Welcome

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

We are currently located at our refurbished, temporary site in Canterbury Road, Croydon until our newly constructed school, purpose designed to meet the needs of pupils with autism and complex needs, opens at Field Way, New Addington from September 2021.

Addington Valley Academy will be 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 click here for the latest new school developments or email  enquiries@addingtonvalley.org if you have any queries.

 

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

‘Topping Out’ ceremony for our new school building

Today marked a great milestone in the construction of our first special free school in Croydon. Key stakeholders were invited by building contractor, Kier, to witness the ‘topping out’ of Addington Valley Academy. The virtual ceremony took place on the …

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Going the extra mile 

Thank you to Teaching Assistant Luke, who has literally gone the extra mile on his bike every weekend to ensure that all of our students get their remote learning work packs delivered by hand to their homes ready for Monday …

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Meet Autumn the therapy dog 

This gorgeous little puppy is Autumn, our new therapy dog, she is taking over from her mum Mabel, (also in the picture) who is currently on a well-deserved maternity leave.  Autumn and Mabel are part of the Canine Assisted Learning …

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Our new school

Despite a wet and chilly first week back, construction of the new school building is making good progress. If you are interested, you can click here to view a live feed of the construction site, or visit the ‘Our New …

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