Brightening lives | Building futures

Rebound therapy trampoline

Last week our shiny new rebound therapy trampoline arrived and our pupils have been testing it out, and it's proving to be a bit hit!

We were able to purchase the new trampoline thanks to generous donations from UK Healthcare, KBL Solicitors and our corporate sponsor Fieldings Porter.

Rebound therapy is one of the many therapies offered at Birtenshaw, and its many benefits include improving balance, facilitating movement and improving muscle tone. For children and young people with a disability, it also improves sensory integration and encourages communication skills.

Jason, transport co-ordinator

Job title: Transport Co-ordinator


Are you passionate about Brightening lives and Building futures for children, young people or young adults with special needs? If so, we want to hear from you.

Birtenshaw Care and Health Services Directorate is recruiting a children's home Registered Manager.

Building a brighter future for children and young people with special needs - this is our mission and this is your opportunity to help us make it a reality.

We are looking to recruit additional Teaching Assistants to support young people in class at our special school in Bromley Cross. 

Do you have experience of supporting young people with a learning disability including Autism Spectrum Conditions and/or significant physical disability, including complex health needs?

Are you passionate about Brightening lives and Building futures for children and young people?

If so we want to hear from you.



Chair: Board of Trustees- Vacant
Chair: School Governing Body - Kath Smith
Chief Executive - David Reid
Deputy Chief Executive - Michelle Hinselwood
Director of Care & Health Services - Hilary Fenton

Director of Education & Head Teacher - Julie Barnes
Head of Learning and Development - Claire Ross




Darwen Road

Head office: 01204 304 230
School: 01204 306 043

Who we are

Birtenshaw is a registered charity with the number 1092798 and a company limited by guarantee with the number 2978546
Click here to visit our entry on the charity commission website