Statutory Information

Contents: School Contact Details | Admissions | Ofsted Reports | Performance Tables | Remote Education | Curriculum | Policies | Pupil Premium | PE and Sports Premium for Primary | Coronavirus Catch up Premium | Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability Information | Equality Information | Governors’ Information and Duties | Values and Ethos | Requests for Paper Copies | Data Protection | Finance Information | Pupil Attendance

School Contact Details

Address: Valley School, Whitehaven Road, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 1EN

Telephone: 01614397343


Contact: Helen McLoughlin (Headteacher)


All children admitted to Valley Special School have Special Educational Needs (SEN) and enter school either under assessment arrangements or with an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP).

Parental involvement in the admissions process is important to us. Parent/Carers of prospective pupils are most welcome to contact the school. We would recommend that you watch the video on our home page to get a feel for the provision we are able to provide at Valley and call us to discuss further how we can meet the needs of your child.

Appeals over admissions are dealt with by the Local Authority in accordance with the Department for Education School Admission Code 2014. Admission arrangements to Valley School are made through the SEN Department at the Local Education Authority (LEA) – Tel: 0161 474 2525.

Valley Admissions Policy

Ofsted Reports

Information about Ofsted and reports can be found on our Ofsted page.

Download our latest report April 2022 here.

Performance Tables

Please take a look at our Achievement Statement alongside School Performance data for more information about how our performance compares with national age-related expectations.

Click here to view Performance Tables

Remote Education

Read about our remote education provision here.

Remote Learning policy 2024


Curriculum information can be found in the curriculum section of our site. Click here to access.


Accessibility Policy

Behaviour Policy

Charging and Remissions Policy

Equality and Diversity Policy

Safeguarding Policy 2023-24

School Complaints Procedure

Teaching and Learning Policy

Uniform Policy 2022


Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Information available click here

PE and Sports Premium for Primary

PE and Sports Premium Information available here

Coronavirus Catch up Premium

Catch-up Spend 21-22

Catch-up Spend 20-21

Pupil Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability Information

Click here for SEN Policy revised 2024

Equality Information

Valley School is an inclusive school and welcomes people from all backgrounds. We believe that their different cultures, talents and life experiences bring richness and vibrancy to school life and help to create an environment that supports us all in learning from each other.

We take seriously our duties to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and foster good relations between people of all backgrounds. This duty is set out in the Equality Act of 2010, which covers sex, race, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and pregnancy or maternity.

For more information, please click the following links.

Equality Objectives Statement 2021-22

Equality and Diversity Policy

Governors’ Information and Duties

Governor’s information and duties can be found in the governors section of this website.

Values and Ethos

Read about our values and ethos on our dedicated page click here.

Requests for Paper Copies

Please contact the school if you require paper copies of any documents or information on this website. Contact details are available here.

Data Protection

Our school Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Clare Taylor.

Finance Information

View school financial information here

Pupil Attendance

Whole school attendance 2022-23 academic year was 87.52%.