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Inscape House School

Inscape House School has 105 places for young people aged 5 to 19 who have autism and associated communication difficulties as their primary need. 

Inscape House School’s Vision  

Together we learn, grow and succeed. Together we conquer barriers and surpass expectations. 

Inscape House School’s Mission    

Together we provide opportunities to promote independence and teach life-changing skills; we engage, we support and we motivate to equip our unique young people to face life’s challenges. 

What do we do? 

We support young people to lead a fulfilling life by understanding that they have a distinct and unique way of thinking and perceiving the world.  

Inscape House School is part of the Together Trust, a charity that provides care, therapeutic services and special education to support vulnerable children, young people and adults across the North West. Our campus, based in Cheadle, is an environment that enables learning, maximises independence and celebrates all of our students achievements.  

Accredited by the National Autistic Society, we provide holistic learning programmes shaped to fit each student and delivered by our skilled multidisciplinary staff team. We live and breathe Together Trust’s values. We are positive, professional, passionate and supportive. 

Age Range(s)

  • 5 to 19

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hannah Stoller
Contact Position
Interim Head Teacher
Telephone
Email
enquiries@togethertrust.org.uk
Website
Inscape
Notes

Based within a secure, purpose built, specialist SEND setting with a number of parking bays including designated disabled parking. Our school is fully DDA compliant with sensory adaptations to provide a low stimulus environment for our students learning.

Eligibility: 

We are only able to admit a student once their Local Authority have approached us and after our admissions team have carried out an assessment and carefully studied documents and reports including the Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). The primary need should be identified as Autism.

Further information regarding admissions to Inscape House School can be found at https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/inscape-house-school

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact our reception on 0161 283 4750 and ask to speak to the admissions team or email us InscapeAdmissions@togethertrust.org.uk

Special Provision:

Our school is a special school that specialises in autism.

Our staff are trained in the various methodologies we use in school such as Attention Autism, TEACCH, continuous provision, pre-formal, semi-formal and formal curriculum. Each class group has, at least a teacher and two educational assistants who will work with the students daily. From Key stage 3, students have access to specialist teachers for different areas of the curriculum.

We have a skilled multi-disciplinary team which enables to provide a holistic package of therapeutic support which fits seamlessly with our education offer.  We use a tiered model of therapeutic support and follow a social model to ensure that students sensory, communication and social and emotional needs are embedded through the curriculum in its widest sense.

We have a large team of specialist staff: specialist ASC teachers, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists (trained in sensory integration), positive behaviour support specialists, nurture practitioners, pastoral team, play therapist and counsellor.

Our pastoral team work closely with families to ensure a consistent and holistic approach between school and the family. Our school has close links with other agencies and can call upon other professional advice such as CAMHS/HYMS, social care, Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS), (formally Parent Partnership), as required.

Where to go

Name
Inscape House School
Address
Together Trust Campus
Schools Hill
Cheadle
Stockport
Cheshire
Postcode
SK8 1JE
Notes

Inscape House School is based at Cheadle, Stockport and is part of the Together Trust charity, a leading specialist education, community and care provider, offering opportunities to students throughout the UK in our purpose built setting

 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
School Term Time Monday to Friday 8:55am to 3:00pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
School Term Time Monday to Friday 8:55am to 3:00pm

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Students must have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary need of Autism.

Referrals are made through the student’s local authority.

We welcome contact from parents/carers and professionals who are seeking places for young people at the school, as it gives us the opportunity to explain more about ourselves and to answer any questions that you may have.

We normally only admit a student once the Local Authority have approached us and after our admissions team have carried out an assessment and carefully studied documents and reports including the Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). The primary need should be Autism.

Further information regarding admissions to Inscape House School can be found at https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/inscape-house-school. For more information or to arrange a visit please contact our reception on 0161 283 4750 and ask to speak to the admissions team or email us InscapeAdmissions@togethertrust.org.uk

Other Details

Other notes

We offer: 

  • A broad curriculum with an emphasis on the development of social, communication and independence skills 
  • Structure and specialism in the teaching approaches adopted 
  • Consistency and continuity within and between Key Stages 

Work carried out in small groups with a high staff-to-student ratio and/or individual personalised programmes. 

Inscape House School is based in Cheadle, Stockport within a secure, purpose built, specialist SEND setting. We have a number of parking bays including designated disabled parking.  

Our school is fully DDA compliant with sensory adaptations to provide a low stimulus environment for our students’ learning. 

We can use a range of translation services and seek advice from Stockport’s Ethnic Diversity Service for families for whom English is an additional language.  

We make every effort to make reasonable adjustments to meet every pupils’ and family’s needs. 

Costs

Details
For further information regarding admissions, please contact us on 0161 283 4750 or visit visit http://www.togethertrust.org.uk/ and search ‘admissions’