Akeley Wood Senior School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Post 16

Akeley Wood
MK18 5AE
01280 860824
11 - 18
Other independent school
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Independent inspection report
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
GCSE Grade 5 (strong pass) or above in both English and maths
GCSE results at grade 9-7

Secondary Data
Explained for parents
3 A levels at AAB or higher inc. two facilitating subjects
A level average point score
Average A level result
A level progress score
GCSE to A level
Boarding Type
From £5,300
Day Fees Per Term

Leaver Destinations


School Description

Akeley Wood School is an independent co-educational day school for pupils from the age of one to eighteen, nursery through to Sixth Form. We are a school which strives for the highest academic achievement for our pupils and the results achieved in public examinations demonstrate this. Our school has a wonderful family feel, where our pupils are challenged and encouraged to gain the most from their education, with unrivalled support in order to achieve excellence. The school offers a happy caring environment in which pupils can excel not just in academic subjects, but in sport, creative and performing arts, or wherever their individual strengths lie. The school fosters agile minds and a self confidence that enables our school leavers and graduates to feel completely at ease in their own skin. With a class size of about twenty or less, passionate teaching, and a focus on the individual needs of each pupil, Akeley Wood nurtures pupils with a range of ability and gains the best outcome for each child.
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News & events from Akeley Wood Senior School

Last update: 02 September 2020


Our Virtual Open Events

While our physical doors are in the most part closed, our Admissions Team is still on hand to discuss your child’s future education with us at Akeley. Through virtual tours and 3D plans, we can bring Akeley Wood to you, enabling you to walk through corridors and discover our extensive facilities from the comfort of your own home.

Please feel free to call or email our Admissions Team to learn more about our welcoming  environment, creative and adventurous approach to learning and wealth of opportunity both inside and outside the classroom.  You can learn more about our virtual admissions process here, or get in touch with us here by filling in the form and a member of our admissions team will be in contact with you.  We are always happy to speak to you, so please do call our Admissions Manager Sara.  She can be contacted by phone 01280 828122.

Virtual Meet the Head Events

We are still holding virtual Meet the Head events with Mr Simon Antwis, School Principal, and Miss Kara Dowson, Head of Akeley Wood Junior School.

If you’d like to virtually attend any of the events below, please contact our admissions team and we will happily arrange a dedicated time slot for you to have an informal chat with either Simon Antwis or Kara Dowson. During your 1:1 meeting, you will be able to ask any questions you may have about life at Akeley and discover all of the ways in which we can support your child.  To join us, please email [email protected] or telephone our Admissions Manager Sara on 01280 828122.

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Akeley Wood Senior School Catchment Area Map

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.

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