From 23rd March 2020 onwards, YPA will be open to students Y7 – Y10 Monday – Friday from 10am – 1.30pm
Y11 students Tuesday – Friday from 10am – 1.30pm
Reception will be manned from 9.30am – 2pm by telephone and email

‘Coronavirus update letter’ on Parents page – Useful Links

New Head of School Appointed

Young People’s Academy has appointed a new Head of School.

Mr Robin Ford said “I’m delighted to take up the position of Head of School at Young People’s Academy. I have worked in a number of roles in special education, children’s homes and therapeutic communities over the past twenty-six years in both England and the United States. I hold a Bachelor of Education (Hons) degree and Masters level qualifications in: Special needs (National SENCo award), Education (Dip Ed), Leadership and Management (Headlamp) and Systemic Approaches. (PGCert)

If you would like to talk to me, either to raise a concern or just because you are curious and would like to know more about me please do get in touch.”

Welcome Mr Ford!

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

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