About Us

Appleford is a leading independent, co-educational Prep and Senior school for children aged 7 to 16, with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties such as Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia. We offer full boarding, weekly boarding, flexi boarding and day provision, set in 8 acres of stunning parkland 12 miles from Salisbury.

At Appleford we have happy children who all benefit from …

  • A full curriculum leading to GCSEs and BTECs in a range of subjects
  • Small class sizes in all subjects
  • The highest levels of ICT provision and specialist resources
  • Teachers with a high level of specialist qualification and experience
  • A strong professional Learning Support team, including HCPC registered Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists
  • High levels pastoral support geared to the needs of the individual
  • Extensive co-curricular clubs and activities including Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Outstanding PE and sport provision
  • Fantastic adventure opportunities including foreign travel, expeditions and outdoor pursuits
  • Experienced, mature and caring Houseparents in warm and friendly boarding houses
  • Traditional values and an ethos based on developing confidence, celebrating success and continuous support
  • Consistently awarded the highest possible grades by the Independent Schools Inspectorate
  • Approved by the DfES under Section 324 of The Education Act 1996
  • Accredited by ISA (Independent Schools Association)
  • Approved by CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Children)
  • Member of the BDA (British Dyslexic Association)
  • Member of BSA (Boarding Schools Association)

A unique path to success

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