The Children’s Academy is a school for children with mild to moderate learning difficulties.
Suitability of children for admission is determined by a series of Educational Psychological Assessments. This may involve informal assessment sessions with the Head, Deputy Head, therapists and time spent in a class. A Speech and Language Therapist, Physiotherapist, Occupational and Behaviour Therapist report may also be required.
Admission of pupils require that they would benefit from the education and resources on offer at The Children’s Academy and that their enrolment would not adversely affect the education of other pupils.
The primary purpose of the school is to meet the needs of pupils with specific mild to moderate learning difficulties. Pupils whose learning difficulties do not fit into this criteria are not eligible for admission as they would benefit from a less specialised setting or from a setting with a different specialism.
Pupils with disabilities such as, dyslexia, dyspraxia, social and communication difficulties, ADD/ADHD are considered for admission if they meet the criteria.