Edgerton College is an independent school offering education and support to 14-16 year old students who are not within mainstream education. The ethos of Edgerton College is based on youth work principles with a unique blend of formal and informal education.
Subject areas offered at GCSE
Maths, English, History, ICT, PSE, Preparation for Working Life.
Other Curriculum Areas Offered
Science, General Studies, Health & Safety, Personal development plans, Job skills including C.V. writing and job applications, Work Experience, Careers advice and guidance and social programmes such as: anti-racism, health issues and drug education. Also Sport, Arts and Crafts.
“The quality of education is good. The curriculum, with its focus on GCSE and other forms of accreditation, engages students and gives them an incentive to learn. They make good progress, gain relevant qualifications and are well prepared for the future. Students’ enjoy school and their behaviour improves significantly”.
Inspection carried out 14th & 15th November 2012.
Xmas Hamper for Bryan Wood Care Home
Students present a Xmas Hamper with lots of goodies for the elderly at Bryan Wood Care Home. Students and staff contributed to making a splendid hamper which was much appreciated by the residents.
Teona Leigh Patrice (ex pupil left July 2014) came back to talk to students about how they can achieve and turn their lives around
Fruit picking for making jam
Food for Science
"I get more work done here than I did at school"
"The residential was ace, we got to know each other better and had a great time"
"It's brilliant here, I don't feel scared to come to school anymore"
"I never went to school much in year 8 and year 9, now I want to be a teacher"
"The staff at Edgerton College are a dedicated team who go above and beyond what is expected of them"
"I was glad my child was given a sceond chance at his education and thank Edgerton College"
"My daughter is a lot happier since coming to Edgerton College"
"I have seen a big change in her attitude and behaviour since she started at Edgerton, she settled down a lot and is even bringing work home to do"
Other policies are available on request (see Compact EBS page for details)