Here at The Bridge School we pride ourselves on creating a happy, caring atmosphere where every child is encouraged and inspired to achieve their potential and develop a love of learning.
We value the excellent relationships we have with parents, carers and with a range of professionals, as we work together to enable our pupils to communicate, to develop socially and emotionally and to gain their independence.
Our team of very experienced and knowledgeable staff engage, support and motivate our children to enable them to be happy and successful learners.
Acting Head Teacher
Acting Head Teacher – Michelle Goundry – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of Local Academy Council – Sam Hardman – email@example.com
SENCO for Bridge School – Michelle Goundry – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of Trustees – David Lane – email@example.com
Complaints – firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Protection – James Plant – email@example.com
The Bridge School is part of the Forward Education Trust, a newly formed Multi Academy Trust comprising of Brays School, The Bridge School and Hallmoor School which academised on the 1 April 2017.
All of the children who attend The Bridge School have a Statement of Special Educational Need or an Education and Health Care Plan. Our school educates 90 children with complex and multiple needs. Children may have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Some children have additional needs including visual impairment and hearing impairment and behaviour difficulties.
Children attending our school will usually require augmented and modified curriculum opportunities including an overarching mobility curriculum and a sensory experiential curriculum for our more profound learners. The Bridge School underpins all of its curriculum delivery through continually developing its communication work so that pupils may access their learning in a way personalised to their needs.