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 nearly 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.

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Term Dates 2019-20   -   17th January 2019

Term Dates for the new Academic year (2019/20) are now published. Plea...Read more

Fancy A Free Lunch?   -   17th January 2019

The Ilfracombe Academy has a system in place for children that will qu...Read more

Academic Excellence Evening 2019   -   11th January 2019

Thursday evening saw both past and present students invited to our ann...Read more

December Mock Timetable Year 11 & Year 13   -   29th November 2018

The December mock timetable has now been published for both Years 11 a...Read more

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