Part of Tees Valley Education

We're really looking forward to working in your lovely school and supporting your wonderful pupils.

-Scott, NHS Eyecare Service

Thanks so much for taking the time to show us round - your school has such a lovely feel to it and we can’t wait to get started.

-Emma, NHS Eyecare Service

"You are fun, kind and always have my back. If it wasn’t for you my dinner times would be so boring. A big thanks to the staff for making sure all the kids were safe at all times and the children always made sure I wasn’t being boring by telling me what to play. Through discovery we grow."

- Discovery Playtime Buddy from Brambles Primary Academy

I have enjoyed seeing the relationships that the staff build with every child, how personal everything is too each child to get the most from everyday.

-Trainee Teacher

"To all teachers and staff. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my daughter."

- Parent

"Very impressed with the energy and passion of the staff! Very dedicated team."

- Dance Teacher

"We’ve noticed our son’s progress since he’s been here. He’s speaking in longer sentences and we don’t have as many melt downs. Well done team!"

- Parent

Ambition and high expectations are in evidence throughout the academy and children, staff and families have risen to this challenge.

-IQM Assessor

Discovery is a very friendly person centered school where every member of staff is passionate about meeting the needs of every child and progressing them onto their future.

-Trainee Teacher

Photographs in classrooms and corridors capture children deeply engaged in their learning and wider experiences.

-IQM Assessor

"I am really pleased with the progress my son has made since attending Discovery, he has come on in leaps and bounds and looks forward to going to school on a morning."

- Parent

"The staff at the academy do an amazing job. My son has come on so much in just his first term here."

- Parent

Celebration assembly demonstrated the flexible, responsive approach and the family spirit.

-IQM Assessor

"I cannot praise them enough. Every member of staff we have come across has been amazing, The best school by far for children with special/complex needs."

- Parent

The children are blessed to have staff like that. All they want is for your child to succeed.

-Parent

I had the best day. The kids are gorgeous and the teachers and staff are so organised, just perfect. Just how it should be!

-Supply Teacher

I think it is lovely how each staff member understands each child. There is an amazing atmosphere and the environment is key.

-Trainee Teacher

The staff at Discovery genuinely care about their students well-being and their happiness and that shines through

-Parent

I wouldn’t have my child anywhere else, we all love Discovery

-Parent

I love how much my child has come on since joining Discovery

-Parent

Discovery Special Academy is an amazing school, it caters for children and their individual specific needs with that extra caring touch

-Parent

She loves going to school and the progress she has made is fantastic, the communication and support is brilliant for not only my child but as a family too

-Parent

The school is amazing and before my son attended he couldn’t do all the things he can now, and as a Dad I am very happy

-Parent

The relationship between the staff and pupils is kind, caring and patient. The staff go above and beyond to cater to every child's needs.

-Trainee Teacher

I couldn’t be happier with my child’s progress since starting at Discovery

-Parent

When we started visiting Discovery Academy with our dogs we weren't sure what to expect or how the dogs would take to it. The staff have been so lovely and welcoming. The reaction of the children has been amazing. The school is totally inspirational. Each week when we drive away we know we have made a difference to those children's lives and are very proud of our dogs.

-Lynne and Paul (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

My son is learning new things everyday.

-Parent

I honestly cant' thank the staff enough, they are all amazing.

-Parent

Well that was an amazing session. We were both blown away by the children, staff and school.

-Lynne (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

It is clear at Discovery that the adults and children have mutual respect and adoration for each other

-Trainee Teacher

Every day when I drop my child off and pick him up I see all of the staff smiling, the children are all smiling, staff and children are interacting with each other so lovely, everybody who I speak to is so kind and helpful and I can see the love and care that everyone has for the children, I am so happy that my child comes to this school.

-Parent

Dave and I really enjoyed teaching the children. All the classes were happy and well mannered with some good swimmers too. Staff were very professional at all times and that showed in the children's ability to learn. We hope that you enjoyed the lessons and would love to see you back in September.

-Dave and Dianne (Ashgrove Lodge)

Discovery Blog- 25.03.22

Look at what Becky’s Class have been doing this week!

This week we have been talking about Spring and growing. We are loving our story ‘The small. small seed’ and we have had a busy week, planting seeds, painting with flowers and making edible soil with chocolate biscuits! It’s been lovely weather and we have made the most of the sunshine.  We are also keeping a close eye on our caterpillars that are in their cocoons. 

Dates for Diaries

Monday 28th March- Year 5 Swimming

Tuesday 29th March- Grace’s Class, Horse Riding

Wednesday 30th March- Michelle’s Class, Trip for the Choir

Friday 1st April- Cheryl’s Class, Trip to Pendragon

Explorer of the Week

Louise’s Class- Leo, for being kind and gentle with the dogs

Becky’s Class- Blake, for riding a bike

Cheryl’s Class- Natan, for independently accessing areas and activities

Leanne’s Class- Otis, for excellent sustained concentration

Zahida’s Class- Louie, for trying hard with phonics

Grace’s Class- Ameina, for reading independently

Hanna’s Class- Tyler, for being enthusiastic in music

Chris’ Class- Sihem, for amazing work doing sensory story

Michelle’s Class- Umayar, for working hard all week in class

Letters

Proud to be part of Tees Valley Education

Part of Tees Valley Education

We're really looking forward to working in your lovely school and supporting your wonderful pupils.

-Scott, NHS Eyecare Service

Thanks so much for taking the time to show us round - your school has such a lovely feel to it and we can’t wait to get started.

-Emma, NHS Eyecare Service

"You are fun, kind and always have my back. If it wasn’t for you my dinner times would be so boring. A big thanks to the staff for making sure all the kids were safe at all times and the children always made sure I wasn’t being boring by telling me what to play. Through discovery we grow."

- Discovery Playtime Buddy from Brambles Primary Academy

I have enjoyed seeing the relationships that the staff build with every child, how personal everything is too each child to get the most from everyday.

-Trainee Teacher

"To all teachers and staff. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my daughter."

- Parent

"Very impressed with the energy and passion of the staff! Very dedicated team."

- Dance Teacher

"We’ve noticed our son’s progress since he’s been here. He’s speaking in longer sentences and we don’t have as many melt downs. Well done team!"

- Parent

Ambition and high expectations are in evidence throughout the academy and children, staff and families have risen to this challenge.

-IQM Assessor

Discovery is a very friendly person centered school where every member of staff is passionate about meeting the needs of every child and progressing them onto their future.

-Trainee Teacher

Photographs in classrooms and corridors capture children deeply engaged in their learning and wider experiences.

-IQM Assessor

"I am really pleased with the progress my son has made since attending Discovery, he has come on in leaps and bounds and looks forward to going to school on a morning."

- Parent

"The staff at the academy do an amazing job. My son has come on so much in just his first term here."

- Parent

Celebration assembly demonstrated the flexible, responsive approach and the family spirit.

-IQM Assessor

"I cannot praise them enough. Every member of staff we have come across has been amazing, The best school by far for children with special/complex needs."

- Parent

The children are blessed to have staff like that. All they want is for your child to succeed.

-Parent

I had the best day. The kids are gorgeous and the teachers and staff are so organised, just perfect. Just how it should be!

-Supply Teacher

I think it is lovely how each staff member understands each child. There is an amazing atmosphere and the environment is key.

-Trainee Teacher

The staff at Discovery genuinely care about their students well-being and their happiness and that shines through

-Parent

I wouldn’t have my child anywhere else, we all love Discovery

-Parent

I love how much my child has come on since joining Discovery

-Parent

Discovery Special Academy is an amazing school, it caters for children and their individual specific needs with that extra caring touch

-Parent

She loves going to school and the progress she has made is fantastic, the communication and support is brilliant for not only my child but as a family too

-Parent

The school is amazing and before my son attended he couldn’t do all the things he can now, and as a Dad I am very happy

-Parent

The relationship between the staff and pupils is kind, caring and patient. The staff go above and beyond to cater to every child's needs.

-Trainee Teacher

I couldn’t be happier with my child’s progress since starting at Discovery

-Parent

When we started visiting Discovery Academy with our dogs we weren't sure what to expect or how the dogs would take to it. The staff have been so lovely and welcoming. The reaction of the children has been amazing. The school is totally inspirational. Each week when we drive away we know we have made a difference to those children's lives and are very proud of our dogs.

-Lynne and Paul (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

My son is learning new things everyday.

-Parent

I honestly cant' thank the staff enough, they are all amazing.

-Parent

Well that was an amazing session. We were both blown away by the children, staff and school.

-Lynne (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

It is clear at Discovery that the adults and children have mutual respect and adoration for each other

-Trainee Teacher

Every day when I drop my child off and pick him up I see all of the staff smiling, the children are all smiling, staff and children are interacting with each other so lovely, everybody who I speak to is so kind and helpful and I can see the love and care that everyone has for the children, I am so happy that my child comes to this school.

-Parent

Dave and I really enjoyed teaching the children. All the classes were happy and well mannered with some good swimmers too. Staff were very professional at all times and that showed in the children's ability to learn. We hope that you enjoyed the lessons and would love to see you back in September.

-Dave and Dianne (Ashgrove Lodge)

Discovery Blog- 18.03.22

Look at what Grace’s Class have been doing this week!

This week Grace’s class went on a visit to Preston Park Museum. We saw lots of interesting and unusual objects from the past. We enjoyed exploring the Victorian Street – especially the Drapers where we got to try on hats, cap, waistcoats and pinafores!

Dates for Diaries

Monday 21st March- Year 5 Swimming

Friday 25th March- Grace’s Class, Local walk

Explorer of the week

Louise’s Class- Noah, for being brave saying hello to the ducklings

Becky’s Class- Josh, for great signing!

Cheryl’s Class- Jacob, Fantastic sharing with others in his class

Chris’ Class- Archie, for being brave when he was ill and following simple instructions

Leanne’s Class- Abdul, for settling back into class really well

Zahida’s Class- Zaki, for working really hard with sounding out his words

Hanna’s Class- Zoya, for being a lovely and caring friend

Grace’s Class- Harry, Super Scientist! Being curious and courageous during science week

Michelle’s Class- Lloyd, for using his imagination to create a story

Proud to be part of Tees Valley Education

Part of Tees Valley Education

We're really looking forward to working in your lovely school and supporting your wonderful pupils.

-Scott, NHS Eyecare Service

Thanks so much for taking the time to show us round - your school has such a lovely feel to it and we can’t wait to get started.

-Emma, NHS Eyecare Service

"You are fun, kind and always have my back. If it wasn’t for you my dinner times would be so boring. A big thanks to the staff for making sure all the kids were safe at all times and the children always made sure I wasn’t being boring by telling me what to play. Through discovery we grow."

- Discovery Playtime Buddy from Brambles Primary Academy

I have enjoyed seeing the relationships that the staff build with every child, how personal everything is too each child to get the most from everyday.

-Trainee Teacher

"To all teachers and staff. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my daughter."

- Parent

"Very impressed with the energy and passion of the staff! Very dedicated team."

- Dance Teacher

"We’ve noticed our son’s progress since he’s been here. He’s speaking in longer sentences and we don’t have as many melt downs. Well done team!"

- Parent

Ambition and high expectations are in evidence throughout the academy and children, staff and families have risen to this challenge.

-IQM Assessor

Discovery is a very friendly person centered school where every member of staff is passionate about meeting the needs of every child and progressing them onto their future.

-Trainee Teacher

Photographs in classrooms and corridors capture children deeply engaged in their learning and wider experiences.

-IQM Assessor

"I am really pleased with the progress my son has made since attending Discovery, he has come on in leaps and bounds and looks forward to going to school on a morning."

- Parent

"The staff at the academy do an amazing job. My son has come on so much in just his first term here."

- Parent

Celebration assembly demonstrated the flexible, responsive approach and the family spirit.

-IQM Assessor

"I cannot praise them enough. Every member of staff we have come across has been amazing, The best school by far for children with special/complex needs."

- Parent

The children are blessed to have staff like that. All they want is for your child to succeed.

-Parent

I had the best day. The kids are gorgeous and the teachers and staff are so organised, just perfect. Just how it should be!

-Supply Teacher

I think it is lovely how each staff member understands each child. There is an amazing atmosphere and the environment is key.

-Trainee Teacher

The staff at Discovery genuinely care about their students well-being and their happiness and that shines through

-Parent

I wouldn’t have my child anywhere else, we all love Discovery

-Parent

I love how much my child has come on since joining Discovery

-Parent

Discovery Special Academy is an amazing school, it caters for children and their individual specific needs with that extra caring touch

-Parent

She loves going to school and the progress she has made is fantastic, the communication and support is brilliant for not only my child but as a family too

-Parent

The school is amazing and before my son attended he couldn’t do all the things he can now, and as a Dad I am very happy

-Parent

The relationship between the staff and pupils is kind, caring and patient. The staff go above and beyond to cater to every child's needs.

-Trainee Teacher

I couldn’t be happier with my child’s progress since starting at Discovery

-Parent

When we started visiting Discovery Academy with our dogs we weren't sure what to expect or how the dogs would take to it. The staff have been so lovely and welcoming. The reaction of the children has been amazing. The school is totally inspirational. Each week when we drive away we know we have made a difference to those children's lives and are very proud of our dogs.

-Lynne and Paul (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

My son is learning new things everyday.

-Parent

I honestly cant' thank the staff enough, they are all amazing.

-Parent

Well that was an amazing session. We were both blown away by the children, staff and school.

-Lynne (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

It is clear at Discovery that the adults and children have mutual respect and adoration for each other

-Trainee Teacher

Every day when I drop my child off and pick him up I see all of the staff smiling, the children are all smiling, staff and children are interacting with each other so lovely, everybody who I speak to is so kind and helpful and I can see the love and care that everyone has for the children, I am so happy that my child comes to this school.

-Parent

Dave and I really enjoyed teaching the children. All the classes were happy and well mannered with some good swimmers too. Staff were very professional at all times and that showed in the children's ability to learn. We hope that you enjoyed the lessons and would love to see you back in September.

-Dave and Dianne (Ashgrove Lodge)

Secondary School

Good news! Discovery Special Aacademy has been approved for Secondary Provision! Please see letter below.

Proud to be part of Tees Valley Education

Part of Tees Valley Education

We're really looking forward to working in your lovely school and supporting your wonderful pupils.

-Scott, NHS Eyecare Service

Thanks so much for taking the time to show us round - your school has such a lovely feel to it and we can’t wait to get started.

-Emma, NHS Eyecare Service

"You are fun, kind and always have my back. If it wasn’t for you my dinner times would be so boring. A big thanks to the staff for making sure all the kids were safe at all times and the children always made sure I wasn’t being boring by telling me what to play. Through discovery we grow."

- Discovery Playtime Buddy from Brambles Primary Academy

I have enjoyed seeing the relationships that the staff build with every child, how personal everything is too each child to get the most from everyday.

-Trainee Teacher

"To all teachers and staff. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my daughter."

- Parent

"Very impressed with the energy and passion of the staff! Very dedicated team."

- Dance Teacher

"We’ve noticed our son’s progress since he’s been here. He’s speaking in longer sentences and we don’t have as many melt downs. Well done team!"

- Parent

Ambition and high expectations are in evidence throughout the academy and children, staff and families have risen to this challenge.

-IQM Assessor

Discovery is a very friendly person centered school where every member of staff is passionate about meeting the needs of every child and progressing them onto their future.

-Trainee Teacher

Photographs in classrooms and corridors capture children deeply engaged in their learning and wider experiences.

-IQM Assessor

"I am really pleased with the progress my son has made since attending Discovery, he has come on in leaps and bounds and looks forward to going to school on a morning."

- Parent

"The staff at the academy do an amazing job. My son has come on so much in just his first term here."

- Parent

Celebration assembly demonstrated the flexible, responsive approach and the family spirit.

-IQM Assessor

"I cannot praise them enough. Every member of staff we have come across has been amazing, The best school by far for children with special/complex needs."

- Parent

The children are blessed to have staff like that. All they want is for your child to succeed.

-Parent

I had the best day. The kids are gorgeous and the teachers and staff are so organised, just perfect. Just how it should be!

-Supply Teacher

I think it is lovely how each staff member understands each child. There is an amazing atmosphere and the environment is key.

-Trainee Teacher

The staff at Discovery genuinely care about their students well-being and their happiness and that shines through

-Parent

I wouldn’t have my child anywhere else, we all love Discovery

-Parent

I love how much my child has come on since joining Discovery

-Parent

Discovery Special Academy is an amazing school, it caters for children and their individual specific needs with that extra caring touch

-Parent

She loves going to school and the progress she has made is fantastic, the communication and support is brilliant for not only my child but as a family too

-Parent

The school is amazing and before my son attended he couldn’t do all the things he can now, and as a Dad I am very happy

-Parent

The relationship between the staff and pupils is kind, caring and patient. The staff go above and beyond to cater to every child's needs.

-Trainee Teacher

I couldn’t be happier with my child’s progress since starting at Discovery

-Parent

When we started visiting Discovery Academy with our dogs we weren't sure what to expect or how the dogs would take to it. The staff have been so lovely and welcoming. The reaction of the children has been amazing. The school is totally inspirational. Each week when we drive away we know we have made a difference to those children's lives and are very proud of our dogs.

-Lynne and Paul (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

My son is learning new things everyday.

-Parent

I honestly cant' thank the staff enough, they are all amazing.

-Parent

Well that was an amazing session. We were both blown away by the children, staff and school.

-Lynne (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

It is clear at Discovery that the adults and children have mutual respect and adoration for each other

-Trainee Teacher

Every day when I drop my child off and pick him up I see all of the staff smiling, the children are all smiling, staff and children are interacting with each other so lovely, everybody who I speak to is so kind and helpful and I can see the love and care that everyone has for the children, I am so happy that my child comes to this school.

-Parent

Dave and I really enjoyed teaching the children. All the classes were happy and well mannered with some good swimmers too. Staff were very professional at all times and that showed in the children's ability to learn. We hope that you enjoyed the lessons and would love to see you back in September.

-Dave and Dianne (Ashgrove Lodge)

Living Eggs! Discovery Blog 11.03.2022

We currently have livings eggs in school and we cannot wait to see them hatch! Look at the updates we have!

Live video of an egg hatching!

Explorer of the Week

Becky’s Class- Zach, for using his voice more

Cheryl’s Class- Lucia, a fantastic effort in DT. Your car is amazing!

Leanne’s Class- Grace, for using a toilet in school all week

Chris’ Class- David, for having more appropriate physical contact

Hanna’s Class- Bella and Isla, Bella for being a superstar listening to and putting her hearing aids in briefly with batteries and Isla for an amazing week engaging in messy play and activities

Grace’s Class- Charlie, for using his voice when reading and practising phonics

Zahida’s Class- Finley, for doing wonderful maths

Michelle’s Class- Harvey, Harvey has shown enthusiasm all week in all areas of learning

Dates for Diaries

Tuesday 15th March- Grace’s Class trip to Preston Park

Friday 18th March- Michelle’s Class trip to Preston Park

Science Week

Proud to be part of Tees Valley Education

Part of Tees Valley Education

We're really looking forward to working in your lovely school and supporting your wonderful pupils.

-Scott, NHS Eyecare Service

Thanks so much for taking the time to show us round - your school has such a lovely feel to it and we can’t wait to get started.

-Emma, NHS Eyecare Service

"You are fun, kind and always have my back. If it wasn’t for you my dinner times would be so boring. A big thanks to the staff for making sure all the kids were safe at all times and the children always made sure I wasn’t being boring by telling me what to play. Through discovery we grow."

- Discovery Playtime Buddy from Brambles Primary Academy

I have enjoyed seeing the relationships that the staff build with every child, how personal everything is too each child to get the most from everyday.

-Trainee Teacher

"To all teachers and staff. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my daughter."

- Parent

"Very impressed with the energy and passion of the staff! Very dedicated team."

- Dance Teacher

"We’ve noticed our son’s progress since he’s been here. He’s speaking in longer sentences and we don’t have as many melt downs. Well done team!"

- Parent

Ambition and high expectations are in evidence throughout the academy and children, staff and families have risen to this challenge.

-IQM Assessor

Discovery is a very friendly person centered school where every member of staff is passionate about meeting the needs of every child and progressing them onto their future.

-Trainee Teacher

Photographs in classrooms and corridors capture children deeply engaged in their learning and wider experiences.

-IQM Assessor

"I am really pleased with the progress my son has made since attending Discovery, he has come on in leaps and bounds and looks forward to going to school on a morning."

- Parent

"The staff at the academy do an amazing job. My son has come on so much in just his first term here."

- Parent

Celebration assembly demonstrated the flexible, responsive approach and the family spirit.

-IQM Assessor

"I cannot praise them enough. Every member of staff we have come across has been amazing, The best school by far for children with special/complex needs."

- Parent

The children are blessed to have staff like that. All they want is for your child to succeed.

-Parent

I had the best day. The kids are gorgeous and the teachers and staff are so organised, just perfect. Just how it should be!

-Supply Teacher

I think it is lovely how each staff member understands each child. There is an amazing atmosphere and the environment is key.

-Trainee Teacher

The staff at Discovery genuinely care about their students well-being and their happiness and that shines through

-Parent

I wouldn’t have my child anywhere else, we all love Discovery

-Parent

I love how much my child has come on since joining Discovery

-Parent

Discovery Special Academy is an amazing school, it caters for children and their individual specific needs with that extra caring touch

-Parent

She loves going to school and the progress she has made is fantastic, the communication and support is brilliant for not only my child but as a family too

-Parent

The school is amazing and before my son attended he couldn’t do all the things he can now, and as a Dad I am very happy

-Parent

The relationship between the staff and pupils is kind, caring and patient. The staff go above and beyond to cater to every child's needs.

-Trainee Teacher

I couldn’t be happier with my child’s progress since starting at Discovery

-Parent

When we started visiting Discovery Academy with our dogs we weren't sure what to expect or how the dogs would take to it. The staff have been so lovely and welcoming. The reaction of the children has been amazing. The school is totally inspirational. Each week when we drive away we know we have made a difference to those children's lives and are very proud of our dogs.

-Lynne and Paul (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

My son is learning new things everyday.

-Parent

I honestly cant' thank the staff enough, they are all amazing.

-Parent

Well that was an amazing session. We were both blown away by the children, staff and school.

-Lynne (Therapy Dogs Nationwide)

It is clear at Discovery that the adults and children have mutual respect and adoration for each other

-Trainee Teacher

Every day when I drop my child off and pick him up I see all of the staff smiling, the children are all smiling, staff and children are interacting with each other so lovely, everybody who I speak to is so kind and helpful and I can see the love and care that everyone has for the children, I am so happy that my child comes to this school.

-Parent

Dave and I really enjoyed teaching the children. All the classes were happy and well mannered with some good swimmers too. Staff were very professional at all times and that showed in the children's ability to learn. We hope that you enjoyed the lessons and would love to see you back in September.

-Dave and Dianne (Ashgrove Lodge)

Discovery Blog- 04.03.22

Look at what Chris’ Class have been doing this week!

After a restful half term, we were back in class this week. We loved exploring Pancake Day and cooked and ate pancakes during our sensory cooking session. We also took a trip to Tesco in Coubly Newham to purchase some resources for school and see where we get out food and household goods from. The pupils have also had so much fun exploring our dress up and new kitchen area.

Dates for Diaries

Monday 7th March- Year 5 Swimming

The next two weeks it is the Paralympic Winter Olympics, we are going to be talking to the children about it and practising kurling

Explorer of the Week

Louise’s Class- Joseph, For playing nicely with his friends in soft play

Leanne’s Class- River, for using his communication book effectively

Zahida’s Class- Morgan, trying hard in his writing

Grace’s Class- Saffron, for taking great care when completing artwork

Michelle’s Class- Kaylem, for taking responsibility for his learning and working well independently

Proud to be part of Tees Valley Education

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