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The Bridge School

General Details

The Bridge School is a member of Unity Schools Partnership MAT: a special school providing classes from Reception to Year 11 for children with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties. The special educational needs of pupils include a wide range of communication, physical and multiple learning difficulties including ASD.

Who to contact

Name
Mrs Hazel Simmons
Position
Headteacher
Telephone
01473 556200
Email
hazel.simmons@thebridgeschool.org.uk
Website
http://www.thebridgeschool.org.uk/
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Address
Sprites Lane
Ipswich
Postcode
IP8 3ND

Additional contact

Additional Website
Suffolk County Council

Where to go

Address
Sprites Lane
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP8 3ND
Area served
Mid Suffolk, Ipswich, East Suffolk
Venue Email
admin@thebridgeschool.org.uk
Venue Website
http://www.thebridgeschool.org.uk
Parking available
Yes

Days & Times

During normal school terms and times
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Teaching is from 8:50a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Other details

Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

Places are determined by the Local Authority at termly admissions meetings.

Age Groups
Children (5-11), Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Adapted Toilet

Accreditation website
https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/vocational-qualifications/vocational-qualifications-qcf-life-and-living-skills-entry-level-1-3/
Accreditation details
Year 10 and 11 work towards the Entry Level of the OCR Life and Living Skills Qualification plus ASDAN certifications

School Transport assistance
Find out more about home to school transport
Service users involved in planning
No
School Type
Special
School Status
Academy
Academy Sponsor/Trust
Unity Schools Partnership
Ofsted
View the latest Ofsted Inspection Report
DfE Number
7015
Chair of Governors
Chair of the Governing Board is Stuart Ellis
Last Updated
08/09/2021

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

The Bridge School accepts children with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and an autistic spectrum disorder aged between four and sixteen years

Linked team for Statutory Assessment and EHCPs: 

Ipswich North and East Family Services (email: SENDSS@suffolk.gov.uk)

 

Contact
Tina Sharman
Telephone
01472 556200
Email
tina.sharman@thebridgeschool.org.uk
Links
The Bridge School
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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