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

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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

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. 
Exchange Programme Activities 2014

Exchange Programme Activities 2014

01 October 2014
ExPro is the international student exchange programme for Cognita schools, offering exciting ways for students to develop their linguistic, social...
European Language Week

European Language Week

30 September 2014
European Language Week is an initiative of the Council of Europe held in September/October to celebrate language and cultural...
World War One - Together we will remember

World War One - Together we will remember

15 September 2014
The pupils and staff of Akeley Wood School are commemorating the centenary of the First World War by launching two special initiatives. 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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