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Harlescott Education Centre

The Harlescott Education Centre accommodates children in Years 3 to 6, usually on a shared placement, remaining on roll with their mainstream primary school.

Aims of Harlescott Education Centre

Our key aim is to develop a highly effective, responsive Pupil Referral Unit which meets the needs of pupils with social, emotional, mental health and medical needs by:

Harlescott Education Centre were first 'Safer Schools' accredited in 2010. We were delighted to have this renewed in April 2019.

  • ensuring the safety of pupils by creating a secure environment.
  • providing a high quality learning experience appropriate to the individual needs of the pupils.
  • maintaining pupils' programmes in their local community as far as possible.
  • offering professional assessment of the primary need of the pupils to inform their future placements.
  • supporting reintegration back into full-time education at the earliest opportunity.
  • working collaboratively with schools and professional agencies in order to provide an outstanding educational experience.

Harlescott Centre's School Day

Morning Session  


Doors Open


Session Ends

  The children have a morning break and snack at a time decided by the class teacher. 
Afternoon Session  


Doors Open


Session Ends


The children have an afternoon break and snack at a time decided by the class teacher. 

PE is MONDAY for both AM and PM groups


Harlescott Centre Staff

Head of Service

G Portman

Assistant Head - TMBSS

C Lyth

Office Manager

K Ridgway


K Nicholas

Specialist Teachers

M Brown


A Francis


A Snow

Specialist Teacher (MfL)

S Dodd

Teaching Assistants

R Cubbin


A Mansell