World Book Day & Library Opening

7th March 2023

As part of our World Book Day Celebrations, we officially opened our new Library in the Shepherd’s Hut.  It is great to have all our books in one place, creating a cosy environment in which to curl up with a good book.  

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

Pancake Races

23rd February 2023

The whole school enjoyed cheering on their Planets during the Prep and Senior School Pancake Races.

Ski Trip

7th February 2023

5o pupils have just returned after a fantastic ski trip to Andorra. The pupils were all wonderfully behaved and had a fantastic time.  

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.

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