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Nacro Education Longton Centre

Staffordshire County Council servicesAiming High short break services

We work with young people some of whom are classed as vulnerable on two programmes, Schools Provision 14-16 years and Study Programme 16-19 years where we offer a range of vocational pathways including:

  • City & Guilds Construction Skills E3 Award to Ext Certificate
  • City & Guilds Retail E3 Award, L1 Award, L1 Certificate
  • City & Guilds Catering E3 Award to Diploma
  • City & Guilds Functional Skills E1, E2, E3, L1, L2
  • GCSE English & Mathematics
  • Employability Skills E3-L2.

In addition to these schools provision also undertake a varied curriculum NOCN E3, L1 in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development and NOCN Entry Awards and Certificate in Independent Living including Personal Development, Catering, Sports & Leisure, Motor Vehicle and Cycle Maintenance. We also facilitate extension activities and complimentary activities to enhance the learning experience.  These include attending community events including Scare fest at Halloween, Our Burslem events, Work placements with local businesses to run alongside vocational areas, allowing learners to experience working life and improve employment opportunities.

Who can use our service?

Our service is  inclusive and we strive to provide education for all young people aged 14-19 including those who have been excluded from mainstream school and other referral providers, young people who experience social and emotional difficulties, young people with Education Health and Care Plans, and Youth Offending Team Referrals.  We are an equal opportunities educational provider and champion equality & diversity, providing education for young people inclusive of those with disabilities and learning needs.

Age range/key stages covered:

14-16 years and 16-19 years

Areas served:

All districts south of the city of Stoke:

Are there any costs?

Schools Provision £70.00 day

Study Programme get bursary for attending

Referral details:

Young people with Education Health and Care Plan, Welfare Officer involved, Youth Offending Team, Social Care/Social workers, Leaving Care Team`s, Referral Units, Mainstream Schools, College, Training Providers, Family, Friends

What happens when I become an adult?

All learners have a progression pathway so can be referred onto Further Education, Higher Education, Apprentices and Employment.

How do I find out more? 

Nacro Longton Centre, 54-58 Market Street, Longton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 1BS

Telephone: 01782 332 699,  Mobiles: 07791 703 044 or 07825 122 025


We are on Staffordshire County Council's list of alternative providers for part time alternative provision.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Nacro Education Longton Centre
01782 332 699
07791 703 044
07825 122 025
Nacro Longton Centre website

Where to go

Nacro Education Longton Centre
54-58 Market Street
Stoke on Trent
ST3 1BS Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2020
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