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About Carew Academy

Carew Academy is a special academy for pupils aged 7-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including complex needs. Due to the complex nature of pupils’ needs, we consider referrals to the school in the light of the needs of the whole school population. We do this to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of the whole school community. All pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Need or an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) maintained by the London Borough of Sutton or other Local Authorities.

The school strives to develop the full potential of everyone within its community and is able to provide a broad and wide ranging curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of individual pupils. We are also able to offer pupils other opportunities through life-skills based lessons, residential visits, work experience and access to therapies, including Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Music and Drama Therapy.

Our Academies

This is a very exciting and pivotal moment in the lives of St Dominic’s, Brantridge and Grafham Grange schools.  Academy conversion under the sponsorship of OHC&AT will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.   We are looking forward to a bright future as part of the OHC&AT family.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

Latest News

Arbour Vale School joins OHCAT

We’re delighted to announce that Arbour Vale School has officially joined the Orchard Hill College Academy Trust family. Arbour Vale School supports pupils from ages of 2 to 19 with a range of educational needs including severe learning difficulties with profound …

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DfE Strategic School Improvement Fund Success!

Over the summer we received news that Hillingdon local authority’s application to the DfE Strategic School Improvement Fund (SSIF), with The Skills Hub and Young Peoples Academy as Lead Partner in the project, was successful. This is fantastic news as …

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The Skills Hub ‘Continues to be Good’ following Ofsted’s Short Inspection

Students, staff, governors and the wider school community are celebrating the results of their recent Ofsted short inspection (June 2018), in which the inspectors judged that The Skills Hub ‘Continues to be Good’. This is the first Ofsted inspection since …

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Young People’s Academy is praised by Ofsted and given a consistent grade of ‘Good’ across all inspection areas

Students and staff at Young People’s Academy (YPA) are celebrating the results of their Ofsted inspection, in which the school was rated ‘Good’ in all categories and received a strongly favourable report. YPA, a special school in Hillingdon, has said …

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