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Welcome toVenturers'

Welcome to Venturers’ Academy, part of the Venturers' Trust. We are proud of our positive, vibrant and purposeful all-age Academy where we are committed to ensuring that all our young people are successful, happy and prepared for their lives beyond school.

Venturers’ Academy is a stimulating, caring and orderly environment in which to learn and grow, where each individual has respect for themselves and for others. We expect the highest standards and work with our young people at Venturers’ Academy where everything’s possible.

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  • The academy is looking to take on Curious-city™ - A new & exciting concept, personalised to the academy, that will drive a new curriculum & learning methods for our students. Visits to discuss the new concept took place today. Read more April 25th
  • Attention Autism in Puffin Class today - gloopy slim escapes their grasp! Read more April 25th
  • Albatross students brainstorm the life of a sunflower & continue to check their planted sunflower seeds - no signs of any shoots yet! 2 weeks and counting! Read more April 25th
  • Students enjoy their regular STEP exercises & monitoring their progression throughout each stage. Today's exercises involved spinning around in different directions & following the light as fast as you can. Read more April 25th
  • Owl Class sing-a-along time - with signs Read more April 25th
  • Displays throughout the academy - showcasing students imaginative art & class projects. Read more April 25th
  • Colourful displays along the academy corridors & in the classrooms - celebrating the students work & based around their term topic. Read more April 25th
  • Butterfly & minibeast play - Owl Class continue their topic though different teaching techniques & learning styles. Read more April 25th
  • All ages across the academy enjoy their visits to Forest School once a week for half a day - getting muddy, splashing in the water & enjoying outdoor play. Read more April 25th
  • Forest School is a highlight for many of the students each week - Read more April 25th
  • Secondary students have taken to rowing this term like a duck to water - a scheduled time to let off some energy on a Friday afternoon and prepare for the weekend ahead. Read more April 24th
  • Opening up the archives & looking back to November 2016. - Lakhile's talent shines though back then too Read more April 24th
  • Fancy joining VA staff & students on a bus trip to London on May 12th - to cheer on Lakhile in the 'Autism's Got Talent' production. Read more - Speak to reception for further information / bus seat availability. Read more April 24th
  • The academy wants to provide students with an insight into & the opportunity to learn at school - Plans are in action to create life skill sessions & workshops with staff from Halifax Banking Company. Read more April 24th
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  • This week's sign is the action 'to write' - Have a a try introducing the sign into your week with your family. Read more April 24th
  • Lakhile playing to the students at MA Primary in preparation for the Autism's Got Talent event which will be held at the Mermaid Theatre in London on May 12th. Read more April 24th
  • World Earth Day 2018 - This year’s Earth Day was dedicated to spreading awareness about and the need to tackle it! Secondary students this term have been studying plastic pollution problems, recycling & other ways to save the environment. Read more April 23rd
  • Well done to Emma Buckley who has been nominated for the New Teacher Of The Year category in the - Tes School Awards 2018. *see the teachers' schools in video below* Read more (Read more) Read more April 23rd
  • The secondary students have been growing in confidence when reading out loud in front of others. Cabot students talked about their prayer flag projects speaking about what each flag means and what inspired their designs. Read more April 20th