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It is such brilliant news that Warwick House has achieved Outstanding in their most recent Ofsted inspection. A thorough, methodical and committed approach to leadership and care has led to this home achieving this great result for the first time. A house full of active children ... more

Posted on 2 July, 2018


This post and the last are critically important for us all to do our best to keep children safe online. please see links to PDFs on: Screen addiction, live streaming safety and risks with the latest Fortnite Battle Royale game. Again these principles and guidance on security sett... more

Posted on 28 June, 2018

National Online Safety Advice for Minecraft

Today North Lakes was notified of a useful guide for parents, family, carers and all concerned with the welfare of a child regarding playing Minecraft. It has an advisory age rating of 10+. It highlights areas to help maintain safety and well-being including: time limits on playi... more

Posted on 28 June, 2018

Woodend House Ofsted GOOD – well done

North Lakes has now had another Ofsted inspection and we are happy to announce that Woodend House gained a rating of Good. This consistent level of good care, being recognised is another great achievement for the whole service. Well done to Mike and his team. This rural home now ... more

Posted on 5 June, 2018

New Info on our homes

North Lakes have new overviews of each home, take a look to see pictures of living spaces and specially designed games rooms. The brief text highlights how each home works with the young people, their families, the local authority and other key professionals involved. Our aspirat... more

Posted on 26 March, 2018

Kirby Moor House – Outstanding again!

Latest report now published. a brilliant outcome with the contributions of the young people, staff team and Manager all highlighted as great strengths. The therapeutic approach is praised and comments include: “Young people say that they feel very happy and settled in this ... more

Posted on 8 March, 2018


congratulations to Catherine Garton, Head teacher and her dedicated team of staff and all the pupils, Outstanding again. This inspection has highlighted the increased focus on academic performance, the importance of the daily literacy and reading session and how successful the sc... more

Posted on 24 January, 2018

Inclusion Finalist 2017

Kirby Moor School and The Herdley Bank Centre made the Finals of the 2017 Golden Apple Awards. Our Inclusion Programme has been so valuable in school it is great recognition for it to receive this external certificate. REbecca Morton, Pastoral Lead, has been busy working with stu... more

Posted on 11 October, 2017

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