Nightingale Community Academy is a special school that meets the needs of boys with a Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. We see the progress and well-being of our students as the responsibility of every member of staff within our school.

Please find below key information regarding SEND at our school.

SEN Information Report- the SEN Information Report outlines the school’s provision for students with SEN

SEND Policy – the SEND Policy sets out the principle and aims of the school’s SEND arrangements

Local Offer – The local authority’s offer is published on their website at

For details of support services available for parents and carers email


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


A number of boys in Year 7, 8 and 9  went to the Wandle Recreation Centre to take part in the annual Para Football Competition. The boys performed extremely well throughout the tournament and ending up being the winners of the competition!  In addition the …

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Christmas Card Competition Winner!

We are so grateful to Bradley in year 8 for his fabulous work designing our Christmas card for 2017. £15 for an Amazon voucher feels like an absolute bargain for such an amazing effort! Well done Bradley and thank you. …

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A trip to Jamie’s Farm

Students from Nightingale Community Academy have spent the last few nights over at Jamie’s Farm, a provider who offer ‘farming, family and therapy’ through a short residential stay and follow up programme. Their aim is to re-engage children with educational …

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Dallaglio Rugby Works Tournament

Year 9 & 10 boys from Nightingale Community Academy went to Dulwich in South East London to take part in the annual Dallaglio Rugby Works Tournament. After a shaky start the team went on to perform really well and was …

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