Policies and Reports

*Please note, where a policy reads ‘Co-Principals’, this should now be read as ‘Principal’.

Academy contact details

Address: The Deaf Academy, 1 Douglas Avenue, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2AU

Phone: 01395 203130
BSL users, text only to: 

Email: reception@thedeafacademy.ac.uk


Please see our admissions page. Our admissions policy can be found here.

Appeals policy for external qualifications
This policy can be found here.


Latest Ofsted reports
View the Deaf Academy Ofsted Full Report Jan 2019 and College Monitoring Report Feb 2020.

College Ofsted Report Jan 2019

Ofsted Interim report 2020

Residential Care inspection report May 2019 

Children’s home inspection report Feb 2020


Exam and assessment results
View Exam Results Report 18-19.


Examination Contingency Plan
View the Examination Contingency Plan.


 Exam Policy
View exam policy here.


DfE performance table
View our performance table on the Department for Education website here.


Behaviour policy
Our behaviour policy (including exclusion procedure) and anti-bullying policy can both be found here.



Curriculum Overview

School curriculum & College curriculum



Covid 19

 Education COVID-19 Risk Assessment 

 Residential COVID-19 Risk Assessment

COVID-19 Operational Guidance

COVID-19 Premises Risk Assessment


Pupil premium
Our Pupil Premium Grant Report 2019-2020 and latest expenditure can be found here.


Our trustees and governors
Please follow the link to find out more about our trustees and governors. The scheme of delegation can be found here.


Charging policy
The Charging policy can be found here.


Vision and values
Read about what we stand for here.


Equality policy
The policy can be found here.


E-safety policy
The policy can be found here.


Financial information
Our most recent annual report and financial statements can be found here.


Special Educational Needs (SEN) policy
This policy can be found here.


The Deaf Academy is committed to safeguarding. Every member of staff undertakes compulsory safeguarding training. You can find our Safeguarding and child protection policy here. Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is James Heaver.


Complaints Policy and Procedures
View our  Complaints Policy and Procedure.


Statement of Purpose
Click here to view our Statement of Purpose.


 Transition Policy
This policy can be found here.


Request paper copies
We will provide a paper copy of any information on this website, free of charge, upon request.
Please email reception@thedeafacademy.ac.uk or write to us at 1 Douglas Avenue, Exmouth EX8 2AU