Specialist Education Salford | Manchester | Bolton | Oldham | Bury

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Our Mission

School Vision & Mission

We aim to offer a secure and structured environment promoting positive behaviour where disaffected, disadvantaged, and young people with Specials Education Needs develop as confident and independent learners. Our overall aim is to support and facilitate the successful reintegration of pupils back into a structured education environment where they will remain for the long term or be supported and transitioned to the next school. Our work specifically targets social, emotional and behavioural skills and educational progress in order that young people achieve their full potential.

“I cannot thank the staff at EdStart enough for all the help and support they give to my son.”

Katie, Parent of Year 11 leaver, Northern Moor Centre.

School Aims

  • To offer educational provision with the opportunities to gain recognised qualifications to young people who are unable to maintain regular attendance at a mainstream school.
  • To identify issues which underlie non-attendance and disengagement from education and to support young people in addressing and resolving these issues.
  • To ensure each learner has an equal opportunity to develop spiritually, morally, socially & culturally.
  • To raise levels of confidence, self-esteem and aspirations.
  • To offer a clear route into further education, employment or training.
  • To celebrate achievements to evaluate performance and to constantly work towards school improvement.