Private Senior School in Wicken

About Our Senior School

The supportive environment and diverse breadth of learning and development within our Senior School epitomises the holistic education that we strive for at Akeley Wood. Situated on two beautiful rural sites with an inspiring combination of contemporary facilities and historic buildings, we provide the space and state-of-the-art resources worthy of our rich and varied curriculum.

  • Ages 11 to 13 years
  • Academic and creative subjects in equal measure
  • Exceptional range of GCSE subjects
  • Enrichment Programme
  • Small class sizes
  • Outdoor education to build skills and teamwork
  • Scholarships for Year 7, Year 9 and Sixth Form

and much more…

 

‘The teachers really care about the pupils as individuals, a vast improvement on her last school.’

Parent, Akeley Wood School

Moving onto our Sixth Form

Akeley Wood’s thriving Sixth Form offers a stimulating environment for study with a purpose-built Common Room for our young adults to prepare for university, apprenticeships or the workplace.

Latest Inspection Report

Our latest inspection report notes: “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.”

Open Days & Private Tours

During a week day open day or private tour you will meet the head and other key staff as well as see the school in action on a typical school day.

Upcoming open day:

Saturday 30th September

If you’re unable to attend an open day, you can also book a private tour with us at a time convenient for you.

Learn more about our Senior School

Book a Visit

Join us at a Coffee Morning, Open Day or book a Private Tour

Request a Prospectus

Find out more about what our school can offer your child