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.

Welsh 3000 conquered

27th July 2022

Pupils from Year 11 undertook the Welsh 3000 challenge at the end of term, climbing all of the 3000ft peaks in Snowdonia (14 peaks) in a continuous journey, including summiting Snowdon.

Sports Day

26th July 2022

5th July was a beautiful sunny day with an array of alternative and traditional events.  Alternative events included basketball, volleyball, run relays, rounders, benchball and a scavenger hunt. The long jump, discus, shotput, javelin, high jump and track events were among the traditional events.

Year 3-7 Activity Week

14th June 2022

What a fun few days they all had!

Old Applefordians’ Day

14th June 2022

It is always great to hear of our past pupils.  Quite a few came and enjoyed a fabulous day in the sunshine with our current families along with their dogs .

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 10 pupils complete their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition

31st May 2022

Pupils in Year 10 completed the expedition part of their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award.  

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