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Here's a few some of the most common questions we get asked

Where is Bader Academy located?

Bader Academy is located in Edenthorpe, on the land that is on the corner of Doncaster Road and Hungerhill Lane and situated behind Hungerhill School.

Which Multi Academy Trust is Bader Academy part of?

The Bader Academy is ran by Nexus Multi Academy Trust. Nexus have notable experience in running specialist provision and currently have ten special academies in Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield. To find out more about Nexus Multi Academy Trust, you can visit their website, http://nexusmat.org/

Who attends Bader Academy

The school provides 100 places for students with communication and interaction needs from the age of 5 to 19. These students have the potential to lead independent lives but their ability to achieve educationally is stifled within mainstream provision.

Why is Bader Academy needed?

We currently have a number of children and young people with communication and interaction needs who are unable to access mainstream or specialist education within Doncaster. The new school offers a bespoke curriculum designed specifically for children and young people with communication and interaction needs, enabling them to thrive and gain skills and knowledge needed to progress into positive further or higher education, training or employment. The school nurtures the development of children and young people’s communication & interaction skills in a different environment to that of which a traditional school, with smaller class sizes and a more personalised curriculum.

What is the catchment area of Bader Academy?

Given the specialist nature of the school, the catchment area is borough wide.

Will facilities within the school be made available for community use?

They will be made available. Nexus Multi-Academy Trust will outline what facilities are available for community use and how they can be accessed.

How can I enquire about a place for my child?

Places at this school are allocated through Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). If your child currently has one of these and you feel they would benefit from the provision, please contact your SEND Co-ordinator within the council.

Who do I speak to if I want more information?

If you would like more information about the school, you can contact Bader Academy via email on baderacademy@nexusmat.org

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