Welcome to Wyvern!

Wyvern Academy in Weymouth, Dorset is a specialist school for children and young people aged 2 to 19 years with learning difficulties, autism, physical and sensory disabilities and healthcare needs. Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, we are one of five local authority special schools in the county which comprise the Teaching Alliance of Dorset Special Schools, or TADSS. We are also part of a Cooperative Trust with our neighbouring secondary school and provide SEND outreach support to numerous other schools in Dorset.
We hope you enjoy exploring our website and are able to find out what you need to know whilst getting a flavour of this very friendly, caring, ambitious and innovative academy. If there is anything you can’t find or would like to ask more about, please don’t hesitate to phone or email and our staff will be very happy to help.
Alternatively, we welcome visits by appointment and our location details, as well as all phone numbers, can be found under the ‘contact’ link above. If, as a parent or carer of a pupil attending this school, you require a paper copy of the information on this website, we shall provide this free of charge.
Bruce Douglas

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Our Senior Leadership Team

Bruce Douglas Headteacher
David Tomlinson Deputy Headteacher
Richard Holt Assistant Headteacher