UPDATE: 15th January 2021

Orion Academy is partially closed.  This only affects students attending the satellite provision at The Grove @Longford Park.  This provision will re-open on Monday 25th January.

Emergency Closure policy

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

Online Learning link

Art Therapy

In conjunction with The Gallery Trust, David Elliott (art therapist) is providing activities to try for both parents and students, take a look.

Parents | Students

 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 which 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 which is delivered by a dedicated and experienced staff team.

We hope you enjoy looking at our website.

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