Friars Academy (Special)

Type of service:
Schools And Education Providers
Friars Close, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 2LA
Telephone number:
01933 304950
Service description:

Friars Academy is a mixed secondary special school that caters for 145 pupils aged 11-18 years in North Northamptonshire. It is part of the Friars Multi Academy Trust.

Friars Academy is for pupils whose primary needs are:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities

Pupils may also have (as secondary needs):

  • Sensory and/or Physical Needs

All pupils will have an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Plan. The Local Authority will have identified their needs as requiring placement at Friars Academy.

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Age range:
11 years - 18 years
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
Outstanding (22 May 2019)
Additional information:
SENCo: Sue Ijewsky (
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Assessment (EHA,EHCP,RMC)
Referral route:
  • Professional referral
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