Welcome Message From the Headteacher

The governors, staff and I are delighted to introduce you to the work of our school.

The Pilgrim School is a Community Special School (Hospital School). We act on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council to fulfil their duties under Section 19 of the 1996 Education Act.  This means that our school provides education for pupils who are not in their mainstream school because of a decision made by a medical practitioner.

 
We passionately believe that a child’s history is not their destiny; that a person’s current circumstance does not dictate their future. As a school we actively plan for and promote a child’s resilience and post traumatic growth – remembering that success in school is a powerful resilience factor in itself. 


The school prides itself on its ability to personalise learning and support so that pupils make rapid progress, especially in English, Maths and Science (including IT) and in their emotional well – being, as well as a wide range of other subjecs.

 We teach and support pupils so that they are able to make a successful reintegration back into their mainstream school or to their next phase of learning.
As a hospital school we are not a school of choice; parents cannot apply for their child to come here. The decision of need rests with a medical practitioner but referrals are either sent in by a pupil’s school or through the county education out of schools team. 
I hope that you find the website informative and interesting as it begins to describe the complex, but rewarding work the school does.


Steve Barnes, B.A. (Hons), MSc 



The school was last inspected in February 2018. To view the report please follow the hyperlink on the ‘Links’ page. Alternatively, please call the office to request a hard copy. To contact The Pilgrim School, please call 01522 682319 or e-mail enquiries@pilgrim.lincs.sch.uk Please ask to speak to the headteacher - he is the person who deals with queries from parents or other members of the public.

 

Latest News

1 one way - summer offer on CallConnect

CallConnect has a seasonal treat for young people throughout this summer's school holidays. The service is offering passengers aged 18 and under special £1 bus tickets for one-way journeys on pre-booked CallConnect services across the county from Saturday 21 July to Monday 3 September.

http://www.lincsbus.info/ 

LSCB Youtube Channel short clips for schools:

At the recent Designated Safeguarding Lead Briefings it was mentioned that the e safety officer for the Stay Safe Partnership / LSCB,  is producing some short video clips for schools to help support parents and pupils.

Each clip will be no more than 3 minutes long and the first two clips are 'a quick chat about game ratings' and 'a quick chat about parental controls'. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxMnZ02Sl1AbtIhq-m3rrVQ

 

Duke of Edinburgh - Pilgrim School Awarded Grant to support young people

The Pilgrim School is delighted to announce that we have received a grant from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Diamond– enabling us to reach and support more disadvantaged young people who want to do their DofE in The Pilgrim School.

Christmas London Trip Head Teacher & Governors message for the archive!

Archive article - A reminder of what we do and the positive impact it has on our pupils.

A Special Message from the Head Teacher and the Chair of Governors to one and all at Pilgrim this Christmas about our London Trip and how it has encapsulated the spirit of the Pilgrim School.

Celebrating Success - Prom Night!

Congratulations to CN for another fab prom. This is exactly the type of event that raises our spirits at the end of another hectic year as we see our youngsters enjoying themselves and interacting confidently in a way that would not have been possible just months before.


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Pupil of The Week - Sleaford

Three joint winners this week!

OM won for

· For attending & participating during MAD Day

· Listening well and coping with a change of routine

 AP won for

· Staying in base when others went out and acting maturely and responsibly

· Showing Bravery

 MS won for

· Great contribution in the MAD day

· Maturity and bravery when answering and discussing topics

Quote of the week..

'A perfect summer’s day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing and the lawn mower is broken.’ Happy summer everyone.