Learning Together For The Future

Personal Development and Citizenship

PDC stands for Personal Development and Citizenship at Ecclesbourne School. This department is also the Careers Department within the School. The team is made up of Mrs Green (Head of Careers and PDC), Mrs Parker (Careers Information and Advice officer and Work Experience co-ordinator) and Ellie Lee (Derbyshire County Council Careers Adviser).

PDC is taught to all year groups by form tutors. The PDC programme includes units of work on matters to do with personal development, including Relationship and Sex Education (RSE), citizenship (following the National Curriculum) and CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance). The Department organises a number of ALDs (Advanced Learning Days) throughout the year.

The Department is located in F Block, with the Careers Library in F9. The Department Office number is 01332 843236. Ellie Lee can be contacted via email at

Click here to get to our Careers page, on which you will find useful links as well as up-to-date news on careers events and opportunities in the local area.