The Aweigh School

The Aweigh School provides an innovative and exciting way to re-engage disaffected learners and improve behaviour for learning.

Our fully trained staff offer a wide range of activities from bush craft and survival skills to rock climbing and water sports. All of the work we do is underpinned by a dedication to improving young peoples’ self-esteem, emotional literacy, resilience and behaviour for learning to ensure that they are more successful in mainstream education.

Why Choose Us?

  • We are part of The Quay School, an Outstanding Alternative Provision
  • Registered as a provider by The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA), ensuring that we follow appropriate safety management practices
  • Proven track record in helping to dramatically reduce Permanent Exclusions
  • Opportunities for young people to gain nationally recognised qualifications
  • Fully qualified teachers and instructors who are experts in improving conduct, learning and emotional behaviour
  • Reintegration support including Triggers and Strategies plans and individualised emotional regulation resources, as well as dedicated time from SLT and staff who specialise in reintegration

Activities we offer

  • Bush craft and survival skills (ASDAN Credits)
  • Outdoor Climbing (AQA Unit Awards)
  • Mountain Biking (AQA Unit Awards)
  • Indoor Climbing (AQA Unit Awards plus NICAS)
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding (AQA Unit Awards plus BSUPA)
  • Kayaking/Canoeing (AQA Unit Awards plus BCU star awards)
  • Indoor Skiing/Archery/Power Kiting (AQA Unit Awards)