FOREST BRIDGE SCHOOL – A SHARED VISION
‘Per Ardua Ad Astra’ – Through Adversity to the Stars
“This school feels like family.” KS3 pupil
Respect, Achievement, Resilience and Enjoyment
To be a leading provider of education for children and young adults with the primary diagnosis of autism. Combining Applied Behaviour Analysis, evidence-based therapy and effective personalised curriculums to enable pupils to fulfil their potential, prepare for adulthood and lead happy lives.
We are committed to our pupils and their futures
- Provide an individualised education using Applied Behaviour Analysis to deliver outstanding teaching, as well as additional evidence-based therapies appropriate for each pupil’s needs.
- Create a safe, fun environment filled with functional opportunities to promote learning and independence.
- Equip each pupil with the skills they need for life and work after Forest Bridge.
- Provide each pupil with regular opportunities to participate in enrichment activities.
- Develop partnerships with local colleges and employers to help our pupils progress to work, training or further education.
We are committed to our Staff
- Provide dynamic, high-quality specialist training and professional development pathways for all staff.
- Ensure a listening, responsive and supportive culture through effective management and communication.
- Maintain and encourage an environment of involvement and engagement of leaders at all levels.
- Value every staff member and reward and encourage their hard work and dedication.
- Become an employer of choice.
We are committed to our families and wider community:
- Empower families to take an active role in their child’s learning through close collaboration and training.
- Provide assistance and resources to help families to support their children at home and school.
- Provide clear, consistent communication to families and our local community in an open and transparent environment.
- Raise awareness and understanding of autism in our local community.
- Share best practices across educational and Applied Behaviour Analysis communities.