- Friars Academy
- Head: Mrs Suzzanne Ijewsky Bed (Hons) Npqh
- T 01933 304950
- F 01933 304951
- E office@friars.…rthants.sch.uk
- W www.friarsacademy.org
- A special state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Northamptonshire
- Pupils: 143
- Religion: Does not apply
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th June 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 12th July 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Independent Living at an English Comprehensive School (ELQ Band B)
- Best performance by Girls taking Independent Living at an English Comprehensive School (ELQ Band B)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Sports Leadership at an English Comprehensive School (VRQ Level 1)
Special Education Needs
Friars Academy is a community school providing for pupils with special needs. These are mainly moderate learning difficulties, although some have severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders. All pupils have a statement of special educational needs/EHC Plan.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|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||Y|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability||Y|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication||Y|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty||Y|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|