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Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy

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General Details

Thomas Wolsey School caters for children between the ages of 3-16 years, with physical and /or sensory needs. Many pupils also have complex medical and learning needs. Thomas Wolsey is co-located with Ormiston Endeavour Academy.

We focus on meeting the needs of all pupils. We are commited to providing an enjoyable, high quality education for all our pupils within a friendly atmosphere where they grow in confidence and independence and most importantly, are happy.

Who to contact

Name
Helen MacDougall
Position
Principal
Telephone
01473 467600
Fax
01473 462525
Email
office@thomaswolseyoa.co.uk
Website
http://www.thomaswolsey.com
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Additional contact

Additional Website
Suffolk County Council Website

Where to go

Address
Defoe Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 6SG
Area served
Ipswich

Other details

Referral required?
Yes
Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet, Sign Language
School Transport assistance
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School Type
Special
School Status
Academy
Ofsted
View the latest Ofsted Inspection Report
DfE Number
7006
Last Updated
24/06/2020

Nursery provision

Vacancies

Last updated
20/11/2019
Other information
Pupils usually join our assessment nursery, (Unicorns Class) from the term following their third birthday following a termly placement meeting. Some children attending our nursery may also access their local pre-school or nursery. The nursery is open every day but children can attend on a part-time or full-time basis.

Other Details

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
137838
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
27/11/2014SchoolOutstanding
16/10/2018SchoolOutstanding - Short Inspection

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy is a specialist SEN school which offers inclusive, day education to pupils aged 3 to 16, who have complex physical, medical and/ or sensory needs with associated learning difficulties. There are currently 94 pupils on roll.

The academy’s catchment area includes the whole of Suffolk Local Authority. Very occasionally, pupils are accepted from surrounding Local Authorities, subject to agreement with Suffolk LA.

All pupils attending Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy have an Education, Health, and Care Plan.

 

Linked team for Statutory Assessment and EHCPs: 

Ipswich South and West Family Services (email: SENDSS@suffolk.gov.uk)

Contact
Helen MacDougall, Principal
Telephone
01473 467600
Email
office@thomaswolseyoa.co.uk
Links
SEND Information Report September 2018
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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