Friends of The Bridge is a Registered Charity, formed in 1984 to raise funds for equipment and activities to further enrich the pupils experience at the school. The uncertainties of the past few years have made it difficult identify specific fundraising targets and the charity has been fairly inactive. Now however, with the future of the school having become established, with a new fundraising team of parents, staff and governors and with demand for places at the school ever growing, the charity has a renewed sense of purpose. We are actively pursuing a programme of fundraising events in the local community as well as seeking support from carefully selected charitable funders and commercial sponsors.
The Bridge School is a special school for children with severe and profound learning difficulties. Many children also have a diagnosis of autism. Being able to access the community is an essential part of the curriculum and we desperately need to replace one of our aging minibuses so the children can continue to make visits out from school. We are currently fund raising to raise £40,000 to purchase a new mini bus.
If you would like further information or are able to help please do not hesitate to contact us.