The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust


Please be aware that Surrey will not be offering TRAC High COIN placements for the academic year starting September 2023. Please contact Surrey SEND teams for further information 


The Learning Support Department exists:

  • To ensure that all students, whether they have additional needs or not, have access to a broad and balanced curriculum which is differentiated to meet their individual needs
  • To identify, assess and make provision for any student who may have special needs or a disability
  • To help every student realise their full potential, and optimise their self-esteem and wellbeing
  • To enable all staff to play a part in identifying students with SEND and take responsibility for recognising and addressing their individual needs
  • To encourage an effective partnership with parents and carers offering a joint learning approach at home and at school
  • To encourage and support students to participate in decision-making through their educational career
  • To offer a graduated response to needs in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice


The Learning Support team work closely with students, teachers and parents to support learning and review progress. Parents can make appointments to discuss their child’s progress with the SEND team and any other school’s advisory services we work with to support students with additional needs. At Three Rivers Academy we aim to improve students’ confidence and self-belief and by doing so increase their ability to learn independently and build on their skills for life, developing resilient young people who strive to be the most successful version of themselves.

Students are carefully assessed and monitored during their transition from primary school to secondary school. We liaise closely with staff in our primary feeder schools to ensure the transition process is successful for students with additional needs. Whole school screening assists us with ensuring any access arrangements can be applied for to support those students who meet criteria.


Support services we work with at Three Rivers Academy include:

  • The Partnership Educational Psychologist
  • Specialist Teachers for Inclusive Practice (STIPS: Includes the Language and Learning & the Behaviour Support service)
  • Advisors in Hearing and Visual Impairment
  • Careers advice services
  • The Inclusion Welfare Officer (Attendance and welfare)
  • Physical and Sensory Support Service
  • Speech and Language Service
  • ASD Outreach Services
  • Occupational Therapy teams/ physio therapy

Support activities include:

  • Individual support programmes for literacy
  • SEND homework club held daily in our LRC
  • Organisational support for those with significant needs or disabilities
  • Coursework support for KS4 students
  • KS4 revision session support
  • Small group withdrawal for English and Maths
  • Lunch Club offered daily (supported by our LSAs)
  • Timetabled inclusion plus support: Inclusion provision where students with additional social/ emotional needs are supported through 1:1 and small group interventions and meetings with families, external agencies and services


SEND Policy 2023 TRA THPT

Three Rivers Academy Provision Map

SEND Information Report Sept 2023

Accessibility Plan Sept 2023 TRA


Single Equality Scheme Sept 2023


SENCo - Mrs H Stone

SENCo - Miss A Leech 

Deputy SENCo – Mrs Emma Allen

Deputy SENCo - Mrs Ana Smith

Inclusion Manger – Mrs K Rands

Deputy Inclusion Manager - Mr Michael Steele


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