Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to Nightingale Community Academy where boys aged between 5 and 19 can find a safe and stimulating environment in which to learn. We are meticulous in our attempt to know and understand the needs of our boys so that we can deliver expert management and teaching of behaviour to facilitate high quality learning experiences. We work with community and family to deliver a curriculum that is varied, stimulating and sympathetic to the complex needs experienced by the children in our care.

We take pride in the development of young people who can take the knowledge and experiences we provide into the next phase of their education or training. We aim to instil community values that enable boys to live healthy and fulfilling lives; certain in the knowledge that they have developed the skills and independence necessary to engage fully in an ever more connected and challenging world.

Andre Bailey - Principal


Everybody has a right to learn, to be respected,
to feel safe and to be fairly treated


We’re excited to begin our partnership with Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, together working towards positive outcomes for our students

Andre Bailey, Headteacher

Latest News

Tranformation of the farm!

Our new recruit Josh the Farm Manager has been working hard on our farm over the summer. This has meant we have been able to expand our ever growing family of animals. The farm now makes home to many new Rare …

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Learning Animation at NCA

Students from Nightingale Community Academy have been working with Chocolate Film Workshops, a company who are aiming to create a new generation of young filmmakers. They have been working on a special project to put everything they learnt throughout the …

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A day at the Farm!

Staff from a local bank approached Nightingale Community Academy about coming to the School for a charity day, in which they could help out in any way that was needed. The team were looking for something in which they could …

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Harlequins host their first ever Rugby Festival for SEND pupils

Excited pupils and staff arrived at a sunny Twickenham ready for a fun rugby festival event. The Harlequins Foundation opened The Stoop to over 150 young people with learning difficulties as part of Project Rugby, a Premiership rugby and England …

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