Open Day

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

Consultation Outcome

The formal consolation regarding the proposal to open Addington Valley Academy, a new special Free School for the London Borough of Croydon took place over a period of seven weeks between Wednesday 8th May 2019 and Tuesday 25th June 2019.

During this period, 20 online survey and written responses were received and the overwhelming majority of survey respondents (85%) stated that they were in favour of the proposed Addington Valley Academy. The overwhelming majority of survey respondents (89%) supported the aims and ethos of the new school and 80% agreed that OHCAT should enter into a Funding Agreement (Supplemental Funding Agreement) with the Secretary of State to open and run Addington Valley Academy. The majority of survey respondents (78%) agreed with the proposed admissions arrangements.

Click here to read the full report and next steps.

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

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