Senior School

CAVA Qualification for 4 members of Appleford Staff

8th September 2022

Huge congratulations to four  members of Appleford staff who achieved Level 3 Certificate in Assessing and Vocational Achievement (CAVA) qualification. The CAVA qualification is a nationally recognised qualification for assessors. It provides instructors with the knowledge and skills required to assess learners at their workplace and in a classroom environment. Our achievers, Jemma Taylor (Director of…

Artwork and Photography

28th July 2022

Some of the wonderful work from our GCSE Art and Photography exhibition.

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…

Summer Ball

27th July 2022

What a memorable end to the school year for Year 10 and 11 pupils at their Summer Masquerade Prom. A marquee within the Sports Hall with dance floor, mocktail bar, buffet and music.

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.

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.

Good Schools Guide

1st November 2021

Appleford was delighted to recently welcome the Good Schools Guide to tour the school, meet with pupils, staff and communicate with parents. Here is ‘The Last Word’ from their feedback report: “Appleford gives you the grounding of a traditional education with the support of expert dyslexia teaching. Sophisticated IT, outdoor activities and a nurturing, small…

Year 10 BTEC Visit Local Pre-School

30th September 2021

Pupils from Year 10 had the opportunity to visit a local pre-school this morning as part of their BTEC unit “Supporting children’s learning through everyday experiences.” Mrs Bues (teacher) said that it was a very useful hands-on learning experience for the Appleford pupils, getting involved with the pre-school children and their activities and she was…

Fantastic Exam Results!

24th August 2021

We are thrilled to announce that our amazing pupils have achieved some incredible exam results, showing that our unique path to success really does work.   AS Level – 100% pass at Grades A to B GCSE – 91% pass at Grades 4-9 CoPE – 100% pass at Level 2 and 3 BTEC – 100%…

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