What is Breckenbrough all about?

breckenbrough 1st 2015-277Breckenbrough in Brief

  • Employs subject specialist teachers
  • Employs qualified care staff
  • Employs a full-time registered counselling Psychologist
  • Employs a full-time registered Occupational Therapist
  • Employs a part-time Speech and Language Therapist
  • Enjoys and encourages strong partnerships with families
  • Offers a wide range of activities and opportunities
  • Provides post-16 provision for working in partnership with other local providers
  • Operates Beyond Breckenbrough as a separate aftercare charity to provide contact and support for students once they have left school and in later life
  • The vast majority of students go on to full-time further education, training and employment

Breckenbrough is a non-maintained special school and a non-profit making charity, whose governors are appointed by Quakers in Yorkshire. Housed in a Victorian country house with 10 acres of land in the heart of North Yorkshire, Breckenbrough is located a few miles from Thirsk, close to the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks.




Breckenbrough prides itself on recognising, developing and then celebrating the good in everyone