Arden SEND Local Offer
Arden Academy recognises and values the individuality of all pupils. It is committed to giving all students every opportunity to achieve the highest standards.
Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Statement
Arden's Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Statements are available to view. To do so, please click on the relevant icon below:
Supporting information from Arden and external agencies relating to safeguarding
Care and Guidance
The form tutor is a regular point of contact, seeing the pupils twice a day.
Special Educational Needs
Important information about Arden's Special Educational Needs support
Online safety is extremely important and pupils at Arden will follow a planned programme of age relevant online safety work from Year 7 to Year 13.
Arden students made a very powerful film in support of the school's anti-homophobia campaign.
In January we hosted an Emotional Wellbeing Evening for parents, run by Liam Laughton (Primary Mental Health Team Manager). The evening provided some extremely useful information and guidance in this area to provide support for children in terms of their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
In April 2011 the government introduced Pupil Premium Funding, it is allocated to schools to work with pupils who may be disadvantaged compare to their peers.
Catch Up Premium
Catch Up Premium allows us to provide additional intervention and support to students who, on leaving primary school, did not achieve a Level 4 in reading and maths
Medicines in Schools
At Arden we have a policy called ‘Medicines in Schools'. This policy ensures that, as a school, we work in line with the recommendations of the Department for Education and Solihull Local Authority.
Arden School works in close partnership with Solihull Catering Services to produce meals at breakfast, mid morning break and lunch time that are amongst the...
During June, each year group had a visiting speaker from Solihull Young Carers who came in to address the students during assembly.
Arden's School Nurse, Jane Jefferson, is available to students every two weeks on a Thursday
Free School Meals
You can register/apply online for your free school meal (FSM) by using the Parent Portal which is part of the existing school admissions online system.