• We offer a safe and stuctured environment where young people can begin to safely explore their experiences within a consistent psychologically containing environment.
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  • While our expectation is to offer settled placements of 6 months and more, our admission procedures are sufficiently flexible to take account of urgent situations.
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  • Barford education caters for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties who have found it difficult to achieve their full potential in the mainstream sector.
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  • We aim to provide the best treatment for each individual child and the best support for significant adults who have the child in mind. We place the child and the adult at the centre of our thinking
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At Barford Children's Services we provide the following in-house training courses for all our Staff. Training is crucial for organisational development and success. It is fruitful to both employers and employees of an organisation. An employee will become more efficient and productive if he or she is trained well.

Our In-House Training Courses

  • Managing Challenging Behavior
  • Child Protection
  • Planning Activities and Risk Assessment
  • Cultural, Diversity & Equality
  • National Minimum Standards
  • Food Hygiene, Health & Safety
  • Giving & Receiving Supervision
  • Case File Management
  • Self Harm
  • Designated Safeguarding
  • Fire Marshall (external)
  • Bullying, Complaints & Representations
  • Learning Difficulties
  • HIV & Aids
  • Supervising Family Contact
  • First Aid (external)
  • Legal Framework
  • Attachment Training
  • Understanding Sexuality
  • Safeguarding
  • Grooming / Sexual Exploitation
  • Restorative Justice
  • Diploma Level 3