Teacher Steve Birch has retired from Appleford School after 26 years. Pupils and staff at Appleford said their final farewells to Steve Birch on Friday 17 October. Mr Birch has been with the school since it first opened its doors to pupils with dyslexia and associated...

APPLEFORD School in Shrewton has a new headmaster. David King joins the school, which caters for children with dyslexia, with 17 years of experience in the primary school sector, followed by work in the business sector before returning to education as headmaster of two independent special senior schools.