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Gatsby Benchmark Achievement

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision in schools and colleges. Back in July we reported that PCHS&C had received a certificate for achieving 7 / 8 of the National Benchmarks. The national careers strategy is...

The Slice is Right

On Wednesday 6th November our Post 16 students hosted an innovative employer event supported by Paul Hartley our Enterprise adviser.  The idea was to invite employers to meet our students and engage in an activity that would enable the employers...

#DITTO – Free Online Safety Magazine (Alan Mackenzie)

Alan Mackenzie's last downloadable esafety magazine for schools, organisations and parents to keep you up to date with risks, issues, advice and guidance related to keeping children safe online, with a view to enjoying and learning about technology. Contents in the...

Update on Lancashire Break Time Consultation 2019

On 8 August, Cabinet agreed to: The review and redesign of the whole short breaks offer, in partnership with parents, carers, young people and providers. Continuation of the Lancashire Break Time Service in its current form, until the review and redesign of the short...

National recognition for PCHS&C

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision in schools and colleges. The national careers strategy is built around them, becoming new Statutory Guidance for careers in January 2018 to be fully embedded by 2020. The...

D.T. group create amazing storyteller chair!

As part of our recent sensory garden revamp project, students & staff were encouraged to come up with ways that the outdoor teaching area could be used more. One suggestion was a storytelling corner, where sensory stories could be brought to life in...

Sensory Garden Opening

Over the last year, we have been working hard to improve our sensory garden and make the space more inviting, stimulating and well used within school and college. The entire outdoor space has been completely revamped and has benefited from many...

EmPOWAR your voice

We need your vote! Let us know which issue you feel is the most important for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The POWAR group will do a campaign on the issue with the most votes to make a change....

The Power of Positivity

This morning 12 parents/carers attended the Power of Positivity with Lucy Marcroft from Lancashire Adult Learning at PCHS&C. The course focused on positive thinking, barriers to positive thinking, strategies to help you become more positive and setting your own...

Lancashire’s Healthy Young People and Families Service

Lancashire's Healthy Young People and Families Service Formerly: Lancashire's 0-19 Service You will be aware that Virgin Care is now working in partnership with Lancashire County Council and will be taking on responsibility for providing Health Visiting and School...



Pendle Community High School & College
Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF
Tel: 01282 682260

Receptionist: Chelsea Watson
E-mail: reception@pchs.lancs.sch.uk
Chair of Governors: Trevor Ashton (Address c/o above)