The next Open Morning for Carew Academy will be held on 19th March 2020 at 9.15am. If you would like to book a place, please contact the School Office via info@carewacademy.org or by calling 0208 647 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

The Tables Have Turned!

On Monday 27th January, SILC Training in Mitcham, which offers young people the chance to develop their construction skills in preparation for college or future employment, held a “Train the Teacher” session. One of our 6th form students, Finley, invited …

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Sixth Form College Disability League

On 15th January, 9 Sixth Form students had a fantastic time at Wimbledon Goals for the College Disability League. They played seven games of football and won four of them playing outstanding football! LY was consistently brilliant and JW, who …

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Rugby Legend Interview

As part of her work experience with Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust’s (OHC&AT) Digital School, student, Katrina had the opportunity to interview Harlequins rugby legend, Mark Lambert at their home ground the Stoop in Twickenham. Mark plays loosehead prop …

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Guilty or Not Guilty?

On 14th January, our Sixth Form students went on an insightful visit to Croydon Crown Court. They got the opportunity to find out how court cases work, what the criminal justice system looks like and they even got to see …

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