School Day

School Day 2020-21


8.40 – 850 Students to arrive and to classes
8.50 – 9.10 Registration and form activities
9.10 – 10.40 Morning Lessons – P1 and P2
10.40 – 11.05 Snack and morning break
11.05 – 12.35 Mid-day lessons – P3 and P4
12.35 – 1.15 Lunchtime and activities
1.15 – 1.25 After registration
1.25 – 2.55 Afternoon lessons – P5 and P6
2.55 – 3.00 Departure home


The school day will change for September 2021 to accommodate students from all key stages.


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

Parent November 2020


Latest News

Bug Hotel

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Some of our wonderful students came in dressed up as the super heroes they really are on Friday. Here you can see a student showing off their costume and a specially built crane sporting an official Red Nose!  Students brought …

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‘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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