Prep School

Speech Day 2022

27th July 2022

This year at Speech Day we said goodbye to Mr King as Headmaster of Appleford (remaining as the School Development Adviser), and welcomed Mrs Filkins (current Head of Pastoral Care) to the position of Headmistress in September. Speech Day ended with a drinks reception on the top lawn where gifts of appreciation were presented to…

Year 3-7 Activity Week

14th June 2022

What a fun few days they all had!

Year 8 Activity Week

9th June 2022

Year 8 had a fantastic few days in the sun, and rain, exploring around Swanage, including beach trips, cliff walks, Corfe Castle and fish and chips by the sea.    

Silver Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education

1st June 2022

Head of Learning Support, Mrs Mitchell, wins the national Silver Pearson Award for her outstanding commitment to the pupils at Appleford. Mrs Mitchell has now been shortlisted for the Gold Award, to be announced during the Autumn Term.

Year 7 Bikeability

17th May 2022

The Year 7s enjoyed a brilliant week of completing their Bikeability Level 1 and Level 2 course. Symon, the instructor was incredibly impressed by their excellent behaviour and determination to do their best. Well done Year 7!  

Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 visit Alex Holt Forest School

22nd March 2022

Pupils from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 had a great time visiting the Alex Holt Forest School as part of their Forest School curriculum. They learnt about animals, practiced camouflage, made forest floor art and learnt how to spot animal tracks

Year 8 Visit Windsor Castle

22nd March 2022

Year 8 (and staff) had the most tremendous day at Windsor Castle. They completed their photography tasks and historical fact finding by asking a lot of questions of the Windsor Castle staff who were very accommodating, kind and helpful. They also complimented our Appleford students on their good manners, charm and thirst for knowledge.  

Prep School Lunch Time Clubs

31st January 2022

Prep School have been having great fun, enjoying their Clubs during their lunch breaks.    

Christmas Fair

23rd November 2021

A huge thank you to the Friends of Appleford for organising the wonderful Christmas Fair.

Remembrance Day

11th November 2021

The Prep and Senior pupils, and all the staff, joined the Head Master and Prefects in a very moving act of Remembrance.

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