Welcome to The Ilfracombe Academy

Situated on a beautiful coastal site overlooking the town and the Bristol Channel, we are an 11-18 church academy, part of the St Christopher’s Trust. We have more than 1000 students on roll including a popular and expanding Sixth Form. Our students come from a wide geographical area stretching from the surfing beaches of Woolacombe across Exmoor to Lynton and the Somerset border.

We serve and support our community providing a child-centred education that reflects Christian values. Respecting the dignity and potential of each individual person and sensitive to the needs of a diverse society we strive to enhance and strengthen our values of Hope, Kindness, Courage, Integrity, Trust, Respect and Responsibility.

These values are central to our school. We are committed to the highest standards of academic excellence; we are dedicated to providing the best possible education for all our students by developing the knowledge, understanding and skills essential for learning and leading a fulfilled life.



AS and A2 Results Day 13th August 2015   -   16th July 2015

Arrangements for collection of results are: Year 13 collect your resul...Read more

GCSE Results Day 20th August 2015   -   16th July 2015

The school will be open for students to collect their results from 9.0...Read more

Academy Students Visit The Houses of Parliament   -   13th July 2015

On Tuesday 7th July, a group of Year 9 History students left Ilfracomb...Read more

Science Takes Centre Stage at The Ilfracombe Academy   -   13th July 2015

Have you ever wondered; how to keep the slugs off your prized vegetabl...Read more