Welcome to Junior
Akeley Wood is a happy, caring community with a very special atmosphere that pervades the whole school, from Nursery right through to Sixth Form.
Tried and tested assessment methods developed by Junior School staff ensure not only that children are making great progress, but also that learning is tailored to individual needs.
Music is a core and much-enjoyed curriculum subject for our Juniors, and as well as singing and playing an instrument, our teaching encompasses basic music theory and composition.
The outstanding endeavours on show from our expressive young artists at Akeley Wood are borne out of our strong creative spirit and unwavering commitment to art provision, teaching and learning.
Drama occupies a vibrant place in Junior School life, and all children are involved in our annual year group productions – either as performers or by working their magic behind the scenes.
We believe that taking part in sport and physical education is as important for all children as their class-based subjects and activities.
Our fun and stimulating Forest School is the perfect woodland setting for Juniors to learn key life skills and build confidence, while getting to know the natural world around them.
Characterised by the friendly rivalry of inter-House competition and House points reflecting excellent work and kindness, our House system inspires a deep sense of community and camaraderie that spans year groups.
Akeley Wood Junior School enjoys excellent, contemporary indoor facilities tailored for subjects across the curriculum, while our stunning rural campus offers acres of space for sport and outdoor learning.
Extra Curricular & Clubs
Celebrating the diversity of talent and imagination in our Junior School, we offer 35 extra-curricular activities to inspire and engage our students with a lifelong love of collaboration and learning.