Welcome

UPDATE: 21st January 2021

Emergency Closure policy

Please use the following link to access the online learning opportunities.

Online Learning link


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 Oxford mail brick signing at the new build of Orion Academy

Oxford mail article


Please see below for a link for Guidance for Children about Coronavirus.

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus

Please click the link below for a letter from the Headteacher regarding Home Learning Support, and for a further link to a page which will provide you with various websites to support you and your child with home learning.

Home Learning Support Letter for Parents

Links for Educational Websites

A very warm welcome to Orion Academy website, which we hope offers you an insight to life at Orion Academy. At Orion Academy, we offer a supportive environment that provides a curriculum that enables our students to become inspired learners, with the confidence and ability to engage with the world of work and relationships.

Orion Academy is a Special Academy for students aged 11 – 18 years, with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Needs. The academy is situated in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, and accepts students from across Oxfordshire. We are a small, specialised academy, where students are respected, supported, and encouraged.
Our students have a range of additional needs, including Autistic Spectrum Condition, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Speech and Language Difficulties, and Specific and Moderate Cognition and Learning Needs. Orion Academy facilitates the social, emotional and academic development of students through a personalised approach that ensures all students are valued. We offer a tailored curriculum that is delivered by a dedicated and experienced staff team.

We hope you enjoy looking at our website.

Latest News

Exciting New School Footage

The building contractors, Morgan Sindall Construction, have provided us with some drone footage of the showing the progress of the new-build. It is really exciting to see the New...


New budget allocation

We are very pleased that a budget of £9.5 million has been allocated to provide a replacement new building for our students on the existing school site.  This will...