A little more about the Jigsaw Service...
Jigsaw is a Central Bedfordshire service that sits within the School Improvement Team.
Geographically the current Jigsaw Centre is located on the site of the Academy of Central Bedfordshire in Houghton Regis, Dunstable.
A second Centre is planned to open in January 2021, this will be located in the Marston Moretaine area.
The Jigsaw Service Provides Support to Schools in Central Bedfordshire by offering:
Outreach preventative work & training to assist pupils who are deemed at risk of exclusion. This work might be with the pupils' themselves or indirectly with the staff and parents that are supporting them;
Short stay 'In -House' provision for the children in the LA that are permanently excluded in years 1 - 6;
Re integration of pupils back into either mainstream school, or where appropriate, alternative provision;
Family support for all those children with an identified need;
Additional commissioned training opportunities throughout the term.