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Shuttle Street, Tyldesley, Leigh, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M29 8BS

Phone: 01942 877660

Tyldesley School

Cambian Tyldesley School is an independent, DfE-registered, co-educational day school, providing specialist education for up to 34 students, aged 11-19 years. We support children and young people with a range of learning difficulties including those with behavioural, social, emotional, mental health and communication difficulties.


The school in non-denominational and has a secular ethos, but respects the cultural needs and religious beliefs of all. The School specialises in developing a culture of high expectation and achievement for all students where they are encouraged to enjoy learning, progress in their studies and exceed expectations.


Students have access to personal tutors and support workers to aid them in developing strategies and mechanisms to assist individuals to access and unlock their potential. Opportunities for team building, increasing self-esteem and confidence are built into the curriculum, these include enrichment opportunities, sport and tutor sessions.

Student Profile

May have one or more of the following:


•  Mixed gender, ages 11-19

•  Emotional & social difficulties


•  Challenging behaviour

•  Gang affiliation

•  May have a diagnosis of Autism

•  History of school refusal

•  History of placement breakdowns

•  Has an Education, Health & Care Plan