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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]