HMP Pentonville

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HMP Pentonville is an adult Category B inner London Victorian prison. Located just to the north of Kings Cross St. Pancras, with excellent transport links. It houses over 1200 prisoners who are on remand or on recall sentences. The average length of stay is approximately 6 weeks.

The NOVUS Education Department provides 150 places daily, with a split regime whereby the learners either attend education in the morning or the afternoon; with a great variety of qualifications from Entry Level through to Level 2.

The curriculum is delivered by a very dedicated team who are passionate about providing  new challenges for learners.  The education programme is designed to offer a foundation which then stretches and challenges the learner to develop to their true potential.

The curriculum includes the following subjects:

Barbering, Business, Carpentry, Cleaning, English, ESOL, IT, Health and Safety, Induction, Journalism, Maths, Painting and decorating, PSD, Art, Peer mentoring, Radio production


Caledonian Rd, London N7 8TT