Bury, United Kingdom
EdStart Specialist Independent School first opened in South Manchester in September 2010, and now operates from an additional four sites in Salford, Bolton, Bury and Oldham. Its primary function is Alternative Provision, serving the regions schools and young people by developing a suitable environment and curriculum to match their varying needs. Graded 'Good' by Ofsted (March 2019), staff are now hard at work working towards achieving an 'Outstanding' school. With various academic and vocational qualifications being offered our aim is to re-engage young people, creating opportunities which lead to reintegration to school, further education or employment. Each pupil receives an individual learning plan and is supported throughout the programme by our highly skilled teachers, learning mentors and youth workers.
good-quality teaching, learning and assessment, and the increased attention given to pupils’ academic progress.- Ofsted
From low starting points, almost all pupils make the progress expected of them and many make more rapid progress.- Ofsted
Pupils thrive in a positive atmosphere where the importance of acceptable and appropriate behaviour is paramount.- Ofsted
Staff successfully help pupils to develop strategies to cope and deal with conflict, anger, stress and anxiety.- Ofsted