THE HEIGHTS, SOLIHULL
Due to open in September 2023, The Heights Academy is a redevelopment of the former Bosworth Infant and Junior School off Auckland Drive, Solihull in the West Midlands. The Department for Education have appointed Tilbury Douglas to complete the construction of a new SEND school, which will come into the control of Forward Education Trust upon opening. It will accommodate up to 116 pupils, aged 7 to 16, in order to meet a shortage of places for junior and secondary age students in the Borough and surrounding area. The provision is focused towards children with a diagnosis of complex autism with SEMH.
The new school will be designed and built to inspire new ways of teaching, focused on providing high quality education. It will provide pupils with a variety of accommodation to support the counselling, sensory, therapy and one-to-one support rooms. The new school building will have a contemporary feel over two storeys.