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Corby Business Academy

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Gretton Road
NN17 5EB
United Kingdom

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  • Adapted equipment/furniture
  • Car parking
  • Disabled Access
  • SEN unit provision
  • Therapy rooms

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Corby Business Academy is a mainstream secondary school for 11-18 year-olds in North Northamptonshire. It has a unit provision (UP) on-site. The school is part of the Brooke Weston Trust.

Unit Provision

Corby Business Academy's unit provision (UP) accommodates up to 75 pupils aged 11-18 years. It is for pupils whose primary needs are:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Moderate Learning Disabilities (MLD)
  • Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD)
  • Speech, Language, and Communication Needs (SLCN)

All pupils in the unit provision will have an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Plan. The Local Authority will have identified their needs as requiring placement at Corby Business Academy's unit provision.


Corby Business Academy is part of the local authority's Schools’ Accessibility Strategy. This means it has adaptations for pupils with disabilities that are over and above what is required under general planning and building regulations. As a minimum, the school will have:

  • Physical access to all areas of curriculum (this may not be 100% of the school building).
  • Suitable parking and a suitable entrance to the school.
  • A suitable changing facility for pupils with disabilities.
  • A designated area for physiotherapy or similar treatments.
  • Specialist furniture (e.g. variable height tables and other physical aids).


Additional Information

Mrs Francia Dickinson SENCO: [email protected] Mrs Claire Robinson Director of Unit Provision: [email protected]

Ofsted Grade: Good (26 May 2023)
  • Corby Area
  • North Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Age range
Suitable for ages from 11 years to 18 years
Referral route
  • Education or School Referral
  • Professional Referral
For people with
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Speech, Language, and Communication Needs (SLCN)
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Location-Specific
  • Assessment Needed
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Universal Services - Suitable for Everyone

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Last updated 20 February 2024