Foxes Academy A GSG School
- Foxes Academy
- Head: Ms Tracey Clare-Gray
- T 01643 708529
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- A special state school for pupils aged from 16 to 25
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Somerset
- Pupils: 74
- Religion: Does not apply
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
One parent explained, ‘Social and independence skills have improved dramatically. Beyond our wildest expectations (she can shower and wash her own hair now and go out into the community for basic shopping needs). This has had the knock on effect of reducing some of her anxiety, which has also improved her behaviour with family and friends.’
What the school says...
Located on the seafront of the beautiful West Somerset holiday town of Minehead, Foxes Academy is the training hotel and catering college for young people with learning disabilities.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since June 2015, Tracey Clare-Gray. Originally from Gloucestershire, Tracey was vice-principal at Foxes Academy for three years before taking on the role of principal. Studied geology at the University of Gloucester, history at the OU, and a PGCE at Exeter. After teaching humanities at Dartford Grammar, and then Prince William School, Northamptonshire, Tracey spent four years at the International Lycee in Ferney-Voltaire. Last post before Foxes was director of studies at Altwood School in Maidenhead.
Enjoys reading and walking, and is pretty keen on a good night out – a party in Chamonix was on the cards for the weekend. Camera-shy, Tracey spent most of the time hiding from the TV crew filming the Special Needs Hotel (Channel 5 series), but was impressed with the result. Since becoming principal she’s been...
Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory||Y|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges||Y|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|