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    GCSE Subjects

    • English
    • Maths
    • Science
    • Additional Science
    • Business & Communication Systems
    • History
    • Geography (IGCSE)
    • Religious Education
    • French(IGCSE)
    • German
    • Spanish
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    Key Stage 3

    • English
    • Maths
    • Science
    • History
    • Geography (IGCSE)
    • French
    • German(IGCSE)
    • Spanish
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    AS / A Levels

    • English Literature
    • English language
    • Maths (pure & Statistics)
    • Information & Communication
    • Sociology
    • Business Studies
    • Media Studies
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    Vocational Qualifications

    ABC Care are an ASDAN approved Centre. This means we are able to provide our young people with Vocational Qualifications. We are able to tailor the curriculum around their personal learning styles.

    Through guidance & support we are able to give our young people Vocational Qualifications which hold the same merit as GCSE's and even count towards A Levels.

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Our Education

less than 14% of young people in care will achieve 5 good GCSE's.
Almost 1 in 3 care leavers have no GCSE's or Vocational Qualifications.

We work tirelessly to improve the lives of our young people.

Prospect House is registered as an Independent School (888/6058).

Our school Headteacher is Miss Eve Elliott.
Our proprietor is Chris Gerard Kennedy.

We are passionate about finding our young people the most suitable form of education, whether this is through local schools, colleges, PRU's, work experience, vocational qualifications or our own Virtual Education Package.

We find a lot of the young people we care for feel they have been let down in some way by mainstream education. This can set them behind and make them loose faith in the system. Young people in care are at a higher risk of being bullied due to their home life. This reinforces their belief that school is a negative environment.

We also know the majority of young people we care for are extremely computer literate. Young people relate with technology and the Internet. We believe that we must be innovative and fresh in order to enable our young people to engage in education.

We promote learning without boundaries through both virtual education & bespoke teaching, on an individual basis.

Our young people are provided with a Laptop, a microphone and a headset to use during education. A trusted staff member will sit with the young person at all times to provide additional support. Once the young person is online they will 'login' to a virtual classroom which will have upto 10 other students from around the country. A teacher will facilitate the lessons and use their own microphone to talk to the students. The teacher controls the laptops and has an interactive whiteboard as a teaching aid. The teacher can talk to the pupils privately or as a group. The teacher can also set work onto each pupils laptop and mark it as they go along. ABC Care fit educational activities around the timetable the students have.

Unlike a regular classroom, the pupils are placed into groups of the same 'learning ability' rather than their age. Pupils do not feel embarrassed to ask questions as they can get the attention of the teacher privately. If a pupil does not wish to use a microphone they can use the keyboard instead.

We have found this to be an incredibly successful way of offering education to our young people and we are proud of our young peoples achievements.

  • LA/Estab: 888/6058

    Headteacher: Eve Elliott

    For any correspondence please address to:

    ABC Care and Education ltd,
    Alston House,
    White Cross,
    LA1 4XF

    01524 382474

    Proprietor: Chris G. Kennedy
    View our most recent Ofsted reports > HERE <

  • Prospect House School does not publish academic performance due to the small numbers of young people educated with Prospect House School.

    For further discussion, or information, please contact the Headteacher; Eve Elliott or the Proprietor Chris Kennedy on 01524 382474.

  • ABC Care and Education Ltd (ABC) is committed to treating all members of staff, young people fairly and equitably regardless of: race, colour, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religious or political beliefs, membership of professional associations or trade unions, disability, marital status, family responsibility and socio-economic standing or any other category where discrimination cannot be reasonably justified. ABC will ensure that no unjustifiable requirements or conditions are imposed that could disadvantage individuals on any of the above grounds.

    For further information, please view our Equality Diversity & Inclusion Policy , our Equality Policy with objectives or contact the Headteacher Eve Elliott on 01524 382474.

  • Prospect House School delivers education to a maximum of 4 residents.

    Each admission, including for those with special needs, is reviewed on a case by case basis due to the complexities of the young people we can support.

    For further details on our admission policy, please contact Chris Kennedy - 01524 382474.