Developing resilient, safe and respectful learners
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About our school

Our School

Nigel Bowes Academy is a special school supporting young people from the age of 5-11 who present with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

Vision and Ethos

We want our pupils to experience success and to prepare them with the knowledge and skills needed in their next phase of education.

Our Approach

Pupils at Nigel Bowes Academy have a complex range needs and our approaches are tailored to meet the needs of all young people at our school.


Find out more about who our Senior Leadership Team, Safeguarding and Admin team are.

Governance – Academy Advisory Committee

Our Academy Advisory Committee (AAC) members strive to provide opportunities for all children to be successful in their academic, personal and social development.

Ambitions Academies Trust

Ambitions Academies Trust provides an outstanding education across all sectors – primary, secondary and special.

DFE School Performance

Find information on our school at the Department of Education and compare with other schools in England.


“You, the adults in the school, the local governing body, and the members of the Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) are passionate about improving the life chances for the pupils in the school” OFSTED 2017

Parent View

A link to the Parent View (OFSTED) website