The Edge is a scheme to develop and accredit students personal attributes that are essential for employability and life. These are skills that employers look for when recruiting employees.

The scheme focuses on non-academic strengths of individuals and allows them to showcase these and work towards three different types of accreditation.

Students need to demonstrate five key skills:

  • Leadership
  • Organisation
  • Initiative
  • Resilience
  • Communication


  • PiXLEdge Apprentice Certificate
  • PiXLEdge Graduate Certificate
  • PiXLEdge Masters Certificate



Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

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Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Real World Learning Awards Winner 2021 logo Confederation of School Trusts logo Educate Awards Winner 2019 logo SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2018 logo SSAT Effective Learning Behaviour logo SSAT Climate for Learning logo Manchester United Foundation logo The Duke of Edinburgh logo The Cultural Diversity Standards logo The Schools Co-operative Society logo School Achievement Award logo Sport England logo Leading Edge Partnership Programme logo The Quality in Careers Standard logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Basic Skills Quality Mark logo Whalley Range Sixth Form logo Education and Leadership Trust logo