Abbey Hill Academy
- Abbey Hill Academy
- Head: Ms Elizabeth Horne
- T 01642 677113
- F 01642 679198
- E enquiries@hori…academy.org.uk
- W www.horizonstrust.org.uk
- A special state school for pupils aged from 11 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Stockton-on-Tees
- Pupils: 295
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 25th June 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 10th June 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the parents say...
No comments received for Abbey Hill Academy
Please login to post a comment.
Thank the school
Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.
This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.
Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.
2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Science: Single Award at an English Comprehensive School (ELQ Band B)
Special Education Needs
Abbey Hill provides for students aged 11 to 19 most of whom have a statement of special educational needs. It is accommodated within modern, purpose built facilities. The school population contains young people with profound and multiple handicaps, developmentally young, severe and moderate learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders. Additionally some students come from local secondary schools during a period of anxiety in their lives. The school operates five major curriculum models which are constructed around the National Curriculum and which also retain those features of a special school which are distinctive. Attainment levels on entry are determined by KS2 SATS, NC levels and PIVATS. We are recognised as a centre of excellence in our provision for students with autistic spectrum disorder. In November 2004 we were awarded the much coveted National Autistic Society accreditation to add to our existing Specialist School and Leading Edge School status. In summary, we believe that we are able to provide an education which meets the needs of all of our students in a modern, well designed setting. Our motto "Excellence is our Standard" has been endorsed by our Ofsted inspection report of October 2005 which described Abbey Hill as "a good school with many outstanding features".
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory||Y|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|