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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Feb 15, 2019

Please read on to find out about surf club, PTA events and much, much in and around our classes...(and don't forget next week is half term so we will see you all back on Monday 25th February)

Feb 14, 2019

The Trustees of the Atlantic Coast Cooperative trust  ( which consists of 9 primary schools in North Devon) are looking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to support its work. Duties will include attendance and minute taking at Trustee's meeting, the preparation and electronic distribution of agendas, minutes, documents and correspondence for all meetings, maintaining an annual cycle of Trustees  business, supporting the induction of new trustees and guiding the Trust Board  on procedural matters. Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisational and computer skills are essential in this role.

The role is offered at with a minimum  20  hours per annum and the potential for more,  on a self employed basis,at £15 per hour   to be worked in flexibly to fit in with the cycle of the Trust Board business during the year. The ideal candidate will already be registered as self employed or will would be willing to do so,

For a more detailed outline of the role pleased see the supporting information  and application pack  on the ACCT Website- http://www.acct.education

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Gina Finch on gfinch@flyingstartfed.org.uk

TEL: 01237 451334/451315

Please return your completed application to  Gina Finch via email .by the closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post

Closing date:   noon  Friday 22nd March 2019

Interview date:   TBD

Feb 14, 2019

Once again the North Devon Surf School are now offering your child the opportunity to learn to surf with professional instructors at their award winning Centre of Excellence in Westward Ho!

An eight week programme of lessons will run on Fridays 3.45pm – 5.45pm from the Surf School in Pebbleridge Road starting om Friday 26th April.

It is for age 7 upwards. Children don't need to be expert swimmers, water confidence is more important.

Spaces are limited so please call Helena at The North Devon Surf School on 01237 474663 to reserve your child a place by 30th March 2018. For the full details please click here.


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