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The New Deaf Academy in Exmouth has been designed by Deaf people for Deaf people. It will deliver world-class education and residential care facilities that our inspiring students deserve. Our community appeal aims to raise £250,000 to make this happen.

Imagine the feeling of isolation when you can’t find a way to communicate with anyone. Not even your parents. You can’t understand what they are saying or make yourself heard. For many Deaf children this is an everyday reality.

We are a charity that gives isolated children the gift of language. We pride ourselves in teaching our visual learners a rich curriculum in both British Sign Language and English, but crumbling, outdated buildings limit the difference we can make for our Deaf young people.

Join us and help raise £250,000 to build our New Deaf Academy.

Our students believe they can achieve anything. With your support, the New Deaf Academy will mean there is no limit to their ambitions.

Your support could help to...

 Kit out a bedroom, creating a safe, homely space for a student

 Equip a specialist classroom to teach our visual learners

Install vital acoustics throughout the build to maximise access to sound

Deaf College students

Meet our students...

Connor, 19

“I can remember the day I arrived. I was sat in the corner texting my mum: ‘Oh my god! I don’t even know how to sign or communicate with people!’ But, then something exceptional happened…"

Molly, 16

“When I started teaching Molly drama I could see she had natural ability. It would be fantastic if she became a Deaf actor in the future as there are not many similar role models for Deaf young people.”

Jesse, 8

“It’s been a huge relief for us, because we are safe in the knowledge that he is being looked after and is going to have a great future. That’s enabled us to relax and to enjoy him for who he is.”


Set up an online fundraising page, take part in an event, support us through your school, local group or company, or organise your own fundraiser. However you want to get involved, we’ll support you all the way.
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Set up a regular donation, leave a one-off gift or sign up to our weekly lottery and be in with the chance to win.
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Spread the world

Help to spread the word about our plans for the new Academy and the difference it will make to young Deaf lives. Join our social media channels and help us let everyone know
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volunteer your time or your experience. Help at an event, join our Voluntary group, or give talks about our work.
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