Students referred to Parkside have usually refused to attend ‘mainstream’ education for a variety of reasons. They will have been selected by Educational Psychologists or Educational Welfare Officers as appropriate for consideration. Student cases are then presented to an Admissions Panel at Parkside and the most ‘needy’ young people are allocated a place. In August 2015 2 Students successfully completed the Rockschool Music Practitioner Qualification – Level One. Both students achieved Distinctions !!
Ongoing music workshops working with Key Stage 3 – 4 Local Authority EOTAS (Education Other than at School) provision catering for the needs of young people who have been excluded, or who are at the point of exclusion from mainstream education.