Welcome back. Nightingale Community Academy is open to all pupils from 8th September.

Vocational Centre

The Vocational Centre at Nightingale Community Academy opened in September 2017 offering a range of exciting part-time opportunities for students from neighbouring schools to complete fully accredited courses at either Level 1 or 2.

We offer a range of vocational courses delivered by highly qualified teachers and specialist support staff experienced in supporting students displaying challenging behaviour.

The vocational courses are aimed at Year 10 and Year 12 students studying on a day release once a week over two years.

We aim to build lasting relationships with a range of partner schools so if you would like any further information on any of our courses please contact the school via info@nightingaleca.org or call 020 8874 9096.

Vocational Courses

The Vocational Courses offered are as follows:

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Vehicle Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Hairdressing and Barbering
  • Animal Management

For more information please see below the full Vocational Prospectus and the Referral Form

Vocational Prospectus

Referral Form

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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