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Friars Academy (Special)

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Friars Close, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
United Kingdom

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Friars Academy is a special secondary school for 145 pupils aged 11-18 years in North Northamptonshire. It's part of the Better Together Learning Trust.

Friars Academy is for pupils whose primary needs are:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities

Pupils may also have (as secondary needs):

  • Sensory and/or Physical Needs

All pupils will have an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Plan. The Local Authority will have identified their needs as requiring placement at Friars Academy.


Additional Information

SENCo: Sue Ijewsky ([email protected])

Ofsted Grade: Outstanding (18 June 2019)
  • Wellingborough
  • North Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Age range
Suitable for ages from 11 years to 18 years
Referral Route
Professional Referral
Type of Service
Special Schools
Eligibility Criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Assessment Needed
Provider Category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
Special Needs
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Sensory Impairments

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Last updated 10 August 2023