Foxes Academy Success

The specialist catering college and training hotel for young adults with learning disabilities

About Us

Residential training hotel and catering college rated Outstanding by Ofsted


Find out about becoming a learner at Foxes Academy


Beautiful residential houses in prime locations in Minehead


Current vacancies and information about joining our team


Read all of our latest news stories and the learner blog


Experience work placements, extracurricular activities and get involved with charities


Nationally recognised qualifications and training in a working hotel

Events / Term Dates

See all of our upcoming events and academic calendar

Success Stories

Learners tell their own story

For Learners

Welcome to Foxes Academy, find out more here


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Social Time

Events throughout the academic year that are varied, active and fun


Improving the health and wellbeing of young people with learning disabilities

Work Experience

Work experience placements for young people with learning disabilities

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Foxes Academy is situated on the seafront of the busy holiday town of Minehead,

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Latest News

William Races to Win at National Waiters Day

Foxes Academy took a team of five students to join three hundred waiters in the National Waiters’ Day race in Hyde Park, London. The event is the brainchild of Fred Siriex, general manager at the Michelin-starred [...]

Foxes Got Talent Ends an Exciting Term

We have had another exciting and busy term which ended with our very own 'Foxes Got Talent' show. Seventeen acts took part following on from a competitive audition process. The show was an end of [...]

Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health, Penny Mordaunt visits Foxes

Penny Mordaunt, MP and Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health visited Foxes Academy in Minehead on Thursday 2nd March for an event at Foxes Hotel attended by the South West’s regional employers. After a dinner, prepared and served [...]

Minister for Disabled People to Meet Students and Employers who want to Decrease Disability Employment Gap

Penny Mordaunt, MP and Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health is visiting the students at Foxes Academy in Minehead on Thursday 2nd March for an event at Foxes Hotel attended by the South West’s [...]

Foxes Celebrates Diversity at Christmas

Foxes Academy held its end of term Christmas celebrations and awards ceremony at Butlins, Minehead on Thursday 15th December. The event was hosted by Principal Tracey Clare-Gray, supported by Directors Sue Jenkins and Maureen Tyler-Moore [...]

Ex-learner Sarah is a star employee at Thistle Hotels

Ex-learner Sarah Merriman is employed three days a week as a Waitress and Team Member at one of Thistle Hotel's prestigious London venues. The hotel has 175 bedrooms and attracts guests from all over the world. [...]

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