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Becton School

Becton School is part of the Becton Young Peoples Centre and was opened in September 2010 and provides education for young people attending the Becton Centre; a regional service for children and young people with serious or complex mental health problems.  The school operates within a multi-disciplinary framework; working closely with a wide range of professional including psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors, nurses and therapists. 

There are four lodges within Becton, each of which serves somewhat different populations of young people:

Sapphire Lodge is a 14 bed inpatient unit at the Becton Centre for young people aged 14 -18 years who are experiencing complex emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties

Sapphire Lodge Leaflet

Emerald Lodge is a 9 bed inpatient and 3 day patient unit at the Becton Centre for young people aged up to 14 years who are experiencing complex emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties

CAMHS Emerald Lodge Leaflet

Ruby Lodge is a 7 bed dual diagnosis inpatient unit for young people aged 5-16 years with a combination of mental health and learning difficulties.

Ruby Lodge Leaflet

Amber Lodge is an 8 day patient unit for young people aged 5-12, most of whom have a Statement of Educational Needs and complex emotional and behavioural difficulties.  Amber Lodge also provides outreach for a significant number of children.

Amber Lodge Leaflet