Pedmore currently having a lockdown drill

As part of our standard fire drill, evacuation, lockdown and safety procedures we are currently staging a mock lockdown of the college site. This is a test and ensures that staff and students are familiar with the procedure and confident in the process. We will update this webpage as soon as the test procedure is complete.

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House System and Seeking Advice

The House System at PTC

Students are divided between 3 houses at PTC from Years 7 to 11.  The house are Phoenix, Griffin and Wyvern. Each form group  has students from one academic year i.e. Year 8 and all three houses are represented in each form.  There are 4 Heads of Year who lead on academic and pastoral issues related to their year group.

The Griffin

 The Griffin, a creature with body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. The Griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature.


The Phoenix is a long-lived bird that is regenerated or reborn. Associated with the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor.


The Wyvern is a legendary winged creature with a dragon's head and wings; a reptilian body; two legs and barbed tail.