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Admirals Academy makes every effort to be a truly inclusive school. We welcome everybody into our academy community and aim to support every child to reach their full potential.

Our SEND Lead is Mrs Hall, who is also a Year 1 teacher in Raleigh Infant Academy.

Our SEND Lead can be contacted via the academy office.

Please write to: Admirals Academy, Admirals Way, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2JT


Ring: 01842 753993

For more information in regard to SEND please look at the documents below. We believe that between us, school and home, we can ensure that your child receives the best support possible.  Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Hall on the details above should you have any questions or queries surrounding SEND and your child.


Advice for Parents

There are a number of agencies that can provide a range of support for parents with SEND children. Please click on the links below for further information.
  • Norfolk Local Offer – information about SEND in Norfolk
  • – Information to support parents locally
  • – Information to support parents locally
  • Norfolk SEN Network - The aim of the Norfolk SEN Network is to help parents of children with special educational needs to find the right educational placement or provision to meet their needs.

  • Norfolk SEND partnership The Norfolk SEND Partnership provides free and impartial information, advice and support about special educational needs & disabilities (SEND) for children, young people, parents and carers.
  • SEND: Guide for Parents and Carers The Department for Education publishes a guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).
  • Active Norfolk Active Norfolk has an area of their site dedicated to helping people with disabilities keep active. 

Support for Parents based on Specific Needs

There are many websites which can provide help, support and guidance on specific needs, and we have tried to provide you with a few of these below. Within these websites you will find an array of useful information and guides.
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)

ADHD Norfolk

ADHD and You

Norfolk Neurodevelopmental Service (ASD/ADHD ...)

Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)

ASD Helping Hands

Autism Anglia


British Dyslexia Association

NHS Choices

Indigo Dyslexia Centre


Dyspraxia Foundation

NHS Conditions 

Family Voice Newsletter

Family Voice Newsletter

Helpful Medical Information


Asthma  UK

Crohns and Colitis UK

Diabetes UK


Norfolk's NHS services 

Sleep Council

Speech, Language and Communication



Norfolk Sensory Support

Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)


Ormiston Families



SEN Information Report Summary

SEND Report


Admirals Equality Plan

Admirals Accessibility Plan






The Norfolk SEND Partnership Newsletters can be read by clicking here.