Notice is given in accordance with section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 that Lancashire County Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to Ashton Community Science College, Aldwych Drive, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston PR2 1SL, from 1st September 2022.

Ashton Community Science College is a mixed community college for pupils aged between 11 and 18 years. The proposal is to create a special educational needs (SEN) unit for up to 16 children and young people with social communication and interaction needs in Ashton Community Science College with effect from 1st September 2022. These additional SEN unit places will be for pupils with education, health and care plans. 

This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal. Copies of the complete proposal can be obtained from the school or Local Authority Inclusion Service via email: or telephone: 01772 531597 or accessed via the Local Authority website:

Within 4 weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them to Business Intelligence, Lancashire County Council, PO Box 100, County Hall, Preston PR1 0LD. Representations must be received by 9th July 2021.

Signed: Laura Sales, Director of Corporate Services

Publication Date: 11th June 2021.

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, information about representations to the published proposal may be accessed by members of the public.

Link to Proposal Survey: Ashton Community Science College SEN Unit Formal Consultation - June 2021