Founded in 1826, The Deaf Academy, formally Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education has been a hub for education for thousands of students over 195 years. 

We hope to share our history and student stories, but need your help. Have you attended the Academy? We’re looking to reconnect with alumni through the ages and share your life stories. 

 Have you had an interesting career, has it just began? How did your time at The Deaf Academy (Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education) shape your life experiences? 

If you would like to share your story please fill out the form below. We may contact you to discuss your answers further. Please list your preferred method of communication and language. We will do our best to faciliate this. 

We will not share your details with any third parties, but we will securely keep your details so we can contact you again in the future for further discussions and to invite you to alumni events. 


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Sarah Ankers

Sarah Ankers

Occupation Therapist

Ieeke Green-Roberts

Ieeke Green-Roberts

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Sarah and Ieeke will be your points of contact regarding your progression since the Deaf Academy. Please email them if you have any questions. Sarah and Ieeke may contact you to ask you more questions. If they do, they will set up a short informal interview to discuss your experiences at the Academy and your life experiences since leaving. We aim to share a variety of different stories on our website to show the destinations of leavers.