Oak Lodge School

Oak Lodge School is a maintained special school which offers day and residential places for children with hearing, language, communication and auditory processing needs that benefit from being educated in an inclusive multi-modal communication environment and who require intensive pupil support to facilitate their learning.

The school offers a diverse range of academic and vocational subjects through a broad and personalised curriculum which promotes enquiry-based learning encouraging students to develop their leadership, independence, self-management, creative thinking and reflective learning skills. Students can study for a range of qualifications from Entry Level Certificates to BTECs, Functional Skills, GCSEs and Diplomas.  

 The Sixth Form offers a range of on and offsite courses with the option of continued specialist English and Mathematics teaching and a comprehensive pastoral support programme.

 Phoenix House Residential offers students’ opportunities to further develop their educational, life, social and emotional skills enabling them to become confident young adults.

The curriculum is delivered by highly experienced subject specialist teachers, teachers of the deaf and residential staff. Speech and language therapy is an integral part of Oak Lodge School.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Derek Kitchin
Contact Position
Headteacher
Telephone
E-mail
info@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk
Website
www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Where to go

Address
101, Nightingale Lane
Balham
LONDON
Postcode
SW12 8NA
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Availability

Age Ranges
From 10 years to 19 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Placements at the school are made by the Council's Special Needs Assessment Section, in consultation with the Headteacher and parent(s) or carer(s).

All pupils have to have an Education Health & Care Plan or statement which names this school. Those that do not have either on admission will undergo statutory assessment.

Other notes
Complaints: Oak Lodge School welcomes feedback. If you have any concerns about your child’s education please discuss these with your child’s pastoral teacher in the first instance. If you wish to take your concerns further a link to the complaints procedure is included under School Policies.

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To attend this school:

  • Your child needs to have an Education Health and Care Plan  or Statement of Special Educational Needs which names this provision.
  • Placements at the school are made by the Council's Special Needs Assessment Service, in consultation with the Headteacher and parent(s) or carer(s).
  • Pupils that do not have a Statement or EHCP on admission will undergo statutory assessment.

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