• Old School Building, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 8HJ
  • 01895 447 102
  • Reception@yphub.org

FAQ’s

What is a Free School?

Free schools are independent state-funded schools. They provide a way for groups of parents/carers, teachers, charities, existing schools or other organisations to respond to a need for a new school in their community – whether for extra places, to raise standards or offer choice.  They can be primary, secondary, all-through or 16-19, and can open specifically for children with special educational needs or those who struggle in mainstream schools (alternative provision). Once established, free schools are legally academies so are funded by central government.

More information on Free Schools can be found at www.newschoolsnetwork.org/what-are-free-schools

Why is The Skills Hub being replaced with a Free School?

The Free School is urgently needed to provide additional spaces to support more students with additional needs in Hillingdon and North West London region and to replace the current school building which is not fit for purpose, thereby providing support for a broader range of students who require specialist provision.

Thank you, and God bless you for all the work you have done with my son. It feels like I have my son back.

Latest News

Snowdonia DofE Expedition

This year the Skills Hub DofE Bronze students had an opportunity to visit Snowdonia in North Wales a mountainous National Park. They climbed Mount Snowdon which is England and Wales’ highest peak standing at 1085 meters. The students stayed for …

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DofE Volunteering Award

Well done to all our Duke of Edinburgh Award participants who have been recognised for the 169 hours volunteering they undertook over the last year. Due to the pandemic the students were largely restricted to volunteering at home but they …

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Oxford University Visit

On the 19th May, a group of our students were invited to visit St. Anne’s College, Oxford University for an outreach day. This was the first time that any of these students were properly visiting a university, and they were …

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Careers Dragon’s Den

Well done to the four pupils who bravely put themselves and their business ideas forward to the Dragon’s Den style panel at the Careers Fair. The pupils’ business ideas ranged from interior design to journalism in war zones, online sports …

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