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Cambian Tyldesley School

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Shuttle Street, Tyldesley, Leigh, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M29 8BS (Map)

Phone: 01942 877660


➜ Tyldesley School Prospectus (Download)


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.

The Proprietor

The proprietor of the school is Farouq Sheikh, Chair of the CareTech Board. 

The representative of the Proprietor of the school, whose address for correspondence during both term times and holidays, is: Andrew Sutherland, Director of Education, Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 1AG. 


Student Profile


•  Mixed gender, ages 11-19

Typically may have one or more of the following: 

•  Emotional & social difficulties


•  Challenging behaviour

•  Issued with a SEN statement or EHC plan

•  Likely history of placement or family breakdowns

•  A history of school refusal, periods of time out of school and may have previous CAMHS input

•  Specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia

•  Attachement disorder 








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