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All pupils admitted to the school are required to have an EHCP.  Our policy on admissions can be found in the Policy section.  Follow this link for further information: SENDIAAS All pupils are agreed by the Local Authority through a consultation process.


Bridge School Malvern has two sites, the secondary school is based in a rural setting in Hanley Swan near the beautiful Malvern Hills. The sixth form, named Bridge Business Centre, is based in the town of Malvern, in Barnards Green. Students can attend the sixth form up to the age of 24 years. 

We are an Independent Special School registered with the Department for Education (885/6044) (URN 142833). Bridge School Malvern is also a registered charity (No 1122536).

We recognise emotional and social well-being is key to achieving well.


Our therapeutic approach to supporting children to grow in confidence and self-esteem is central to seeing them achieve. Pupils can expect to progress from the Bridge with a suite of City and Guilds qualifications that prepares them for employment and independent living.

Welcome to the Bridge School


To see our latest School Newsletter

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To see Sixth Form (Bridge Business Centre) Newsletter

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Head teacher Sue Hornby receives MBE for services to special educational needs. For further information click here

Job Vacancies

Catering Tutor - Bridge School Malvern Sixth Form

The main purposes of the role are:


To engage a small group of young people in a catering environment. Teaching catering skills and developing knowledge of the catering industry. 

To support young people with their progression into work by developing transferable employability skills, developing their overall confidence, resilience and social and communication skills. 

To support young people in their wider pastoral and learning needs 

To be flexible and adapt to situations to support the smooth running of the centre. 

To apply 
Applications are to be made by submitting your CV with a covering letter stating your suitability for the role. Contact Emma Thomas, for a copy of the job description and person specification.


Requests for this information will be responded to from Tuesday the 20th February onwards. 

Closing Date: Friday 1st March 2024. 

We will be assessing applications on a rolling basis and may shortlist and invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Social media checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.

Bridge School Malvern is an independent SEN school and charity, providing high-quality therapeutic and child-centred education to young people in Worcestershire. We have a secondary school site near Hanley Swan, and our innovative sixth form in Barnards Green, Malvern. Our Sixth form offers 3 vocational areas of learning including Manufacturing, Retail and Catering, focusing on employability skills and a curriculum which encourages personal development and preparation for adulthood. The Catering Tutor roles is based at our sixth form

Land-based/Employability Learning Coach (SEN) Full Time 

The main purpose of the role is to support the education, welfare and care of pupils (11-16s), working in small groups and one-to-one sessions. You will be teaching City & Guilds Employability and Skills for Working Life qualifications through a range of practical outdoor sessions. Sessions could include animal care, horticulture, conservation, woodland school-type sessions, bushcraft, and creative projects. You will also help to develop pupil’s social skills and provide a therapeutic experience.

You will need to have had experience working with young people with special educational needs including emotional and behaviour difficulties, in a teaching capacity. Land-based experience is essential, as is a commitment to health and safety and safe working practices. Qualified teacher status is not essential but desirable. The role would suit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) who wishes to pursue a career in SEN teaching.

For full details please click HERE

Bridge Clothing Order Point

The Bridge will pay half the cost of your first two hoodies and your first two T-Shirts making them an absolute bargain - See the order link for greater detail.

There is no school uniform at the Bridge, although there is a dress code which is made available when children come on roll.  Bridge hoodies and T-shirts are available for pupils on roll at the Bridge.  The school subsidises the cost and so they make practical and cost effective school wear.

Please note that wearing hoods up is still not allowed on site even if it's a Bridge Hoodie!


This link is currently broken. Please telephone the school to order until it is


To order please follow this link

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