Welcome to Appledore School

Appledore School is located in the heart of an ancient fishing village, rich in maritime history, on the junction where the River Torridge meets the River Taw in beautiful North Devon.

We have approximately two hundred and fifty children, aged 3-11, taught in single age classes with names linked to the sea. Many are named after famous ships built in Appledore Shipyard and reflect our pupils' pride in their local heritage and community.

Through a rich and rigorous curriculum, our pupils play an active part in their local community and learn how to be prepared for life's opportunities, responsibilities and experiences now and in the future. The creative arts are of huge importance to us, not least because Appledore is a very creative and artistic community and pliease click here to see this in action! Recent additions to our curriculum include our art studio and a new values curriculum that includes P4C (Philosophy for Children).

We hope you can find the information you are looking for, but if you can't please do not hestitate to contact us and we will do all we can to help.  And as for the quotes, they are real!

From all the staff and pupils at Appledore School

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Dec 7, 2018

Please read on to find out about what happened in and around the school and what is coming up...

Dec 4, 2018

Our Christmas lunch will be on Wednesday 19th December.

The meal is free for children in Dolphins and years 1 and 2. For children in years 3 to 6 the cost is £3.50 and please pay on School Money.

Please let your child's class teacher know whether your child wants turkey or the quorn option and for specific dietary requirements please speak with Belinda.

For the menu, please click here.

Nov 30, 2018

please read on to find about Christmas festivities, including wearing those festive jumpers to school days, a parent survey and much, much more that has been happening in and around the school...


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