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. New for this year is our community 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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Nov 24, 2017

Please read on to find out about the the Christmas Fayre (including the hampers for the draw) and what has been happening in and around the classes, including a wonderful singing performance by Year 6... 

Nov 21, 2017

The PTA are going to be collecting items to make up hampers for the Christmas fayre raffle. Can we kindly ask that each child brings into school something to contribute. Examples of items include:

Wine, beer, cider
Chocolate
Mince pies
Biscuits
Crackers
Nuts
Bubble bath
Chutney, pickles, jam
Candles
Aany other treats

There will be boxes outside of your child's class and the deadline for items will be Thursday 30th November.  Please leave alcohol donations in the school office or Mr Cooper's office (seriously!!)

Thank you.

Nov 19, 2017

Please read on to find our what has been happening in and around the school this week...


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