Students with Special Educational Needs are fully integrated within the academy. Those students who require additional support will be noted according to the SEND Code of Practice at either Education Health and Care Plan or SEN Support Plan level.

The SENCO and the SEND team provide support to teaching staff. The nature of this support is negotiable and may be determined by the needs of the individual student or teaching group. The support may involve TA support in lessons, preparing differentiated resources or advice from the SENCO.  We also work with a range of external agencies to ensure appropriate support is in place for SEND students. 

Students in KS3 and 4 are placed on bespoke intervention programmes in order to raise standards in both reading and spelling.  Students have access to resources such as Nessy.

Students in KS4 may receive access arrangements in order to support examinations.  All access arrangements are on an individual basis and are as a result of testing to establish need.

Please click here for the link to the local SEN offer:  Local Offer

The SEN report can be viewed on our Statutory Information page here.

The academy has achieved the Inclusion Quality Mark Award.  Click here to read the report.

The TA team also run an extra – curricular life skills club. Students take part in a range of activities, which provides them with an opportunity to develop life skills such as preparing food and drinks, following self – care routines, managing money, purchasing items from a shop, ordering food and drinks in restaurants as well as travel training. Throughout each activity students are also developing independence, confidence, communication and leadership skills.  

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