We are a unique provision in the UK, offering young people with a range of different abilities and challenges - all of whom are Deaf or have hearing loss - a fantastic place to learn and grow.
Our Academy is a warm, friendly and safe place to live and study. We understand that our students are individuals, with unique needs and dreams for the future that deserve to be nurtured and encouraged. We want to make sure that every student who leaves the Academy goes out into the world confident and with the ability to communicate and achieve their goals.
We encourage our young people to explore their passions and develop a strong Deaf identity, while also supporting them to excel educationally. We are the first UK Deaf School to offer Supported Internships to our College students, and one of the few which offers a bilingual environment, where our students learn in both British Sign Language and English.
We hope you enjoy exploring our website, and please do get in touch if you have any questions.
Trudy Chappell and Sylvan Dewing
In 2020, we open Devon's new Deaf Academy in Exmouth. To find out more click here.