Request for information on abuse at Brantridge School in Sussex

Our specialist physical and sexual abuse solicitors are requesting information regarding the abuse that took place at Brantridge School, Sussex in the 1990s.

In April 2017, ex-care worker Robin Carter was convicted of a series of sexual offences against three young vulnerable boys aged between 10 and 12. He was sentenced to nine years imprisonment and will be a registered sex offender for life. He was also given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO), which will restrict his access to boys.

The abuse took place at the boarding school Ditton Place in Staplefield, formerly a part of Brantridge School, which closed in 2002. The school specialised in educating pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

Investigations by the police started in 2014 when a witness came forward, and since then further ex-pupils have offered more information.

If you are a witness or know anything about the abuse that took place at Brantridge School, please contact the team in confidence on 0113 232 1030 or email

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