SLA Outreach: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Providing the highest standards of education and care for our very special young people

Elms Bank Specialist Arts College is the secondary special school for Bury Local Authority. We cater for a range of learning difficulties. At Elms Bank we endeavour to be at the forefront of thinking and practice in special education and aim to provide the highest standards of education and care for our very special young people. 

We offer a welcoming, co-operative and supportive environment. Our highly skilled staff offer a range of services through our outreach department and include services which we deliver to in your setting to young people and advisory services to develop the practice of your staff. Some of these services include:

  • Behaviour Support

  • Sensory Education

  • Moving and Handling Training

  • Teaching and Learning courses

  • Accreditation for SEND

  • Assessment and Data

  • Autism advice and Support

  • Team Teach Training

  • Speech and Language Therapy Advice and Support

  • Specialist Arts Courses for pupils with additional learning needs (Art, Music and Drama)

The contact for Outreach and SEND support is Helena Morrissey Assistant Headteacher at Elms Bank Specialist Arts College.

Please note that whilst we charge for detailed and bespoke support we do offer initial advice and guidance at a minimal cost or no cost to Bury schools. Please contact us on or