On Friday 15th July families and friends gathered at The Regal Theatre along with the Academy’s 95 staff to recognise the 20th anniversary as well as the achievements of its 65 learners. This year 23 young people are graduating – 20 of whom have already secured employment or training placements.
The popular guest speaker was Sally Phillips, the actress from Miranda and the Bridget Jones film series.
Learners and staff at Foxes Academy in Minehead were delighted when Ben Graham, their Work Experience and Transition Manager, recently received an MBE. Ben was presented with the award by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge to recognise his services to ‘Vocational Training for Young Adults with Learning Disabilities’ at Buckingham Palace.
Foxes Academy learners were involved in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE) at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton. The learners were patient assessors representing the learning disabled community. After a guided tour they [...]
Foxes Academy held its end of term Christmas awards and celebrations at Butlins on Thursday, December 17th. It was a fitting end to an eventful year for the 300 learners, their families and friends, and [...]
Foxes Academy in Minehead has entered into a partnership with hotelier Hilton Worldwide to create learning and employment opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities. The Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson, made the announcement during a Disability [...]
Foxes Academy, a hospitality and training hotel for young adults with learning disabilities, is hosting a Disability Confident event where the Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson will speak about the business benefits of employing [...]