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Cambian Hartlepool School

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Unit E Sovereign Park, Brenda Road, Hartlepool, County Durham, TS25 1NN (Map)

Phone: 01429 224965



➜ Cambian Hartlepool School Prospectus (Download)


Cambian Hartlepool School is an independent, DfE-registered, co-educational day school, providing specialist education for up to 18 students, aged 11-17 years.


Hartlepool School and vocational centre exists in order to provide academic and learning opportunities for students who have previously failed in mainstream schools. Students placed here will normally have recognised social, emotional and behavioural attributes. The School provides a nurturing enviornment that is set up to meet the individual needs of these students.


Pupils who attend Hartlepool School follow the National Curriculum and we also have facilities to offer an alternative curriculum designed to meet the individual needs of our young people should this be appropriate. We want each of our pupils to enjoy coming to school, to enjoy learning and to take advantage of all the opportunities and activities offered to them to bring out the best of their abilities.


Pupils can achieve success by working up through Unit Awards, Entry Level certificates and to full GCSE's. We do recognise that traditional routes are not for everyone, so pupils can also engage in alternatives such as BTEC and Entry Level qualifications. The School has worked hard to create individualised timetables for our students, and all lessons have built in activity sessions which offer the opportunity for our pupils to enjoy and achieve.


The Proprietor


The proprietor of the school is:

Farouq Sheikh, Chair of the CareTech Board

Cambian Childcare Ltd

Metropolitan House,

3 Darkes Lane,

Potters Bar


Phone: 01707 601800


Student Profile

May have one or more of the following:


•  Mixed gender, ages 11-17

•  Emotional behavioural issues

•  History of placement breakdowns

•  Learning difficulties

•  Has an Education, Health & Care Plan