Referrals for a placement at The Pendlebury Centre are made via the Secondary Panel for Inclusion (SPI). These referrals are usually made by schools and on occasion by professionals involved with a young persons care. We are unable to take referrals directly from parents/carers.
Further information about the referral process can be downloaded here:
Download the REFERRAL FORM
Students attending The Pendlebury Centre typically present with one or more of the following SEMH characteristics:
- Long term non-attendance
- School phobia
The young person fundamentally struggles to cope with a large school setting, how a school setting operates in terms of movement between lessons and relatively unsupervised social times, Increased isolation from school life, has significantly lower resilience than age equivalent peers – in particular relation to main stream dynamics.
- Withdrawn behaviour
- Eating disorders
- Obsessive behaviours
- Physical problems
- Low self esteem
The young person demonstrates limited awareness into their own emotional state, prone to outburst of emotion, limited self help skills to manage emotions and struggles to accurately read emotions of others.
- Poor self image
- Self harm
- Rarely leaves home
The young person is observed regularly present with low self esteem in social situations, has a skewed or negative self image, may lack confidence within a classroom setting and may also act in an intimidating way as a defence mechanism.