially, emotionally and physically.
To treat each child as an individual, delivering a curriculum that grows and adapts to meet the needs of every child by nurturing lively, enquiring and questioning minds.
To listen to the voice of the child at every opportunity.
To celebrate and share all successes’ and achievements.
To nurture and develop relationships between pupils, staff and families.
To encourage kindness, respect and consideration for others.
To encourage our pupils, staff, families and governors to engage in positive, open communication with each other and the local community.
To work together to provide an integrated service and the best possible outcomes for the child and family.
To develop a lifelong love of learning and motivation to understand the world we live in to prepare them for all aspects of life.
Alongside the school the Organisation encompasses the following Services:
Independence Development Service (IDS)
Steve Lord, Temporary Team Manager
Lancasterian Outreach and Inclusion Service (LOIS)
Julie Chester and Jo Chambers
Lancasterian Travel Training Partnership (LTTP)
Kevin Northrop, Team Manager
Manchester Sensory Support Service (MSSS)
Tony Bowyer, Head of MSSS