Catcote Academy provides an excellent range of facilities designed to support a broad and enriching curriculum appropriate to the full range of special educational needs and disabilities. Our teaching areas have interactive whiteboards and Apple computers and iPads to support learning.

The additional facilities available include:

  • specialist rooms for practical subjects e.g. food technology;
  • coffee shop;
  • greenhouse;
  • hair and beauty salon;
  • therapy areas;
  • jacuzzi;
  • immersive technology room (InaSpace);
  • art gallery;
  • Reprographics;
  • sensory garden;
  • two trampoline studios;
  • Outdoor Learning and Fitness Zone;
  • The Vestry Cafe (located in Hartlepool Art Gallery)
  • Catcote Metro (located in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre)
  • Employment and Training Hub (located in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre)

In addition, we use a range of specialist equipment to meet a range of student needs and support their learning and access to the curriculum. This is often on the advice of external support agencies, such as Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy or based on learning gained from ongoing training.