Carew Academy will, as far as is possible, remain open to support the families of key workers and the vulnerable children we serve. Please take care and contact us if you need anything. Best wishes, Rob Watkins, Principal

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.

 

Carew is an amazing school for our son, he now shines academically and his social skills are outstanding since being part of Carew.  Most of all they understand his needs and support him daily.

Parent 2019

 

Latest News

The Girls Take Over Jamie’s Farm!

On Monday 9th March, 10 young ladies set off from Carew Academy on the journey of a lifetime! They had an amazing week at Jamie’s Farm in Hereford. They worked with the animals, helped out around the farm, took long …

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Middle School Art & Photography Exhibition

On Wednesday 11th March, Carew Academy held its Middle School Art & Photography exhibition alongside our Target Setting parents evening! All Middle School Art & Photography options students had at least two pieces of work displayed. We had a selection …

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Work Experience at Sutton Community Farm

From Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th March, 2 students from Seoul class carried out a work experience placement at Sutton Community Farm. During their time on the farm, students learned how to make pathways using spades and wheelbarrows, how to …

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Sutton Schools Cycling Competition

On Wednesday 11th March, 4 amazing Lower School cyclists took part in the Sutton Schools Cycling Competition. Archie, Jack, Luke and Riley represented Carew with huge amounts of energy and enthusiasm in three different areas: a road safety quiz, a …

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