Addington Valley Academy

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, cognitive, sensory and social, emotional, and behavioural needs in the Croydon region.

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.

Architect & Lead Designer

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
London Borough of Croydon
Kier Construction


All- through school
Flexibility for future re-adaptation of the co-hort
Re-use of existing site
Enhancement of local area and facilities;

NVHR ventilation system
PV panels

Andy is one of our Managing Directors and is responsible for all aspects relating to developing the practice digital strategy.

Andy is heavily involved in the Information Management delivery within the office and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the management of information processes within a BIM environment on all projects across the practice.