The next Open Morning is on Thursday 14 November at 9.15am.  Please contact the school office to book your place info@carewacademy.org or 020 8647 8349.

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

Dyslexia Week

Carew Academy joined in with National Dyslexia week from the 7th – 13th October. We explored the difficulties that pupils with dyslexia might have with reading and writing. This involved sharing tips with staff such as using a multi sensory …

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Target Setting Evening

Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone that attended our Target Setting Evening on 9th October. It was lovely to see so many of you supporting our students and I trust you enjoyed seeing your child’s class and meeting their …

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Year 7s Settling In

As we are approaching the October half term, it is really positive to see our new Year 7 students settling in to school life at Carew Academy so quickly. They have been making new friends, exploring new environments and earning …

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South Downs – Duke of Edinburgh

Our Year 10’s have completed a practice expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh award at the South Downs where they worked as a team to set up a camp, navigate the outdoors and cook a meal out there too! Working …

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