Skip to main content

What says..

Do parents worry that their bright child will be held back by such an inclusive culture? Apparently not. Pupils at the top of the academic tree ‘continuously stretched’, say parents, with extension activities such as maths trips to try coding at Bletchley Park and workshops with published authors, from which ‘they come back buzzing.’ Years 5 and 6 housed in a separate (although equally beauteous) house just across the garden, although visit main school building for some lessons – ‘they love the…

Read review »

What the parents say...

No comments received for Akeley Wood Junior School

Please login to post a comment.

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2008, Mrs Clare Page BEd (50s). Educated at Ancaster House in Bexhill and Chelsea College, Eastbourne where she read PE and science. Cut teeth at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree, joining Akeley Wood in the senior school as head of girls’ games before defecting to Beachborough School, a competing local prep. Happily returned to Akeley in 2001 as year 6 teacher and head of year 5 before being promoted into current job. Has made changes aplenty during her tenure – ‘we’ve really been on a journey of getting everything in the right place, and every gap is plugged now’. Proud of school’s ‘vast curriculum’ but mainly of the contented brood of children we watch frolicking on the lawns (again, vast) as we chat. ‘Happy children learn’, she beams. Motherly and approachable...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Leavers' destinations

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews:

30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory
 Instant access to in-depth UK school reviews
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools
 Independent tutor company reviews

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

The Good Schools Guide subscription

GSG Blog >    In the news >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Tired of London schools? There’s plenty of life elsewhere…


For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide London North and London South