Our Homes - Begdale House

Begdale House

Begdale House is a mixed 4 bed children's home specialising in emotional and behavioural disorders, child sexual exploitation and missing from care behaviours. Set in a therapeutic 5 acres of countryside Begdale House offers all the young people the room and the environment to grow and develop. Onsite Begdale House also has a specialist school that can cater for, and design, bespoke education packages for young people with various social emotional behavioural development needs. 

Begdale House aims to engage all the young people in various activities to help them benefit from new experiences, develop new skills and improve social skills. At Begdale we have regularly facilitated some great activities such as: 

  • Insomnia - Europe's biggest gaming festival 
  • Football Matches - England, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Wolverhampton Wanderers 
  • London trips - London Eye, London Dungeons, the Science Museum and Natural History Museum 
  • Theme parks - Alton Towers and Thorpe Park amongst others 
  • Fishing trips - overnight and day trips to various lakes 
  • Group holidays - various holiday parks 
  • Cycle trips - Tallington Lakes and Rutland Water 
  • Shopping trips in London, Manchester, Birmingham 

Our young people also take part in various weekly activities such as ice and roller skating, cinema, laser quest, swimming, gym, horse riding and many others. The house also has chickens that the young people help to look after and they enjoy collecting the eggs.

Begdale House maintains stable placements for children and young people with the average placement lasting over two years. 

Moving children and young people into independence has been successful.

All young people placed at Begdale have seen vast improvements in education, reduced challenging behaviours and missing from care episodes. Begdale House achieves consistent outcomes and often exceeds expectations.

Since opening Begdale House has only ever received good inspections from Ofsted.  

If you are making a referral and would like further information about Begdale House , please let us know, using the contact details on our website.

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