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.

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 10, 2017

Please read on to find out more about guinea pigs, Irish dancing, surfing, Bollywood, Gaudi inspired artwork, scuplture and much, much more...

Feb 9, 2017

Provided there is enough interest, we are hoping to have two new after school clubs starting in the week commencing 27th February.

Irish Dancing Club is open to boys and girls in years 2-6. To find out more click here.

Forest School Club is open to children in reception to year 6. The hope is that there is enough interest to run a club for reception to year 2 and a sceond club for years 3-6. To find out more click here.


Feb 3, 2017

Please read on to find out what has been happening...

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