Severndale Specialist Academy is one of the largest Special Schools in the country. Unique in our location and structure we are the only special school in Shropshire County. We cater for the educational needs of children and young people with the complete range of ability from the ages of 2 to 19. Additional provision in our partner mainstream secondary, at Mary Webb, and further education college, Shrewsbury College, enriches and further challenges experiences for pupils, promoting our vision to help shape inclusion within our communities.
By working collaboratively with our partners, we aim to create and maximise on opportunities so that all our pupils might one day be able to take their place as an active citizen in their community. We support our aspirational vision through our individualised approach to curriculum delivery, interactions with others, and our relentless focus on pupil outcomes.
Our dynamic and outward facing staff work as one team to ensure consistency and progression in our broad, balanced and relevant curriculum whist utilising expertise from the different aspects of the academy. We take pride in everything we do and therefore put a great emphasis on staff engagement, actively promoting professional development and offer bespoke weekly training, focused on the outcomes of whole school/departmental monitoring. We continuously strive to achieve more, working within supportive structures that help us to further improve, creating safe and happy environments where we can all learn and thrive.
This term Sixth form class SF1 have been busy raising money for charity. The charity the class chose was the Little Rascals Foundation. They help support children with special educational needs in Shrewsbury. To raise money the pupils have been busy making lots of cakes to sell to staff around school, the pupils also held a […]read more >
Twenty students from Severndale Specialist Academy had a glitzy glamour Hollywood evening at their Leavers ball at the Albrighton Hall Hotel, near Shrewsbury. A red carpet was laid out for their arrival and in the great Hollywood tradition they all had a star named after them, it was lovely to see all the students make […]read more >
A group of students from Severndale’s upper department have completed a range of wood work projects during their Design and Technology sessions. This was part of their vocational time table to support their learning. The boys were involved in every step from the design and planning stage, ordering of materials to the physical construction of […]read more >