On Friday 28 June, 9 pupils accompanied by 4 staff members including the Headmaster David King, will be taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge. They will be climbing each of the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales in five days.

On Friday 5 July, Appleford School held a Topping Out ceremony to celebrate the last beam being placed at the top of a newly erected building in the school grounds. Appleford is a specialist school for pupils with

Appleford, the Shrewton school for children with dyslexia and associated learning difficulties, was recently inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and has received the top grade, ‘excellent’, in all areas.

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.

As part of their Book Week celebrations, the pupils and staff of Appleford School, were visited by story teller Lizzie Bryant. They were treated to a morning of Celtic myths and legends and  all sat transfixed as they listened to stories about giants, magic and epic battles between good and evil. The morning was a great success and the mystical tales really captured the pupils’ imagination.