Support for Parents

Family Liaison Coordinator

As part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, we have access to a Family Liaison Coordinator, Kelly Matthews. You can contact Kelly via the school office.

Wandsworth FIS – The Wandsworth Family Information Service has advice and information about the wide variety of support available to families in Wandsworth.  Their website is:

Wandsworth SNAS – The Special Needs Assessment Section is responsible for statutory assessments, placements and reviews of students with Statements (which are now being replaced by Education Health and Care Plans or EHCP). Your child will have an allocated case manager who should be your first point of contact if you require support relating to your child’s EHCP, for example if you think your child qualifies for transport to and from school, or if you want to discuss your child’s school placement.

The Special Needs Assessment Section can be contacted at:

Special Needs Assessment Section
Children’s Services
Wandsworth Town Hall
SW18 3LL 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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