Pioneer House High School
Pioneer House High School is a special school located in Northern Moor which provides 100 day places for 11 to 19 year old pupils, with a unique focus in preparing pupils with significant additional needs, to become independent and productive adults. The school has a strong vocational emphasis and pupils will have the potential to progress on to supported or independent employment/internships/apprenticeships or college.
The school was opened in 2016 and moved to a new, purpose built, site in 2017. It has a range of facilities including a one-bedroom bungalow, poly-tunnel, wooded area and play areas.
The school has been described as warm and welcoming by Ofsted, who completed their first inspection in May 2019, rating the school outstanding.
Pioneer House High School will make a positive difference to the outcomes for children. Increased numbers of children within Manchester has meant that planning for more places for pupils experiencing SEND has been essential within the city. The school has a unique focus in preparing pupils from aged 11 to become independent and productive young adults.
Through carefully structured programmes, curriculum and work experience Pioneer House prepares students to progress to college, supported employment / internships or apprenticeships.
All pupils at Pioneer House have an EHC plan. They experience a significant learning difficulty and are working between P scale 8 and National Curriculum Level 2 in Year 7.
The school caters for 100 pupils from Y7 – Y14; pupils have the capacity to become independent travellers during their time at Pioneer House and will have the potential to progress on to supported or independent employment/internships/apprenticeships or college.
Visit the school website: https://pioneerhousehighschool.net/