Amanda Morris-Drake

Name: Amanda Morris-Drake

Professional Title: Head Teacher

Background: ED MA Experience in primary and secondary teaching in various London schools. Behaviour support service in Kingston upon Thames. English and Drama teacher in Pupil Referral units in Kingston upon Thames. Behaviour support service in Cambridge. Spent 14 years as Teacher in Charge of the Darwin Centre for Young People in Cambridge and became the Head of the Pilgrim PRU managing four hospital schools in 2015.

Name of organisation: The Pilgrim PRU Cambridge

Area of the country: Based in Fulbourn Cambridge. East Anglia

Description of your organisation: The Pilgrim PRU provides education in 4 hospitals:

  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital – General teaching hospital covering East Anglia
  • The Darwin Centre for young people- Tier 4 CAMH inpatient unit (14 beds)
  • The Phoenix – Tier 4 CAMH inpatient eating disorder unit (12 beds)
  • The Croft – Tier 4 CAMH children and family unit ( 6 – 8 places)