Welcome to Blackfriars Academy, a very special place to be educated where every student is valued as an individual. As a staff we work in partnership with parents and carers, taking our responsibility very seriously to provide a personalised education that breaks down barriers to learning and equipping students for the next stage in their lives.

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Blackfriars Academy Coronavirus information

LAST UPDATED: 12th June 2020

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Current Status of Blackfriars Academy:

*We are open to students that have made arrangements with the school.*

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Safeguarding Information can be found here

Minister Ford's open letter to the SEND sector: READ HERE

Important information for students and parents / carers of children doing GCSEs this year:

  • Letter to Students - Summer 2020 Grading: Read Here
  • Summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS_A_level_EPQ, AEA in maths - guidance for teachers students parents: Read Here

UK coronavirus rules relaxed for people with autism and learning disabilities: Read the Guardian Article here

Child Death Prevention Newsletter…Important advice for parents during coronavirus: Read Here




Homework sectionHome Learning

Last updated: 24th March 2020

Visit the home learning section by clicking HERE or selecting it from the 'A BLACKFRIARS' EDUCATION' menu



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A Blackfriars’ Education

All students admitted to Blackfriars have an Education, Health Care Plan (EHCP) Click on the tabs below to see how a Blackfriars’ education is organised to meet the students’ Communication and Interaction targets; their Cognitive and Learning targets, their Social, Mental and  Emotional targets and their Physical and sensory targets.

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Term dates

Spring half-term
Monday 18 February - Friday 22 February 2019
School opens Monday 25 February 2019

Inset Day
Friday 29 March 2019

Easter holiday
Monday 15 April - Friday 26 April 2019

School opens Monday 29 April 2019

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