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


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Experience work placements, extracurricular activities and get involved with charities


Nationally recognised qualifications and training in a working hotel

Events / Term Dates

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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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Latest News

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. [...]

Foxes Academy is Named Disability Confident Leader

Foxes Academy has been recognised for the excellent work it does around disability. Tracey Clare-Gray, Principal was invited to London to receive a Disability Confident Leaders Award from Penny Mordaunt, the Minister for Disabled People, Health [...]

Spook-tacular Halloween Party

Spooky goings on took place at Foxes Academy’s Halloween party. Ghosts, cats, witches and zombies danced the night away to the latest hits and some Halloween golden oldies. The spooktacular decorations which included pumpkins, bats, skulls and [...]

Former Student Sarah Attends Employment Discussion in London

The government’s ambition to get one million more people with disabilities into work will give disabled people the ability to be self-sufficient and achieve their aspirations. We wholeheartedly support this. Foxes Academy's vision is to [...]

Foxes Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

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.

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