Preparing pupils for a safe, happy and productive adult life
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Preparing pupils for a safe, happy and productive adult life

Our approach is to develop strong relationships with our pupils empowering them to face and embrace challenge in a safe and consistent environment.

Our School

Iford Academy is a special school for secondary aged pupils, most of whom have an Education Health and Care Plan.

Vision and Ethos

The school prides itself on building strong and trusting relationships, through an attachment aware approach.

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to prepare our pupils for a safe, happy and productive adult life.

Parental Support

Support and advice for parents/carers

Pupil Portal

Information and advice for pupils

Key Information

Useful information about school.

Latest from Twitter

RT @irenesmith1966: Yet another amazing opportunity for some of our Year 10 students, thank you @AFCBCommunity @willo_9 fantastic time had…


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Year 7 and 9 enjoying some early jubilee celebrations with their own party in the park.


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A group of our year 10 pupils took part in a hike over the Dorset coastal path this week. We visited dancing Ledge as part of our Health and Fitness qualification. The pupils planned all the expedition. We will now be looking to plan an overnight camping trip in the summer term.


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Meet some of the team

Leigh Bailey-Pearce

Iford Academy

Nicki Morton

Director of Special Education
Ambitions Academies Trust

Sian Thomas

Chief Executive Officer
Ambitions Academies Trust