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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VOTE for Blackfriars Academy on the Autonet's 20th Anniversary Community Fund Facebook page - £10,000

We're hoping to invest in a range of appropriate playground equipment that will enhance our students interaction with each other when playing outdoors. You can view our bid on the Autonet Facebook page and vote for us by liking the photo of our playground. (We're the fourth image) A big THANK YOU to all that VOTE. Please share the link with your friends and family if you think they'd like to support us. Voting starts 9th July 2018 and closes 3rd August 2018.


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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May 5, 2018

Pupils in Class 4 had a super time at Standon Bowers as the sun shone down on them.

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Term dates

Easter holiday
Friday 30 March - Monday 16 April 2018
School opens Tuesday 17 April 2018

Bank holiday
Monday 7 May 201
School opens Tuesday 8 May 2018

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