Mr. Spence is an international educator with more than 20 years of teaching experience, much of it in working in independent schools in South America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. He has a qualification in International Leadership and Management and believes strongly that quality teaching and an enriching learning environment are essential for young people to achieve their maximum potential.
“Torbay is famous for its sandy beaches and vibrant student life, but here we also have the ability to get students into top UK universities thanks to our academic experience and highly qualified teaching staff.”
Trevor Spence, Headmaster
EF Academy Torbay
EF Academy Torbay
The EF Academy Torbay campus is situated in a modern-day castle on a hill overlooking the city. In 2012, the campus underwent a multi-million dollar renovation that opened a new state-of the- art classroom building with spacious multimedia classrooms, technology centers, interactive science laboratories, art and music studios, and student lounge and study centers.
A community rich in history
Torbay is located in the idyllic south west county of Devon. It has been a favourite English destination since the late 18th century. Consisting of the beach-front towns of Paignton, Torquay and Brixham, Torbay forms “The English Riviera” with over 22 kilometres of golden sand beaches. The area is blessed by a warm climate and the most sunshine in England. Studying at EF Academy Torbay, you have it all: beautiful weather and surroundings, fantastic school amenities, and a safe, clean and peaceful environment.
EF Academy Torbay students have a successful track record of performing well on exams and gaining admission to top universities. The individual attention they receive from teachers has helped them achieve a 94% pass rate on A-level exams. Torbay students have gone on to study at Cambridge, the London School of Economics, Imperial College London and elsewhere.