Breckenbrough - more than a school

The school where individuality flourishes

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Life at Breckenbrough

Life at Breckenbrough

Please click here to learn about life at Breckenbrough and how our students develop and progress in school and beyond. Also details of news and events, fundraising and a tour of Breckenbrough.

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Pupils & Parents

Pupils & Parents

Please click here for information about the school timetable including academic and social curriculum, subjects, boarding details and support provision offered. Also information on trips and visits and pupil support in and out of school.

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Essential Information

Essential Information

Please click here for information on policies; practice and processes; school governance; external agencies and guidance including NMS and Ofsted. Also details about schools admissions, our local offer and how to contact us.

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What makes us special?

Like our students, Breckenbrough is unique; offering a bespoke, special school approach in delivering the national curriculum.  We pride ourselves in being a ‘specialist’ school, providing a nurturing, supportive and low stress environment to help our students learn to manage their behaviours and make social and academic progress.

We aim to support our students to achieve two key goals during their time here:

  1. To be themselves, aspire and be successful.
  2. To develop strategies and coping mechanisms to move towards a level of self-actualisation in order to thrive in the neurotypical world.

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Latest News and Events from Breckenbrough School

Breckenbrough - more than a school

Breckenbrough achieves quality standard for careers work

Breckenbrough, has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week, 30th July 2018. The school has been awarded the national Quality in Careers Standard awarded under licence by Prospects.  The Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and education providers who can demonstrate the importance they place on careers and how they support […]

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Career opportunities at Breckenbrough

See below details of our current openings at Breckenbrough:  

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Breckenbrough - more than a school

50 Things To Do This Summer

Summer holidays are long. Often boring. This little book will hopefully give you a few ideas that you can use over the holidays to keep your mind active and even learn some new things. Why not try them out? What’s the worst that can happen?? Don’t worry – there’s ideas galore in here. Some involve some technology, some involve […]

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An interesting read…

Please see below a link to an article about PDA. We cannot vouch for the website this article is hosted on or the other content on this website but this article maybe of interest to you.   10 things you need to know about PDA      

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"Students’ individuality is celebrated. This helps to build relationships between staff and students based on respect and trust. As a result, students enjoy spending time with staff and sharing hobbies such as the school motocross track. As students’ self-belief improves, they gain the social skills and confidence to undertake activities such as skiing holidays and meals out. One student commented: `I could not go out for meals with my
family, and now I can.’"

Ofsted Inspection report for Residential Special School March 2017 - Outstanding in all areas