The pupils of Akeley Wood School are both stretched and supported.  Pupil’s targets are set and their levels of attainment are constantly monitored in order that they achieve their full potential.  Alongside academic excellence Akeley Wood School offers a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities to complement a pupil’s studies, ensuring that graduates of Akeley Wood are comfortable in their own skin and are headed for a bright future.


Mrs Jenny Clough | Head MA (Cantab), PGCE

For parents

FAQs and insights

Individualised learning

Individualised learning

At Akeley Wood, we create an individual programme of learning for each student to set them the right level of academic challenge and achieve beyond their targets.

University destinations

University destinations

Our Sixth Formers go on to study at some of the top universities.

Wrap-around care

Wrap-around care

We offer wrap-around care from 7.45am to 6pm at the Junior School.

House system

House system

Our house system is an integral part of Akeley Wood and encourages camaraderie and friendly rivalry through a series of house challenges and competitions.

Scholarships Available

We offer Scholarships that award true excellence in Academia, Music, Art and Sport.

News

Fantastic Inspection Report!

Fantastic Inspection Report!

20 May 2015
Staff and students at Akeley Wood Senior School are celebrating after School Inspectors once again judged the School to be...
Alumnus John Ostroff visits Akeley Wood

Alumnus John Ostroff visits Akeley Wood

15 May 2015
What a wonderful visit we had today from ex-pupil John Ostroff and his wife Pat.  John was a boader at Akeley Wood School in 1947 at...
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

24 March 2015
A beautiful girl, a hideous beast, an egomaniacal baddie and an enchanted castle full of animated household items – what could be more...
Viewing the Solar Eclipse at Akeley Wood School

Viewing the Solar Eclipse at Akeley Wood School

23 March 2015
Pupils at Akeley Wood School gathered with excitement on Friday 20 th March to experience the breath-taking solar eclipse.
Patron of Reading Rhian Ivory's Workshop

Patron of Reading Rhian Ivory's Workshop

11 February 2015
Our Patron of Reading Rhian Ivory's account of her workshop at Tile House Mansion in January 2015.
Iceland Trip 2014

Iceland Trip 2014

05 November 2014
On Monday 20th October, 26 students and 5 staff left Akeley Wood for Heathrow Airport to catch their flight to Reykjavik in Iceland. The three...

Events

Senior School Open Morning

Senior School Open Morning

26 June 2015
Visit us to see the school in action and the opportunity to meet our staff and pupils (9am–12pm).
Nursery and Junior School Open Day

Nursery and Junior School Open Day

09 June 2015
Visit us for a tour of the school and an opportunity to meet our staff and pupils.  

Tweets

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15 May

Year 4 at the Frontier Centre, Irthlingborough. All arrived safely, looking forward to a fun couple of days! http://t.co/UlRipsPdHG

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15 May

We are delighted to announce that Tracey Abbott, our Junior School SENCo, has been awarded a Highly Commended in... http://t.co/8IADMcL8y9

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15 May

Well done to Mrs Abbott who is currently at the Cognita Schools Excellence Awards in Singapore. We hope you're... http://t.co/fw7E7Xmifi

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15 May

Well done to Year 1 for a fantastic Assembly today. We all heard so much about endangered animals and thought... http://t.co/ec0N1L7roz

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13 May

Another glorious morning here at Akeley Wood School.

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12 May

Politically correct. Last Thursday the pupils at Tile House Mansion and Akeley Wood were given the opportunity... http://t.co/UXABE3JPX5

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11 May

This weekend saw the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Assessment Expedition set off for the Hartington area of the Peak... http://t.co/3DHqriEVjX

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11 May

On Friday 1st May, children from Akeley Wood Junior School travelled to London and interviewed Kakenya Ntaiya.... http://t.co/FAd2QLMWvB

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08 May

Akeley Wood Musician of the Year Congratulations to all of our musicians who performed at the Prize Winners... http://t.co/qEjeLACcJ7

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07 May

We that hope all our Year 5 children enjoy their action packed PGL trip. We look forward to sharing some... http://t.co/S7onbEKUJN

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30 Apr

Smile - Senior School photograph today, let's hope the rain cloud holds off. http://t.co/LPx2XcBwaA

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30 Apr

Smile! Senior School photograph today! http://t.co/dNGkwdU0hD

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26 Apr

Good Luck to Mr Andrew Jackson, Assistant Director of Sport, who is running the London Marathon today. He is... http://t.co/QbiBolawTr

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24 Apr

The Junior School & Nursery had great fun celebrating St. George's Day this week. The Nursery children took part... http://t.co/wceZxpIj63

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22 Apr

Good Morning from Akeley

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29 Mar

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29 Mar

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29 Mar

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