Senior School

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…

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…

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