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Nisai Virtual Academy
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

We believe that everyone has equal value and should have access to high quality education around the world. It is our mission to give traditional and non-traditional learners the skills to flourish through innovative education and by influencing positive institutional change. We provide a friendly, supportive learning community and offer our students incredible opportunities. In essence, we support learners from Key Stages 1 to 5 and help create pathways to further education and employment through personalised learning. Our goal is to ensure that every student can complete their education and gain accredited academic and vocational qualifications within Functional Skills, GCSEs and A Levels.

Who to contact


Where to go


Our students are based across the country including Cornwall and their lessons are being accessed anywhere with an internet connection using a laptop, tablet or PC. Our teachers are based from one of our three offices around the country in Harrow, Middlesex, Stockton-On-Tees and Nottingham.

Time / date details

When is it on?
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Term-time
Time of day

Other details


Please contact us directly for information regarding costs
Do you offer a free or reduced rate to carers?


Age ranges
From 10 years to 25 years
Referral required
Referral details

Simply contact us via our website, call or email and we will endeavour to assist you in any way that we can.

Inclusion details

How we make our service inclusive

Nisai work in conjunction with multiple bodies including Dyslexia Action and nasen, and specially designed system is designed to be completely accessible to young people with SEND.

Staff SEND experience

The teachers at Nisai are all specially trained to teach SEND students. 

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

While some students are with us full time we also have intervention support programmes to work alongside schools, such as  Nisai Learning Zones and Nisai Learning Hubs.

Support at key transition points

We provide an inclusive, highly social and student-focused experience for all learners but particularly those who have some form of SEND, physical or social, emotional and mental health needs.

Other local or national support

As a national organisation, Nisai provides a high-level of interaction between students, teachers, schools and families which is entirely unique to the service. Nisai closely monitoring progress, creates student-focussed wellbeing plans and a holistic approach to education which includes house groups, competitions, forums and guest speakers.

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

For students, we have tutor, teachers and a student representative who can help address any issues they might be having. While for parents or schools, they can contact Nisai directly and we will help in whatever way we can.

Last updated: 09/05/2019

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