Youssef’s Story with NHS Musgrove Park

Youssef aged 22 doesn’t let his disabilities stand in the way of him demonstrating his employability and work skills. NHS Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton has given Youssef weekly work experience in its busy kitchen providing 1200 meals each day for patients. This enables him to transfer the food preparation expertise he has learnt at Foxes [...]

Youssef’s Story with NHS Musgrove Park 2018-05-23T14:40:26+00:00

Fantastic Double First at National Waiters’ Day 2018

Foxes Academy learners were excited to be a part of National Waiter’s Day 2018 which took place in Hyde Park, London. Four students and three former students ran the 100m race carrying a bottle of water and a glass balanced on a tray. Dropping them would have meant being disqualified from the race. The ‘real [...]

Fantastic Double First at National Waiters’ Day 2018 2018-05-21T14:52:49+00:00

It’s a Double Celebration

Foxes Named Overall FE Provider and Specialist Provider 2018 at TES FE Awards Foxes Academy has achieved double success at the education sector’s most prestigious national awards by being named the Specialist Provider AND the Overall FE Provider for 2018. We were chosen from 100 shortlisted individuals and organisations across 17 categories – a truly [...]

It’s a Double Celebration 2018-03-05T16:25:37+00:00

Foxes Recognised as Overall FE Provider and Specialist Provider 2018 at TES FE Awards!

Foxes Academy has been recognised with two major awards - the ‘Overall FE provider of the year’ award and the 'Specialist provider of the year’ award at the annual Tes FE Awards 2018. The Event Winners attended a black-tie event at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, hosted by the comic and actor Alan Davies, where [...]

Foxes Recognised as Overall FE Provider and Specialist Provider 2018 at TES FE Awards! 2018-02-28T11:04:13+00:00

Foxes Gets Festive

Foxes Academy’s learners, staff and parents gathered at Minehead’s Regal Theatre last Friday to reflect on a year of change and triumph before they all departed for a well-earned Christmas break. Principal, Tracey Clare-Gray spoke to the audience of 300 people about how the students had achieved so much for others by serving 280 local [...]

Foxes Gets Festive 2017-12-18T14:06:47+00:00

Foxy SpringBoard Award For Regional Excellence

We were delighted to win ‘Best Regional Initiative’ at the SpringBoard 2017 Awards for Excellence last week in London. SpringBoard is the hospitality industry charity that supports young, unemployed people into work throughout the UK. The award recognised Foxes Academy's work experience programme which has been developed over the past 20 years and now has [...]

Foxy SpringBoard Award For Regional Excellence 2017-11-22T15:44:15+00:00

Councillor Chilcott Explains Why Voting Counts to Foxes Students

Foxes Academy held a ‘Careers Day’ last Friday for its first and second year students. It was a chance for these talented young people with learning disabilities to think about their futures, their aspirations and what types of jobs they may wish to pursue in the hospitality and catering industry when they graduate. Somerset County [...]

Councillor Chilcott Explains Why Voting Counts to Foxes Students 2017-11-20T15:50:34+00:00

In the spotlight – Foxes Academy

Aurora Group chief executive Stephen Bradshaw tells HealthInvestor UK how the recent acquisition of Foxes Academy could propagate further success stories – guided by the young people it supports Since founding Aurora Group in late October 2015, chief executive Stephen Bradshaw has overseen the group’s growth to include 13 schools and colleges today, spanning children’s and adults’ [...]

In the spotlight – Foxes Academy 2017-11-09T14:45:02+00:00

Food for Thought Lunch for Hospitality Leaders

On 31st October, Foxes Academy, in partnership with Springboard, The Camden Society and The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts held a sophisticated lunch hosted by Westminster Kingsway College, to promote the employment of people with learning disabilities within the hospitality industry. Currently, people with learning disabilities make up a disproportionately small amount of the workforce [...]

Food for Thought Lunch for Hospitality Leaders 2017-11-01T15:34:44+00:00
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