During Dyslexia Awareness Week, pupils from Appleford School took part in No Pens Day. This is a national speaking and listening event organised by the Communication Trust. The purpose of No Pens Day is to enable teachers to give students the opportunity to develop their...

Upper School pupils rose from their beds very early on a Friday morning to complete a challenge –The Sarsen Trail. This is a 26 mile walk linking the two World Heritage Sites of Avebury and Stonehenge. Their route was a tough undulating cross country walk...

Parents, staff and friends took part in a very successful golf event in the stunning location of the Celtic Manor Golf Course in Wales (where the 2010 Ryder Cup was held). All participants were awarded an engraved medal as a reminder of the event. Mr Cull...

The Appleford Scout Troop spent much of the first weekend of the Easter holidays working hard in the small woodland beside the Beeches. After camping out under sleeping shelters made only from tarpaulin, the Scouts cooked their own breakfast on the campfire and got ready...

Charlotte was crowned Izzi Stockton Prom Model 2017 at a prom model competition in Taunton. The competition was open to all year 11 girls in the Somerset area. Charlotte said: “I am so thrilled to have won the prom model final and I can’t wait to...

This Spring Term the pupils in Lower School have been studying Romans. This culminated in a Roman banquet including spit roasted dormice, peacock tongues, wild boar sausages and a variety of whole fish, along with olives, figs and breads. The guest of honour was Emperor Claudius,...

36 pupils spent a week having a wonderful time on the ski slopes of La Molina, Spain. Many of the pupils enhanced their skiing and were moved up to more advanced ski groups. The hotel and facilities were all excellent and feedback from the pupils...