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

Year 11 Celebrates Fantastic GCSE Results!

Year 11 Celebrates Fantastic GCSE Results!

21 August 2014
Staff and pupils at Akeley Wood School are celebrating after another year of excellent GCSE results.
A Level Success for Akeley Wood School

A Level Success for Akeley Wood School

14 August 2014
Pupils at Akeley Wood School celebrate A Level results! Akeley Wood School is proud to announce excellent A Level results in 2014. ...
School admissions update

School admissions update

29 July 2014
Akeley Wood Junior and Senior Schools are open throughout the Summer holiday to take admissions enquiries and meet parents keen on securing a...
Senior School Sports Day 2014

Senior School Sports Day 2014

30 June 2014
On Wednesday the 25 th of June Akeley Wood Senior School held its annual Sports Day.  Congratulations to Hillcrest who won...
Dubai 24hr Cycle

Dubai 24hr Cycle

26 June 2014
On Friday 13 th June 41 courageous Year 9 and 10 pupils completed a sponsored 24 hour cycle challenge in the sports dome at Akeley Wood School....
Headship Appointment

Headship Appointment

18 June 2014
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Jenny Clough as Headmistress from September 2014.  Mrs Clough will take over the...

Events

Senior School Open Morning and Art Exhibition

Senior School Open Morning and Art Exhibition

27 June 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 May 2014
Visit us for a tour of the school and a opportunity to meet our staff and pupils (9:30am-11am).

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14 Aug

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28 Jul

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25 Jul

Sri Lanka update: Amazing last day. Donated Dan's oxygen machine to the hospital and had a heartbreaking tour of... http://t.co/OYu2uw6GKR

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25 Jul

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25 Jul

Sri Lanka update: The Sri Lanka team had a slow start on Saturday but did a few hours painting so we could be... http://t.co/zspaVgqvT1

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24 Jul

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21 Jul

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20 Jul

Year 8 in France on the waterspouts trip having fun in the sea! http://t.co/I2dN9gck88

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19 Jul

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