Senior School

Old Applefordians Day

4th July 2023

  What a fabulous day we had for Old Applefordians’ Day.  The sun shone, the Silver Band played, and parents and pupils, past and present, all enjoyed a wonderful day.  

Camino Trip 2023

4th July 2023

  Eleven pupils from Appleford are walking a section of the Camino Route.  

Coronation Celebrations

9th May 2023

Thank you to the Friends of Appleford for the commemorative Coronation mugs which Mrs Filkins presented each child  during our Coronation Celebration Assembly.  The whole school enjoyed forming the shape of a crown.  

Wheelchair Basketball

9th May 2023

The Year 9  and 10 BTEC Sport groups were invited to attend a session on wheelchair basketball led by Nova Sports and Coaching.  The session was a brilliant introduction to this excellent sport and the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They picked up the skills quickly and took to the game with great enthusiasm.  

ISI – Appleford is Excellent

28th February 2023

We are delighted to announce that the ISI have deemed Appleford School, yet again, as Excellent. Please do read the report as I believe the ISI inspectors have summarised the true essence of Appleford and this could only be achieved through the efforts of the entire school and our parents. 2023 ISI Inspection Report

Visit to Swindon Town Football Club

29th September 2022

Pupils from Appleford visited Swindon Town FC for a training session and tour of the stadium. The coaches at Swindon were impressed not only with the boys’ effort and ability, but also commented on how polite, friendly and respectful they were.

The Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

9th September 2022

The thoughts and prayers of all the Appleford Community are with His Majesty The King, the Queen Consort, and all the Royal Family as we mourn the loss of Her Majesty The Queen.

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…

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