Amendment to start dates in September 2024

New school term begins on the below dates: 

  • Year 7 & Year 11’s will return on Wednesday 4thSeptember 2024.
  • Years 8,9,10 & IC (Rest of school) will return on Thursday 5thSeptember 2024.



Preparing pupils for a safe, happy and productive adult life
Main Number 01202 424361

About Us

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.

Governance – Academy Advisory Committee

Our Academy Advisory Committee (AAC) members strive to provide opportunities for all children to be successful in their academic, personal and social development.

Ambitions Academies Trust

Ambitions Academies Trust provides an outstanding education across all sectors – primary, secondary and special.

DFE School Performance


“You, the adults in the school, the local governing body, and the members of the Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) are passionate about improving the life chances for the pupils in the school” OFSTED 2017

Parent View

A link to the Parent View (OFSTED) website