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

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...
The Winning Formula

The Winning Formula

05 November 2014
Pupils from Akeley Wood School were very fortunate last week to be given an insight into the most cutting edge technology at the MERCEDES AMG...
Preparing for Senior School

Preparing for Senior School

29 October 2014
Akeley Wood School is hosting an evening to address any parental or pupil concerns in anticipation of the transition from Junior School to...
Akeley Wood Beats the Storm

Akeley Wood Beats the Storm

23 October 2014
In true Duke of Edinburgh spirit the groups navigated their way through some of the most difficult areas of the forest keeping the morale high....
U16 Hockey Team through to the Regional Round of the National School Championships!

U16 Hockey Team through to the Regional Round of the National School Championships!

23 October 2014
Akeley Wood U16s are through the the Regional Round of the National School Championships!  
World War 1 - Trench Corridor Construction Underway

World War 1 - Trench Corridor Construction Underway

21 October 2014
Staff, pupils and parents set to work over the weekend in the corridor leading to the History Department. 

Events

Nursery and Junior School Open Day

Nursery and Junior School Open Day

20 January 2015
Visit us for a tour of the school and a opportunity to meet our staff and pupils (9:30am-11am).
Akeley Wood Christmas Fayre

Akeley Wood Christmas Fayre

29 November 2014
Christmas is fast approaching.  Please join us this Saturday at the Junior School for our Christmas Fayre.  There will be Tombolas,...

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25 Nov

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03 Nov

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03 Nov

Well done to Megan Thompson at Horse of the Year Show! 9th in a National Class '128cm Show Pony' Fantastic!

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29 Oct

The Akeley Wood Sri Lanka team get a mention in the Telegraph.... http://t.co/2MOOIxD0k1

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28 Oct

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28 Oct

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28 Oct

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28 Oct

Akeley Wood's Novice Team Katie Leach, Megan Thompson, Josh Cowan and Izzy Byron competed last Sunday and... http://t.co/YXiJKkHHvE

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26 Oct

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22 Oct

Another fun filled day in Dubai with some excellent sporting performances and a trip to the Grand Mosque,... http://t.co/62Xq8ang6G

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21 Oct

The Music Department at Akeley Wood have had a very industrious first half term. Currently there are over one... http://t.co/AfYvFenQdL

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21 Oct

Day 2 of the Dubai Sports tour: Kicked off with a visit to the Burj Khalifa, the World's tallest building, before... http://t.co/GycMrQyfqe

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17 Oct

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