The Queen Elizabeth's Educational Foundation is an Educational Charity. The modern version of this charity was established in 1996 when a number of individual charities pertaining to education in Crediton were amalgamated in consultation with the Charities Commission.
QE Academy Trust has links dating back to 1547 and the original Foundation Charities date back to 1921.
The Foundation provides a wide variety of support and financial assistance for the new Academy and its past and present pupils up to the age of 25.
The Foundation provides bursary grants for students leaving the Academy to go on to University, Further Education, Apprenticeships and Vocational Training, to assist in the purchase of books. It also considers requests from students and staff, through the Academy Principal, to provide funds for educational visits or equipment for extra - curricular activities.
The Foundation contributes towards entry fees for Ten Tors Challenge
At the Annual Prize Giving Ceremony book tokens are awarded to high performing students in recognition of their academic artistic, creative, moral or physical achievements.
The Academy also holds a Sixth Form Extension Awards Evening, and the foundation assists financially with prizes for this event.
The Foundation has provided funds to buy gardening tools.
The Foundation has both nominated and co-opted trustees. Nominated trustees represent Devon County Council, The Crediton Church Corporation, The Hayward's Educational Foundation and QE Academy Trust.
In addition there are five co-opted trustees.
Further enquires or applications for assistance to the Foundation should initially be made by contacting the Clerk to the trustees, Mike Armstrong.
Enquires to:Mr M W Armstrong
Last updated: 22 November 2011