Rivers Education Support Centre is a unique organisation that works with the children in East Herts and Broxbourne who are experiencing difficulties in mainstream school because of their social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
A highly skilled team of outreach staff work in both primary and secondary schools throughout the area with children who are at risk of permanent exclusion with the aim of supporting them and the school to overcome the issues that are making school life difficult.
At the Key Stage 3 centre in Hertford, pupils either attend for an agreed period of respite or for a longer period while next steps are arranged. Pupils are provided with a broad curriculum and barriers to education are identified. Pupils are supported to find strategies to overcome these barriers to support t