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Academy21 is founded on an ethos that aims to give every young person the same opportunity to achieve and progress as their peers in mainstream education. Each year, we support over 1,000 young people across England and Wales, bringing education access to young people with complex behavioural, mental, and medical health needs. Following the National Curriculum, Academy21 provides a pathway for young people of all backgrounds to achieve strong recognised outcomes.

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Academy21 is part of the Inspired Education Group, the UK's largest live, online primary, and secondary education provider. We provide live, interactive online teaching to KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 on a short-, medium- or long-term basis delivered via a virtual classroom by experienced, qualified subject specialist teachers.

Where to go

Head Office
Sixth Floor
3 Burlington Gardens


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As an online provider, our provision can be delivered anywhere that has access to a laptop/computer and a suitable broadband connection (home, approved centre, or school).


Academy21 is an online education service that helps schools and local authorities to meet the challenge of delivering quality, cost-effective alternative short-, medium- and long-term provision. There is no minimum purchase, no block booking and we do not ask schools to purchase credits in advance. Please contact us for more details on the available commissioning options.


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Referral Details

Academy21 can accept referrals at any point during the year. Referrals are made by the commissioning organisation via our online referral form with the process typically taking no more than 2 working days. We only accept referrals from Schools, Education Organisations, and the Local Authority. Each referral should have a completed enrolment form and any supporting information on the young person being referred.

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We work with a range of young people from broad and diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to: • Not accessing mainstream education • Excluded or at risk of exclusion • Physical and/or mental health conditions including anxiety disorders • School refusers • Challenging life circumstances Positive Expected Outcomes • Successful reintegration to mainstream school • Prevention of permanent exclusion • Acquisition of GCSEs, A-Levels or other qualifications • Completion of short term accredited and non-accredited courses • Positive changes in students’ attitude to learning, motivation, confidence and self-esteem. • Improved behaviour (depending on existing conditions – can work well for ASD students) • Improved attendance and punctuality


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