At Akeley Wood School we know how to ignite the imagination of young minds. We succeed in being both challenging and supportive, providing academic excellence alongside a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities. Pupils’ academic progress is closely monitored, targets set, and levels of attainment constantly reviewed. Graduates of Akeley Wood feel comfortable in their own skin, making for a successful future.


Dr Jeremy Grundy MA (Oxon.): PhD (McGill) | Headmaster

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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

Equestrian Team News

Equestrian Team News

27 January 2014
Last Sunday our equestrian riders took part in Cedars Upper School show jumping competition at Bury Farm in Leighton Buzzard.
Akeley's Got Talent

Akeley's Got Talent

17 January 2014

Events

Sri Lanka Fundraising Ball

Sri Lanka Fundraising Ball

28 March 2014
Join us for the Sri Lanka Fundraising Ball at the Ballroom in Buckingham, including three course meal with wine and dancing until 1am.
Senior School Open Morning

Senior School Open Morning

20 March 2014
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

15 March 2014
Visit us for a tour of the school and a opportunity to meet our staff and pupils (2-4pm).
Cabaret

Cabaret

12 March 2014
Come and see our annual school production, the musical Cabaret. (Wednesday 12 th – Saturday 15 th March 2014)

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10 Apr

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10 Apr

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10 Apr

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24 Mar

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24 Mar

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19 Mar

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19 Mar

@TeamBath we did, it's fantastic! Well done.

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19 Mar

@PamelaCookey great article in The Telegraph! A great inspiration for the pupils of Akeley Wood School!

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19 Mar

@GarethADaviesDT Hello Gareth, do you have a contact at G.I for the image used in your fabulous write up about our Ex Pupil Pamela Cookey?

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19 Mar

Ex Akeley Wood pupil Pamela Cookey is England captain and a key player with Team Bath, England's most successful... http://t.co/6Zr2xGDpaV

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14 Mar

Congratulations to Akeley Wood Junior School Boys’ Choir who took the Milton Keynes Festival by storm last... http://t.co/8QdnpyWFCu