Carew Open Mornings at 9.15 am on 7th February and 7th March 2019

Please contact the School Office on 0208 647 8349 to book.

About Us

Carew Academy is a special academy for pupils aged 7-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including complex needs.

Due to the complex nature of pupils’ needs, we consider referrals to the school in the light of the needs of the whole school population. We do this to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of the whole school community.

All pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Need or an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) maintained by the London Borough of Sutton or other Local Authorities.

The school strives to develop the full potential of everyone within its community and is able to provide a broad and wide ranging curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of individual pupils. We are also able to offer pupils other opportunities through life-skills based lessons, residential visits, work experience and access to therapies, including Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Music and Drama Therapy.

History

This beautiful manor house is situated at the edge of Beddington Park, next to the historic St Marys Church. The building and grounds are steeped in Tudor history and the Carew family were in residence here for over four hundred years. Sir Nicholas Carew was the cousin of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII is said to have spent several days visiting the manor during their courtship. Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh and Jane Seymour are all said to have had links to Beddington and Carew Manor in particular. The great Tudor hall, boasts a magnificent arch-braced hammerbeam roof and is one of the few remaining examples in the country, other than Hampton Court Palace. Adjacent to the front of the building is Carew Manor Dovecote, which dates to the early 18th Century.

 

The school is making such a difference to the lives of our young people. I am immensely proud of all that you are achieving.

Cllr Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council

 

Latest News

The Carew Chronicle

Welcome to the first edition of “The Carew Chronicle”, a new termly magazine created and produced by students and teaching assistants in the Sixth Form. The magazine features; an article about Christmas through the ages, a nostalgic look back at …

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Winter Wonderland

On Monday 3rd December, Year 10 students in Tokyo and Nairobi visited Winter Wonderland as part of their Work Experience week. The aim of the trip was to learn about different types of jobs, such as stall holders and event …

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Christmas Concert

On Thursday 13th December, students performed a Christmas concert in their local church. The church was packed full of parents and students who enjoyed a medley of solo performances from students playing the drums, piano and singing. Our dance, drama and …

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Numeracy Day

Tuesday 12th December all pupils at Carew Academy took part in Numeracy Day! It was an exciting event with every class taking part in a carousel of activities, each one showcasing how maths is used in all facets of life. Pupils enjoyed …

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