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Impact Sefton Secondary Pupil Referral Unit

Purpose

To educate KS3 and KS4 students who are at risk of or who have been excluded from mainstream school. Our primary function is to re-engage students in their learning in order that they can re-integrate back to mainstream school or Post 16 education or training. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, complemented by a variety of offsite placements, within a structured and positive environment, and offer students support and flexibility to help them work towards achieving their potential.

 

Provision

All students have the option to study English, Maths, ICT, Science, Art, Textiles, PSHE, Life skills/Food preperation and Sport. Externally accredited exams and/or qualifications are offered in all subjects to all age groups. All external provision leads to accredited qualifications.

 

Additional course are offered to students, these include First Aid, Sports Leadership, Fitness and Health and many others, all externally accredited, enabling students to leave IMPACT having had the opportunity to develop and experience a range of different activities and skills.

 

KS4 students are offered work experience and all students benefit from a Connexions Personal Advisor to assist and advise them in careers and Post 16 choices and applications.

 

KS4 Students have the option of studying various vocational qualifications that can be viewed on the external providers page.

 

   

School/Home Links are promoted by:

  • Regular telephone contact by Home school liason Managers
  • Good news postcards and letters
  • Reports
  • Academic review meetings and 6 weekly progress meetings.
  • An 'Open House' policy to encourage parents to call in and discuss issues without formal meetings
  • Parent's Afternoons

 

Quality Standards

  • Re-integration to mainstream school, special school or Post 16 education or training
  • Improved attendance
  • Improved engagement
  • Improved attainment
  • improved behaviour 
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