A little more about the Jigsaw Service...
Jigsaw is a Central Bedfordshire service for primary aged children that sits within the School Improvement Team, as such it is part of the 'Local Offer'.
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 June 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 Primary 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.