Important notice about payments (rent, council tax and other bills)

Due to essential maintenance, we won't be able to take payments over the phone or online between 12pm on Monday 16 July and 12pm on Tuesday 17 July. Cashiers desks at local offices will also be closed

Pupil referral units

Pupil referral units (PRUs) are a type of school, established and maintained by the local authority, that provide education for children who require alternative educational provision.

Local authorities have a duty to provide suitable education for children of compulsory school age who, because of illness or exclusion from school for example, will not receive a suitable education without these arrangements.

Many children attending PRUs have been permanently excluded and some are at risk of exclusion. The focus of units are to get pupils back into a mainstream school.

Sandwell has seven Pupil Referral Units, 5 Behaviour Units and 2 Specialist Units.

Pages in "Pupil referral units"

  1. You are here Pupil referral units
  2. Behaviour units
  3. Specialist units