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Pendle View Primary School

2023 - 24




Pendle View Primary School is a generic community Special School for children  who have special educational needs including Moderate, Severe and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Physical Disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and Multi-Sensory Impairment. The school is located within Pendle in East Lancashire.  We are registered with the DfE to take children from 2 - 11 years but our usual intake is from 4 (Reception) to 11 (Year 6).  We do not currently have pre-school provision.


Pendle View benefits from large school premises, a wide range of play facilities and specialised teaching areas.  The facilities at the school include:-

  • 12 Class bases for Early Years, Reception and Years 1 to 6
  • A large hall which is used for a range of activities including assembly, P.E., physical development activities, specialist cycling clubs, after schools clubs and meal times
  • A state of the art Multi-Sensory room
  • A Soft Playroom
  • A Communication / Language Centre for our specialist Communication staff and Speech and Language Therapists (Robins)
  • A Physical Development Centre for specialist PE, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy activities (Busy Bees)
  • A EYFS / KS1 Intensive Support Centre for pupils with complex Autistic Spectrum Conditions (Butterflies)
  • A specialist KS2 Intensive Support Centre for pupils with complex Autistic Spectrum Conditions (Otters)
  • Two specialist rooms for sensory integration work (Badgers / Jumping Frogs)
  • Personal hygiene facilities
  • A Medical / Nurses room
  • Extensive outdoor learning and play facilities including two adventure playgrounds, a large playing field (all - weather), bike track, outdoor trampoline, horticulture area and two sensory woodland areas


Pendle View currently has 132 pupils on roll. The needs of our pupils are met by a trained specialist staff team of Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Welfare Assistants.  We also employ our own staff to support a range of specialisms including Sensory Processing, Communication and Physical Development.   The school is supported by Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists who visit on a regular basis.  The school is also supported by Specialist School Nurses and when necessary are assisted by the Visual and Hearing Impairment Services and by the Educational Psychology Service.


Pendle View Primary has excellent links with local schools and with shops, businesses and facilities within the local community and beyond, which enable the children to benefit from a wide range of educational visits.