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Partnerships

WHO DO WE WORK WITH?

At The Bridge Academy because of financial support from UBS, we work with an enormous range of partners in addition to UBS.

The wealth of experience and opportunities that these organisations provide makes The Bridge Academy experience second to none for our students.

SUPPORTING THE PROGRESSION PROGRAMME

We work with several organisations to develop students' employability skills and to ensure our students make informed choices about life after The Bridge Academy.

Partners include various colleges and universities, The Brilliant Club, The Brokerage, ELBA, Future First, the Careers Collaborative, Inspire!, Pathways Careers Training and Mentoring, Prospects, Pure Potential, Skills Builder, Switch, UBS and Unifrog.

CURRICULUM PARTNERSHIPS

  • Music: the LSO 
  • PE: Laburnum Boat Club and SportInspired

SUPPORTING STUDENTS

During our PSHE and Employability Days we are able to work with a range of expert organisations to deliver our PSHE programme including:

  • Brook on sexual health and well-being
  • Chickenshed to tackle knife crime
  • Inspire!, Skills Builder and ELBA to develop employability skills
  • Forward on FGM 
  • Tender to prevent sexual bullying and cyberbullying
  • The Self-Esteem Team on body image

Place2Be supports well-being for students, teachers, parents and carers. At Bridge, the organisation offers lunchtime self-referral services (Place2Talk) and appointments. It is the leading UK provider of school-based emotional and mental health services.

Selected students benefit from support provided by Literacy Pirates and Ministry of Stories.

ENRICHING STUDENTS

Debate Mate - Debating at Bridge is very successful.

National Debate Mate Champions. The Bridge is one of only three schools to have won both the Urban Debate League and the Debate Mate Cup. Students have represented Britain internationally.

The Duke of Edinburgh Awards are flourishing with increasing numbers of students choosing to do the Gold and Silver Awards.

 

Principal:
Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (Personal Development and wellbeing)
Sarah Bennett (Pastoral and Behaviour)
Sophie Poole (Standards and Curriculum)

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb