Open Day

Our Open Day will be on Thursday 9th March 2023 at 4.00pm Please email the school office to book a place

Autism Focus

Every day we set up classrooms that are engaging and designed to facilitate a quality educational experience for learners with autism.
Staff receive specialist autism training to gain depth of knowledge and understanding of the Autism Competency Frameworks for Early Years, Key Stages 1–4 and post-16, in order to plan for the overall autism provision at the academy.
A primary focus for the school is the development of educational practice to support children and young people with autism and a range of co-existing needs.
Staff are trained to deliver the competency standards from the Autism Education Trust which is approved by the DfE to enable schools to deliver the DfE autism standards. All teaching staff are trained in the principles of TEACCH (Treatment of education of autistic and related
communication children), Attention Autism and PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System).

The progress my son has made is phenomenal, we couldn’t be happier.

We feel very lucky that he is in this school.

Parent February 2022

Latest News

Visit to AFC Wimbledon

Addington Valley students thoroughly enjoyed a stadium tour of AFC Wimbledon where they were welcomed by Managing Director, Danny Macklin. The visit was hosted by the club’s Disability Liaison Officer, Mandy Bynon to support fans with disabilities to feel safe …

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AVA welcomes Carew Academy

Sixth form enjoyed a visit from Carew Academy sixth formers today. They took part in a range of activities together such as art, games and bowling. Carew students enjoyed sampling the pizza that we had made in our cooking lesson …

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London Fire Brigade Visit

Sixth form enjoyed a visit from the London Fire Brigade today. They learnt about the role of a firefighter and the skills needed for this job. They also got to try some of the equipment that fire fighters use and …

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Sensory Theatre

The countdown to Christmas  has officially started thanks to Head2Head Sensory Theatre is a registered special needs and disability theatre charity based in Oxted, Surrey. They are passionate about making theatre accessible to everyone and understand that families who have …

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