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.  

Year 7 Bikeability

17th May 2022

The Year 7s enjoyed a brilliant week of completing their Bikeability Level 1 and Level 2 course. Symon, the instructor was incredibly impressed by their excellent behaviour and determination to do their best. Well done Year 7!  

Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 visit Alex Holt Forest School

22nd March 2022

Pupils from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 had a great time visiting the Alex Holt Forest School as part of their Forest School curriculum. They learnt about animals, practiced camouflage, made forest floor art and learnt how to spot animal tracks

Year 8 Visit Windsor Castle

22nd March 2022

Year 8 (and staff) had the most tremendous day at Windsor Castle. They completed their photography tasks and historical fact finding by asking a lot of questions of the Windsor Castle staff who were very accommodating, kind and helpful. They also complimented our Appleford students on their good manners, charm and thirst for knowledge.  

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