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Interim Reports for Years 7, 8 and 9

You will soon be receiving information about your child’s academic progress in the autumn term.  To help you understand the interim report,   please see the attached PowerPoint presentation.  If you have any further questions, please contact the relevant Head of Year. Key Stage 3 Assessment December 2016

Admission Arrangements 2018-19 – Under Consultation

The Consultation runs 1 November to 6 January and is hosted at Admissions Arrangements 2018-19 – PROPOSED

‘Creepy Clowns’ Police Warnings as Craze Spreads to North Devon

As you are probably aware, there is a developing trend of people dressing up as clowns and attempting to scare members of the public. The phenomenon started in the USA over the summer, but it has now spread across the world. Unfortunately this issue has reached North Devon and there have been a number of […]

Progress of the New School Build

Progress of the New School Build

The Senior Leadership Team toured the site of the new school build on Wednesday 5th October. Click on the image below to view the gallery.

Great Results for Students at A Level and GCSE

Great Results for Students at A Level and GCSE

Well done to our A Level and GCSE students on some great results this year. At A Level the pass rate was between 98 and 99% again, with many subjects including History, Mathematics and Chemistry   achieving A*-B in over 50% of their grades. Congratulations to our Year 13 students who are off to universities including Oxford, […]

Results Day Information – A Level and GCSE

GCE AS/A2 Results – Thursday 18th August 2016 Year 13/14: Results will be available for you to collect between 9.00 – 11.00 am in the library. Mrs Tucker will be available with Mrs Dickenson to share your good news but also to help and support any students who fall short of their grades for their […]

Students Performance of ‘The Tempest’ Creates a Storm!

Students Performance of ‘The Tempest’ Creates a Storm!

After the successes of previous performances ‘100’ (2014) and ‘The Bruce Kane Comedy Showcase’ (2015) we decided, it was time to raise the bar and raise the profile of Stage Right and what better way to do that than with a classic. Five months, forty students, one classic Shakespearian text; the process of The Tempest […]

Strike by the National Union of Teachers – Tuesday 5th July

As you may be aware the NUT have called a national strike of their members for 5th July. The Ilfracombe Academy will remain open for all year groups other than Year 8.  The decision to stand Year 8 down for the day is because it is Year 6 Induction Day and therefore we have an […]

Year 11 Prom 2016

Year 11 Prom 2016

As always, the annual occurrence of the Year 11 prom was truly spectacular.  After a busy year of hard work and an intensive and lengthy exam period, it was great to see the students finally relaxed and celebrating in style.  The evening at The Landmark Theatre was a huge success and all (including staff) had […]

Year 11 Exam Arrangements and Support

In the run up to this years’ public examinations the school is committed to providing on-going support to help your child prepare for their forthcoming GCSEs. Please find below details of exam arrangements and a timetable of booster sessions. Letter to Parents re Booster Classes May 2016 Year 11 Booster Classes Timetable  


New School Year:  Wednesday 5th September:  Year 7, 11 and 12 in school. Thursday 6th September:  All year groups in school.