Akeley Wood School consistently impresses school inspection teams, whose glowing reports are testament to the continued hard work and commitment that goes into providing our students with the very best education in a safe and nurturing environment, unlocking creative spirits and building inquiring minds.

 


Here are a few extracts of what inspectors said about us following the most recent inspections:

Senior School

ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report 2018

In April 2018 Akeley Wood Senior School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for Regulatory Compliance: “The school meets the standards in the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and associated requirements, and no further action is required as a result of this inspection.”

Akeley Wood Senior School was judged to successfully meet the standards in relation to:

  • Quality of education provided
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils
  • Welfare, health and safety of pupils
  • Suitability of staff, supply staff and proprietors.
  • Premises of and accommodation at schools
  • Provision of information
  • Manner in which complaints are handled
  • Quality of leadership in and management of school


Junior School

ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection Report 2019

In June 2019 Akeley Wood Junior School was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for Regulatory Compliance: “The school meets the standards in the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and relevant requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, and associated requirements, and no further action is required as a result of this inspection. ”

Akeley Wood Junior School was judged to successfully meet the standards in relation to:

  • Quality of education provided
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils
  • Welfare, health and safety of pupils
  • Suitability of staff, supply staff and proprietors.
  • Premises of and accommodation at schools
  • Provision of information
  • Manner in which complaints are handled
  • Quality of leadership in and management of school


Nursery

Ofsted Inspection Report 2019

“Children arrive at the nursery eager to engage in play and learning.”

“Children are confident and are keen to learn. They are developing the necessary skills
required to support them for the next stages in their learning.” 



Senior School

School Inspection Service, April 2015

“The outstanding curriculum provides pupils with an excellent range of subjects that are relevant to each stage of their development, their learning needs and aspirations […] augmented by a very wide range of extracurricular activities, which helps to produce open-minded and accomplished individuals.”

“The quality of teaching and assessment is excellent.”

“Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is good […] and their behaviour is outstanding.”


Junior School

School Inspection Service, April 2016

We are delighted that the School report describes our pupils as “well-rounded individuals who are keen to learn” and notes they are “happy, courteous and friendly.” 


Nursery

School Inspection Service, April 2016

The Nursery report commends the activities we provide as “supporting continuous improvement,” with children’s social and language skills described as “outstanding.” 


Junior School Contact Numbers

General number
01908 571231
Admission number
01908 555803

Senior School Contact Numbers

General number
01280 860182
Admission number
01280 828122

Senior & Sixth Form Contact Numbers

General number
01280 814110
Admission number
01280 828122