FAQ’s

What are the needs the school supports?
Complex needs including ASD, learning and communication difficulties. We do work with young people who present with challenging behaviours associated with the above.

Do we have to live in Cumbria to attend the school?
No, we have pupils from all over the country.

Does my child need an EHCP?
Yes.

If I want my child to attend Underley Garden, what should I do?
We encourage you to visit Underley Garden as well as other schools in the area so that you are able to make an informed choice. If you think that Underley Garden would be right for your child, you will need to contact your Local Authority to inform them of your decision. We are not able to admit pupils to the school with our agreement from your Local Authority.

How do I arrange a visit to the school?
If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office.

What happens on a snow day?
Every effort is made to keep the school open during bad weather, but in the event of the weather conditions deteriorating beyond what is manageable and safe, the Head of School may make a decision to close the school.

If we have to close at short notice, transport companies and parents will be informed.

What is the age range of the school?
The ages of 5 through to 19 years old.

 Where can I get a school uniform?
The school uniform can be purchased directly from the school shop. If you would like to place an order, please use the following link https://www.conistonshop.com/Underley-Garden-School_241/school/index.php

Where can I find out more about the work of the school?
We hope that you will find what you are looking for on our website. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact the school.

Who do I call if my child is sick?
If you need to report your child absent please call the school office on 015242 71569 by 09:30 am