Pupils and staff at Glendinning Academy, Wave’s special free school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Devon, are incredibly happy to have moved into their brand new building in Newton Abbot. They are now busy making plans to invite members of the local community to join them for an exciting celebration event and see their new building and facilities during the summer term if Covid restrictions allow.

Two of the country’s leading street artists have been communicating with staff and pupils from Nine Maidens Academy in Cornwall after hearing their work had inspired the pupils’ GCSE coursework.

Pupils at Wave’s Torlands Academy have been swapping lessons in traditional classrooms for the chance to learn outdoors – thanks to the development of a new Forest School.

23rd November 2020

Supporting the health and wellbeing of pupils and parents – Wave launches new online programmes during coronavirus lockdown

Wave Trust have launched an online version of their pioneering Parent/Carer support programme which helps parents to manage their child’s behavioural and emotional difficulties and build positive relationships with the academy and other professionals.

23rd November 2020

This report covers the 3 academies in Devon rebrokered in Nov 2018 and Torlands academy which was de-amalgamated in Sept 2019. It is the first full year report under Wave Trust. The Trust was showing vast improvements again from last year but the final terms figures have been affected by Covid-19.

At Wave, we are committed to progressing the social, emotional and academic outcomes for all of our students to enable them to achieve their true potential.

In line with our company vision to 'significantly change student lives for the better', the Wave Trust has introduced an "Awe and Wonder" scheme for our students. This is a fund that is dedicated to provide our students with access to activities and events that they may not normally have the opportunity to experience.

2nd October 2020

Just a few days into the new school term, parents of pupils at Glendinning Academy are praising the positive impact of the school on their children - and everyone is loving Rory, the school’s trainee therapy dog.

17 September 2020

Today was a very special day for staff at Glendinning Academy, Wave’s new special free school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), as they welcomed their first 54 new pupils.

Long term partnership secures the future for vulnerable children in Cornwall.

9 September 2020

A new long-term partnership between Together for Families, part of Cornwall Council, and the Wave Trust has been established to support Cornwall’s children and schools.

Wave welcomes staff and pupils back for start of new school year

7 September 2020

Wave Trust has welcomed staff and pupils back to its academies across Cornwall and Devon and is looking forward to providing all pupils with safe high quality education and fantastic support during the next few months.