Head of School: Clare Larkin

Executive Head: Jo Appleyard


"They come this way only once so we should litter their pathways with quality experiences"

The Orchards is a Free School for 4 - 11 years olds with complex learning needs.

The Dunham Trust, as a multi-academy trust, and sponsors invite you to explore the website and our ambitions for the pupils, parents and staff. 

Please contact us with your views, comments and admissions interest.

Please call Clare Larkin  (Interim Head of School) on 0161 748 0670 for more information.

The Orchards

Irlam Road


M41 6NA


Tel: 0161 748 0670


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