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OUR Offer

Service Description

SGSE is an organisation that offers all children and young people positive experiences, opportunities and education. SGSE enable all to engage, enjoy and achieve, whilst continually learning and developing, academically, socially and emotionally. Our management has vast experience in educational and mentoring delivery.

Our Director had a 21-year career in the Prison Service overseeing and leading juvenile offenders’ education as part of the senior management team. During this time, four Ofsted ‘’Good’’ grades were achieved, along with one ‘’Outstanding’’ grade. The rest of our senior management team which includes a SENCO, has worked within various education settings, including leading in ALPs, mainstream schools, and post-16 provisions.

The provision and structure at SGSE are modelled on the successful delivery that was achieved in our Directors’ previous role. Our core day consists of four sessions per day, focusing on personal and educational development.

We provide a broad variety of vocational and academic learning sites and activities that meet the needs and interests of all learners that are referred to us.

These placements are located across South Gloucestershire and Bristol.

We have a passion for enabling all learners to develop themselves in all areas of their educational learning journey, as well as developing their confidence, motivation, ambitions, aspirations, functional and life skills.

SGSE is approved to deliver various qualifications via a broad range of awarding bodies. Our timetable of delivery is structured to meet the needs of the learner, which can also include enrichment activities outside the core day delivery. All of our learners have a learning plan set out within our induction to achieve real accredited educational and life skill outcomes. All progress and achievement are tracked and monitored and updates are cascaded appropriately.

Introducing a learner to the provision provided by SGSE will give them an opportunity to progress and build on existing skills and qualities.


Key Stages we cater for

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Post 16

    Working ratios

    • 1:1
    • 2:1
    • 1:2

    Geographical Areas

    • Bristol
    • South Gloucestershire
    • Bath

    Accreditations Offered

    • AQA – all subjects
    • ASDAN – all subjects
    • OCR – Diploma L2 Sport
    • NOCN – all subjects
    • Functional Skills – Registered Exam Centre – Level 1 and 2

    Specialisms Offered

    • Social, emotional, and mental health needs
    • Cognition and learning needs
    • Speech, language and communication needs
    • Hearing impairment
    • Offending / Risk CCE Risk of CSE
    • Attendance/engagement needs
    • School refusal
    • Anxiety ADHD/ADD
    • Specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia)
    • Autism without MLD or SLD
    • Autism with MLD or SLD
    • Sensory needs

    Governance Structure

    • Director
    • Provision Lead
    • SENCO
    • Area Operations Managers
    • Safeguarding Lead
    • Curriculum Lead
    • Business Lead
    • Attendance Officer
    • Education Therapist
    • HR Lead
    • Site Leads
    • Teachers
    • Education and Learning Mentors
    • Pastoral Support Staff
    • Chaplain
    • Administrators

    Meals Provided

    • Lunch

    Transport Provided

    • Yes

    Operating Times

    • Bristol school term time
    • School holiday periods
    • The core day is 9am to 3pm
    • Office opening times 08:45am to 4pm

    Programme Information

    • Key Stage 1-4 – Non EHCP or CIC Monday to Friday 09:00 – 15:00
    • Key Stage 1-4 EHCP or CIC 3 days per week 09:00 – 15:00

    Included within all provision options

    • Travel collection and drop off all learners.
    • Lunch is provided for every day.
    • Resources and Activities.

    Core Subjects

    English, Maths, PSHE, Science, Humanities, Art, RE, Language

    • SGSE Exclusive Cohorts
    • SGSE Music
    • SGSE Horticultue and Grounds
    • SGSE Primary
    • SGSE Construction
    • SGSE Sports Academy
    • SGSE Barbering
    • SGSE Post 16
    • SGSE Farm
    • SGSE Mentoring & ALP
    • SGSE Interventions
    • SGSE Enrichment Academies
    • SGSE Jujitsu
    • SGSE Boxing
    • SGSE Animal Experience
    • SGSE Art Therapy
    • SGSE Fitness
    • SGSE Active

    Mental Health and Wellbeing Sessions

    Sessions can include exploring emotional awareness, different mindsets, neuroscience, social skills, mindfulness strategies, self-awareness and self-management. All sessions are offered in a warm and supportive environment. They are designed to be accessible to all students. They provide a range of worksheets, activities and creative methods for each topic, which can be chosen and adapted to the child or young person.

    Play Therapy

    Play is the child’s natural way of communicating, learning and exploring; sometimes children and young people may not have the words to express their thoughts, emotions and behaviors. Using play and metaphor with a therapist can create a more psychologically safe, less literal way for the child to express themselves or explore their experiences. A certified therapist will provide a supportive and confidential space where children can play and promote the safe exploration of their experiences at their level and pace. Play therapy allows the children and young people to make sense of their past and present experiences and cope better with their future. 

    *Play therapy requires a more in-depth referral process and parent/carer consent.


    Coming soon: Childrens Accelerated Trauma Technique (CATT) for PTSD & Complex Trauma.

    CATT is designed to support children and adolescents with complex trauma and PTSD to heal from their adverse childhood experiences. CATT is an integrative trauma-focused therapy that fuses cognitive behavioral theory with creative arts methods and human rights principles, creating a holistic child-centered intervention that helps children and adolescents overcome PTSD and complex trauma. Developed alongside children and adolescents, CATT fits with UK NICE guidance (2018) and World Health Organisation guidelines (2013) on treating children and adolescents with PTSD and complex trauma.

    CATT is delivered by a fully qualified, registered and insured mental health professional.

    For more information, please see: https://traumapsychology.co.uk/

    *CATT requires a more in-depth referral process and parent/carer consent.

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