The company’s ethos aims to establish a sense of community and care amongst all its members so that both staff and students can experience the benefits of being accepted and contribute towards the wider society.
The environment is both homely and educational and is of high quality so that it gives all who are here a sense of worth.


Fees to cover running expenses are paid by:

  1. Local Authorities or
  2. Joint funding by Local Authorities, Social Services and Health.
  3. Direct Payments (Extended School Services only).

No private funding will be considered.

Wargrave House School Fees 2021/22

Where students start or leave during the academic year, costs will pro-rata based on the number of academic days attended. Providers should also be aware of the 12 week notice period contained with Service Contracts.

Bursary Fund

The Bursary Fund provides financial help for young people aged 16 to 19 who may face barriers to staying in education. Students attending Lakeside College may be eligible for an award of up to £1,200 per academic year if one of the below eligibility criteria is met.


  • In Care
  • Care Leaver
  • In receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit because you are financially supporting yourself or financially supporting yourself and some who is dependent on you and living with you (i.e. a child or partner).
  • In receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and Employment Support Allowance (ESA) or Universal Credit in your own right.


Applications for bursary are co-ordinated through Wargrave House. In order to process applications, we will require evidence that supports your claim. If you would like to apply, or discuss your personal circumstances further, please contact Claire Byrne (Family Liaison Officer).

COVID Winter Grant Scheme

The £170 million COVID Winter Grant Scheme has been made available to local authorities across England from this month. The scheme is intended to support with the cost of food, energy (heating, cooking and lighting), water bills (including sewerage) and other essentials. If you have previously received a food voucher from Wargrave House, the Winter Grant Scheme has replaced this and liaison will be direct with your local authority.


If you have any questions, or would like support making enquiries with your local authority, please don’t hesitate to contact via email or telephoning school/college.

Wargrave House School and College
449 Wargrave Road
Newton Le Willows
Merseyside WA12 8RS

E: enquiries
T: 01925 224899
School dates
September 2021
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30/08/2021 31/08/2021

All day: Staff INSET Day (Students not in school)


All day: Staff INSET Day (Students not in school)

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