The New Bridge Group has been successful in applying to open a new free school in Oldham, the Springboard Project. This provision will provide high quality innovative alternative educational experiences for pupils and students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) across the 14-19 age range.

Our aim is to ensure that learners at Key Stage 4 onwards, presently disengaged from local mainstream and resourced schools, will continue with their learning journey through a vibrant alternative offer.

The Springboard Project will be linked to clear and aspirational adult outcomes, offering a continuing relationship with families until the young person reaches the age of 25.

I look forward to bringing you more news of our exciting new provision as we move towards the opening date in September 2017.

Graham Quinn