Addington Valley Academy is a co-educational Special School with 150 places for children and young people aged 2-19 who have autism and social communication and is now officially open to pupils.
The thoughts and opinions from staff, parents and pupils in the video below is a fantastic testimony to the hard work of all the design team involved in this build and also displays how our experience in the SEN sector can help to deliver a fantastic place for learning.
Addington Valley Academy will be an important part of an established family of specialist schools and academies that make up Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT). OHCAT is a ‘family’ of schools, currently comprised of 14 special academies across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.
OHCAT was established in 2013 by Orchard Hill College (OHC) to share its expertise and provide services and support to specialist schools. Together, Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT) provides for over 1500 pupils and students from nursery through to further education and into adulthood.
Addington Valley Academy is another SEN school to add to our growing portfolio of education projects within this sector. Noviun specialise in the the SEN sector and you can read more about our experience here.