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  • Professionals working with children and young people can make referrals to Ride High. To refer a child to Ride High, please complete this form with as much detail as possible.
  • Ride High works with children and young people aged 8-17.
  • To be eligible, children must be aged 8 or over at the time of referral.
  • Most members of Ride High live and / or attend school in the Milton Keynes area. A small number of places are available to children and young people from outside Milton Keynes, but these must be fully funded and make their own transport arrangements.
  • Priority is given to those with the greatest need. Assessment of need is based on the information given in referrals. Referrers will be informed of their referral's place on the waiting list.
  • Referrers will be informed if a referral does not meet the criteria for a place.

Referrer's details


Child's details

Ride High is a charity. Although there are charitably funded places on the programme we encourage referrers to fund places for children they refer, as this enables us to offer more places to those in need. An estimate of cost is available on request.


Reasons for referral

Ride High policies set out the entry criteria for membership. We prioritise those with the greatest need and base our assessment on the information provided in referrals. Please indicate which of the following apply to the child you are referring, and at what level this impacts his/her daily life:

Thank you for making a referral to Ride High. We prioritise the referrals we receive by level of need, assessed using the information you provide. We will inform you when your referral has been placed on the waiting list. It is impossible to say how long it will be before a suitable place becomes available, but we will contact you when that happens. If the child's circumstances change please contact us as this might affect his/her position on the waiting list.


Privacy Notice

Ride High is committed to being transparent about how we handle personal information, to protecting the privacy and security of personal information and to meeting our data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

The information you provide on this form about the child you are referring will be used to assess whether the service offered by Ride High is suitable for the child and whether he/she qualifies for acceptance on to the Ride High programme, and then to process the referral if appropriate through to membership. Should the child become a member of Ride High, the information will be used for our membership records and to assist in the day to day running and administration of Ride High and our activities.

The information you provide on this form about yourself will be used by us to assist in the child’s membership application and, if applicable, throughout the child’s membership of Ride High to assist in the day to day running and administration of Ride High and our activities.

For further information on how this information is used, how we keep it secure and rights to access to the information, please see our Privacy Policy and Children’s Privacy Policy, both available on our website www.ridehigh.org or from the Centre Manager at Ride High.


Registered Charity: 1138260

Ride High is the trading name of Ride High Limited, a company limited by guarantee. Registered in English and Wales, no: 7363597. Registered address: The Dove House, The Avenue, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17 8HH

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