Wicken Park, Wicken, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK19 6DA
10 reasons to choose Akeley Wood Junior School
Akeley Wood Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Milton Keynes and one of the 4 best primary schools for 5 miles.
Akeley Wood Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 1 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Akeley Wood School, an all-through school to age 18. Akeley Wood Junior School fees range from £4,228 (Rec) to £5,224 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Akeley Wood Junior School has one class per year to Year 2, two from Year 3, and an average class size of 19 pupils.
Most Junior School pupils move up to Akeley Wood Senior School. Some leave for local maintained schools.
The Akeley Wood Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHEE, French. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4. All year groups have Forest School sessions.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama and languages throughout.
Sport at Akeley Wood Junior School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in equestrian events.
The Arts at Akeley Wood Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Four choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Akeley Wood Junior School
Bourton Meadow Academy (4.4 miles); St Mary and St Giles Church of England School, Stony Stratford (4.5 miles); Priory Rise School (7.6 miles).
Thornton College (1.4 miles); Akeley Wood Senior School (7.3 miles); Stowe School (8.9 miles).
Royal Latin School (5.2 miles); Denbigh School (8.8 miles); Sponne School (10.6 miles).