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

Superb GCSE results!

Superb GCSE results!

20 August 2015
Pupils did exceptionally well this year. More than half who studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and DT gained A* or A grades. 
 A Level Triumph!

 A Level Triumph!

13 August 2015
We are proud to announce exceptional A Level results this year. Students achieved a 98% overall pass rate with 47% of pupils achieving...
2nd at Hickstead!

2nd at Hickstead!

07 August 2015
Akeley’s Senior Equestrian Team, Maizy Davis, Georgia Wakelin and Izzy Byron came second in the Hurstpierpoint College National school's...
Fantastic Achievement for Tom Thornley (Yr 11) at the British Summer Swimming National Champs

Fantastic Achievement for Tom Thornley (Yr 11) at the British Summer Swimming National Champs

07 August 2015
A huge Congratulations to Tom Thornley, who has come away from the British Summer Swimming National Championships 2015 with a Gold medal, two...
Books for Africa Project

Books for Africa Project

03 July 2015
A big thank you to all those who helped out with our ‘Books for Africa’ project, it was a great success. 
Year 11 Prom Night

Year 11 Prom Night

30 June 2015
On Tuesday 23rd June at Silverstone Golf Club Akeley Wood School hosted a spectacular carnival themed Prom for the Year 11s to say congratulations...

Events

Senior School Open Morning

Senior School Open Morning

26 September 2015
Visit us to see the school in action and the opportunity to meet our staff and pupils (100am–1pm).
WoodFest 2015

WoodFest 2015

08 July 2015
Parents and pupils are invited to attend this year's Woodfest. Tickets available at the School Office.

Tweets

@Akeley_Wood

20 Aug

Fantastic GCSE results well done Year 11! Enjoy your well deserved celebrations! See you in September.

@Akeley_Wood

13 Aug

Well done to our A Level students. Great results today! We hope you are enjoying the day celebrating.

@Akeley_Wood

07 Aug

Second place for the Akeley Wood School Equestrian Team at Hickstead yesterday. Well Done Girls, another amazing... http://t.co/DBnAOTu9o6

@Akeley_Wood

07 Aug

A huge Congratulations to Tom Thornley, who has come away from the British Summer Swimming National Championships... http://t.co/DWjJtH99gG

@Akeley_Wood

30 Jul

Stream LIVE on the link below to watch Tom Thornley, who is going into Year 11 in September, compete at the... http://t.co/pPRcZU0Jbe

@Akeley_Wood

27 Jul

Our last day was certainly long and action-packed! Viewing elephants bathing, off to a spice garden for a lecture... http://t.co/vkl7wrNXRK

@Akeley_Wood

27 Jul

Another action-packed day for Team Volunteer Sri Lanka: watching the elephants bathing by the hotel, massages and... http://t.co/4dcgKKTmWK

@Akeley_Wood

25 Jul

After a hugely successful two weeks, and many emotional goodbyes, the team left Janaka's this morning to spend a... http://t.co/6dY3v8yCgE

@Akeley_Wood

19 Jul

A really early start today, but an amazing day for Team Volunteer Sri Lanka ...on safari! We were lucky enough to... http://t.co/1tyFbsQcRs

@Akeley_Wood

16 Jul

Another busy day: some of us were working with the bakery school students this morning, then all of us were... http://t.co/EOVEeTH9kt

@Akeley_Wood

16 Jul

The Year 8s have had an action packed last day on the beach! Giant paddle boarding followed by an afternoon of... http://t.co/IuCu4saeBm

@Akeley_Wood

16 Jul

We have had a great start to our Sri Lanka volunteering trip. Students have helped at projects including the... http://t.co/8Aw2MyWx8I

@Akeley_Wood

15 Jul

Following 2 days packed full of watersports on the beach, there is much excitement for the Waterpark today. Pupils... http://t.co/XDRHeIF9Ga

@Akeley_Wood

12 Jul

Hi to all Year 8 Watersports parents! We arrived safe and sound yesterday and have enjoyed a day on the beach... http://t.co/SN4YdyAme0

@Akeley_Wood

10 Jul

Many thanks to EventStream Media for capturing Woodfest at Akeley Wood Senior School with their drone. The... http://t.co/AhfdTWozQJ

@Akeley_Wood

09 Jul

An amazing time at Woodfest 2015 captured from above by drone. http://t.co/WItM7yKyCG

@Akeley_Wood

09 Jul

Woodfest 2015, we hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did. A fantastic evening had by all.

@Akeley_Wood

07 Jul

A beautiful evening at the Senior School ready for the Year 13 Leavers Drinks and Hog Roast.

@Akeley_Wood

03 Jul

A big thank you to all those who helped out with our ‘Books for Africa’ project, it was a great success. Over the... http://t.co/HdRpE0tbWy

@Akeley_Wood

03 Jul

Students enjoying Creative Curriculum on a Friday afternoon.