Background and Provision

About Northumberland Pupil Referral Unit


Here at Northumberland PRU, our vision is quite simple: to positively impact on changing the lives of our pupils and their families.


On many occasions, we first meet our pupils and their families at a time where engagement with school and education can be at an all-time low. At Northumberland PRU, through our holistic approach, we welcome learners and families to our school community and help them to re-engage with learning, enabling them to reach their full potential.


Our curriculum intent is at the heart of everything we do. Our consistent focus on Respect, Resilience and Responsibility enable us to nurture and develop learners who gain a sense of their place in the wider world and have the skills, knowledge and talents to contribute meaningfully towards it.  This is underpinned by our prioritising of personal development, literacy, numeracy, careers education and wider extra-curricular activities as part of our broad, diverse and rich curriculum offer.



“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” – Kofi Annan