If you are interested in attending one of our Virtual Open Events, click here to complete the Google form.  Please note we are now full for September 2021.

We will be holding one introductory event for students who already have places for next September and further events for Year 2, 3, 4 and 5 parents for places in September 2022.

Admissions

Carew Academy is a Special Academy for pupils aged 7 – 18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs. In particular we cater for students with Moderate Learning Difficulties and those with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

All pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) maintained by the London Borough of Sutton or another Local Authority.

Admissions are managed directly by the School, please contact: Claire Price, (Principal’s PA) cprice@carewacademy.org or 020 8647 8349 for further information. The decision to name placement of a pupil at Carew Academy is ultimately the decision of the Local Authority.

Visits to the school are welcomed if it is considered that we might be an appropriate placement for your son/daughter. Please contact the School Office to book a place on one of our Open Mornings.

Due to the complex nature of our students’ needs, we consider admissions to the school in the light of the needs of the whole school population.  The school population is made up as follows:

  • Eight Lower School Classes (Years 3 – 7)
  • Eight Middle School Classes (Years 8 – 9)
  • Eight Upper School Classes (Years 10 – 11)
  • Six Sixth Form Classes (Years 12 – 13)

Admissions for each Year Group (Year 3 – 13) are considered as follows:

  • Whether Carew Academy would be suitable for the age, ability, aptitude or SEN of the child or young person.
  • Whether the attendance of the child or young person at Carew Academy would be compatible with the efficient education of others and the efficient use of resources.

This means there must both be a space in the relevant Year Group and a space in a suitable Class to meet the child or young person’s needs. This applies from Year 3 to Year 13. For Sixth Form applications, priority will be given to students currently on roll at Carew Academy.

Oversubscription Criteria:

If Carew Academy is oversubscribed, the application will be added to the waiting list for the relevant Year Group and reassessed if a place becomes available in an appropriate Class. The school will check with the relevant Local Authority on an annual basis whether the application is still current.

Local Offer:

Further details for Parents about School Admissions are available from Sutton Local Authority:

Open Mornings

Please complete the Google Form below if you are interested in attending one of our Virtual Open Events. Please note that we are now full for September 2021.

We will be holding one introductory event for students who already have places for next September and further events for Year 2, 3, 4 and 5 parents for places in September 2022

Click here

OHCAT Admissions Policy

Admissions Procedure

 

 

 

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 Lion, The Witch and Madrid

Last week, Madrid class visited Banstead Woods to look at sculptures from Narnia. We saw The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe! The class looked at the carvings of different native birds and animals. Students enjoyed taking photos using their …

Read more

Facial Expressions Competition

As we learn about body language, facial expressions, zones of regulation and expressing feelings at Carew Academy, we decided to hold a whole school Facial Expressions Competition last term. It was a difficult decision to choose the winners as all …

Read more

Hello from our new Principal, Mr Kearns

Just before the Easter holidays I had the pleasure of meeting a group of students from classes across the school. They took it in turns to ask me lots of different questions. It was great fun and I was very …

Read more

World Book Day 2021

On Thursday 4th March, we celebrated World Book Day at Carew Academy. The staff and students all dressed as book characters. We had some wonderful costumes on show, ranging from the white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, to Roald Dahl’s …

Read more