Welcome

I am delighted to be the Principal of Addington Valley Academy, a new Special Free School in Croydon for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties.

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.

Please take a few minutes to watch our school video as we think it provides a window into our school.

 

 

 

Mr John Reilly - Principal


Addington Valley Academy is an Ambitious and Inclusive School


I think your school and staff are amazing – you have wowed me!

Parent November 2020

Latest News

Happy New Year!

It’s great to have our school community back together after the Christmas break. We are raring to go and focused on the learning and progress of our students. We will continue to nurture and inspire students and look forward to …

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Students chosen to design a very special Christmas card

We were thrilled to be asked by Councillor Hamida Ali, Leader of Croydon Council, to design her Christmas card this year. Students used their artistic skills to create 7 designs for her to choose from, and this morning Cllr Hamida …

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Santa Claus is coming to AVA

There were magical scenes in school today as Santa paid a surprise visit to each classroom. Lots of wide eyes, excitement and joy spread through Addington Valley Academy as students heard sleigh bells and the ho-ho-ho of Santa, who with …

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999 Cenotaph fundraising

On Friday 3rd December, Addington Valley showed our support for the emergency services by raising money for the 999 Cenotaph charity. Student wore the colours of the emergency services (blue, green, red and orange). We had a lovely, colourful day …

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