Pictor Academy do not have a Facebook page at present, however, our parents do have their own – they use it to plan events etc.

All details and a link will be available here soon.

19 Dec · Jack Kelly · No Comments

Parish Magazine Extract

Best of Friends Many parishioners may be familiar with the outstanding local special school, Pictor Academy, not least because it was recently in the news for winning Best Primary School of the year at the Greater Manchester School Awards. Well-deserved recognition for its exceptional work with children whose difficulties range from physical disabilities to autism or general developmental delay. What parishioners may not know about, however, is the close relationship that's been forged over the years between Pictor and our own parish school, for the benefit of pupils from both. Head of St. Vincent's, Anita Harrop thinks Pictor is "a very special place." Whilst Jacqui Wheble, headteacher at Pieter, praises ...


Pictor Academy

Pictor Academy caters for children aged 2 – 11 with special educational needs arising from a range of conditions. A large number of pupils have an autistic spectrum disorder. This means that they have difficulties communicating and interacting with others. They will also have difficulties with play and imagination. Some of our pupils have physical difficulties whilst others may have a language disorder or have a general developmental delay.

Mission Statement

We promote achievement for all and an enjoyment in learning for life

We help each pupil to succeed through a challenging curriculum, innovative teaching and highly trained, experienced staff

We build effective and engaging learning partnerships between school and home

Outreach Support

We are now able to offer the following outreach support to settings:

• observation and advice on meeting the needs of a targeted pupil including strategies, differentiating the curriculum and developing Individual Education Plans

• training packages to support a school in meeting the needs of a targeted pupil

• workshops for staff training and development