About Us

We are Akeley Wood: a bold, contemporary and creative school with a rich heritage, celebrating independence and nurturing well-rounded and compassionate young people with a lifelong love of learning.

Welcome from the Head

Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. Learn more about Akeley from the Head Mrs Jenny Clough.

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History & Ethos

Akeley Wood School has a rich heritage dating back to the mid-19th century. Today, we continue to foster a strong sense of community for the 900 children in our care.

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Academic Quality & Results

Our Students leave socially and emotionally prepared for the next stage of their journey, and enjoy enviable academic success, with GCSE and A-level results to be proud of.

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Exceptional Potential

From working with authors and musicians to coding with scientists at Bletchley Park, our gifted and talented programme offers children a range of experiences to inspire and stretch them.

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Learning Support

Akeley Wood is committed to being an inclusive school and our special education needs team is on hand to provide tailored and one-on-one support to children with learning difficulties.

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Inspection Reports

School Inspection Service has praised the high quality teaching and learning and broad range of curriculum subjects we offer at Akeley Wood, alongside excellent pastoral care.

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School Policies

School Policies are very important to the efficient and effective running of the school. If you can’t find the policy you are looking for, please let us know and we will be happy to help.

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Destinations for Higher Education

We support our students in mapping out the next stage of their journey, from studying at elite UK and international universities and further education institutions to following their vocational calling.

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Staff List

Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible experience for students at Akeley Wood be it through teaching, administration, admissions or caretaking.

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Job Vacancies

High quality education relies on having the best staff on hand to inspire and support young minds. Our vacancies are noted here and we would be delighted to hear from you.

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Cognita

Cognita is a global leader in independent education, committed to seeing children achieve their full potential.

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