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The Centre School, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, is a BESD special school providing education for approx 50 statemented students from across Cambridgeshire. The School opened in January 2009 and is part of Cottenham Academy, with which it shares a site, we operate a creative curriculum that offers a balance of learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.
The Centre School will offer a positive educational experience that cultivates high self-esteem and ensures that all members of the school community can take advantage of both learning, and leisure opportunities to make good progress and prepare them for the next stage of life.
Our school offers students:
The curriculum aims to produce young people that are successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. A range of accreditation is used at both key stages in order to ensure that life chances are enhanced for all students. Progression, either within our own 6th form, or with other providers, is a priority for the school.
Admission to the school is via Cambridgeshire Local Authority.
Overall effectiveness based on Ofsted inspection: Good
Achievement of pupils: Good
Quality of teaching: Good
Behaviour and safety of pupils: Outstanding
Leadership and management: Good