Pendlebury Centre PRU

4 OUT OF 4

"Outstanding" OFSTED Judgements!
This place is for learning. - March 2013

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Arts for Recovery in the Community (ARC)

What is ARC?

The Pendlebury Centre has a long established partnership with Arts for Recovery in the Community (ARC) in Reddish, Stockport.

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Forest Schools

What is Forest School?

Forest Schools is an approach to learning that takes students out of the traditional classroom setting and into local natural environments.

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'How can we stay safe online?'

At the Pendlebury Centre we place a strong emphasis on our young people developing the awareness and skills to stay safe online...

'What is CAMHS?'

CAMHS stands for child and adolescent mental health services. It is an NHS service organised into 4 tiers. Tier 4 Specialised services - For children with the most serious of needs who require high levels of support...

'What are restorative approaches?'

As an integral part of its overall ethos, the Pendlebury Centre adopts ‘restorative approaches’ ...

Latest Pendlebury Centre Projects

  • Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (COPE)
    Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (COPE)

    Here at the Pendlebury Centre, we recognise that learning is about more than just what happens in the traditional classroom setting – what is learned outside of the...

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  • Forest Schools Approach to Learning
    Forest Schools Approach to Learning

    During the 2014/2015 academic year, Pendlebury Centre will be providing our KS3 students with the opportunity to participate in Forest Schools sessions every Monday afternoon. Forest Schools is...

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  • Which head are you wearing today?
    Which head are you wearing today?

    As Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” At the Pendlebury Centre we place a big emphasis on our young people coming...

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  • School We’d Like Competition – 2014 Finalists
    School We’d Like Competition – 2014 Finalists

    In March 2014, our students competed in the national finals of the School We’d Like Competition, sponsored by the Guardian Newspaper and Zurich Municipal. The competition required students...

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Message From The Head

Thank you for taking the time to read our website. We hope that by doing so you will begin to get a flavour of the warm, exciting and vibrant place that Pendlebury Centre is.

The Pendlebury Centre is a specialist multi-agency provision providing full-time placements and outreach support to students who require additional help with their social, emotional and mental health needs. We work in close partnership with our young people, parents / carers and professionals to help them cope and go some way to overcoming their difficulties – and most importantly, achieve their unique potential. We follow a clear protocol for referrals through Stockport’s Secondary Panel for Inclusion – information about this can be found at various points on the website.

Every day we are witness to great achievements from our students, facilitated by a diversity of innovative practice from our staff team. This practice has been recognised as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted on four consecutive occasions and we are naturally proud of this – however, the greater prize is seeing our young people grow into caring, responsible and active members of society.

We cannot put everything we want to share with you in this website but hopefully we can provide an insight.

We also offer training to our partners, through both our accredited mental health course and through more bespoke one-off sessions. We are a National Support School and we support other PRUs to improve their system leadership and general provision. We are also actively involved in Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and we are a strategic partner with the Atticus Alliance (Cheadle Hulme High School), Manchester Metropolitan University, Teach First and the University of Manchester. For those colleagues wishing to find out more, please do get in touch.


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