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22 April 2013

Players visit New Bridge

New Bridge School is a 300 place state-of-the-art secondary special school that caters for statemented pupils and students between the ages of 11 and 19 years across two sites.

to support the fantastic work which is undertaken by the staff. Oldham Athletic Community Trust staff, along with 10 members of the Oldham Athletic first-team squad visited New Bridge School 

New Bridge is a co-educational school which meets a variety of individual needs including moderate learning needs and severe and complex learning difficulties.

New Bridge`s mission statement is very simple – “Learning Together, Learning for All."

The school also have specialised provision for pupils who are autistic.

even showed off their creative skills by helping the children with a painting project. James Tarkowski, James Wesolowski, Jean-Yves M'voto, Jonathan Grounds, Lee Croft, David Mellor, Jose Baxter, Robbie Simpson, Matt Smith and Paul Murray visited the school signing autographs, having pictures taken with the students and staff, participating in a Q+A session and one or two

The players are pictured with pupils while Paul Murray gets a hands-on role in a painting class.

Teacher Alison Tootill said: “I would like to say a massive thank you to Oldham Athletic. The children have not smiled as much for a long while and the players and staff were so good with the children, taking the time to interact with each and every child while answering any questions they had.”

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