Bridge House specialises in working with pupils aged 7 to 18 who are considered to have social, emotional and mental health difficulties and will consider referrals from agencies and schools. Each referral case will be viewed and considered independently. Pupils are admitted at any time during the school year and will follow a full and balanced curriculum.
Bridge House welcomes pupils of all faiths, cultures, race and family backgrounds and is non-discriminatory in line with the Equality Act (2010) and Equal Opportunities Policy. We will not discriminate on grounds of; gender, age, religion or belief, physical ability or disability, learning ability, other special needs or academic or sporting ability, race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, family, cultural or linguistic background), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity.
Admission is based on:
Full and detailed information being supplied by the referring agency or school.
A copy of the school home/agreement form or admissions form from the referring agency or school.
A visit to Bridge House by the pupil and parent/carer.
An initial risk assessment being completed based on information provided by the referring school / agency, parent or carer and where necessary, other outside agencies.
A place at Bridge House is offered through the referring agency / school, however as an Independent School, the Head Teacher reserves the right to refuse entry if the school’s structure does not meet the educational, pastoral or social needs of the student concerned.