<p>&quot;The distinguishing mark of Applemore is that it has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere whilst maintaining high expectations in terms of academic achievement and students&rsquo; behaviour.&quot; <em>Parent</em></p>
<p>As well as playing competitive team sports, students have the opportunity to use local sports facilities during PE lessons such as Dibden Golf Course and Applemore Health &amp; Leisure Centre for trampolining and swimming.</p>
<p>&quot;My son absolutely loves Applemore. I&rsquo;ve never known him to be so enthusiastic regarding school.&rdquo;<br />
<em>Year 7 parent after first three weeks of school year.</em></p>
<p>&quot;The school&rsquo;s senior leaders and governors are totally committed to improving the school, especially students&rsquo; achievement.&quot; <em>Ofsted</em></p>
<p>Applemore College has strong links with many external organisations such as British Cycling, who provide the College with Watt Bikes.</p>
<p>&ldquo;Students take part in learning activities enthusiastically, ask and answer<br />
questions confidently and competently, and they work well independently<br />
and with others.&rdquo; <em>Ofsted</em></p>
<p>Themed Personal Development Learning Days occur through the school year with topics including keeping safe, preparing for exams, charity enterprise, team building and leadership, and multi-cultural awareness.</p>
<p>&ldquo;The school provides outstanding care for its students and relationships throughout the school are strong.&rdquo; <em>Ofsted</em></p>
<p>&quot;All the staff are so enthusiastic and committed and we felt that they knew our child very well.&quot; <em>Year 7 Parent following first Parent</em><em>s&#39; Evening.</em>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&ldquo;Inspectors were impressed by the courtesy and good manners of students. They are respectful of, and helpful to, each other and adults. Younger students say they benefit greatly from the care older students provide them in school, including listening to and helping them read.&rdquo; <em>Ofsted</em></p>
<p>&ldquo;We are immensely proud to be involved in the education of young people at Applemore. We know it to be a vibrant, happy and challenging College and are delighted to support the dedicated and skilled staff in their work.&rdquo;<br />
<em>Sylvia Barns, Chair of Governing Body.</em></p>
<p>&quot;There is a rich programme of extra-curricular activities both during and after school provided by the staff.&quot; <em>Ofsted</em></p>

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Lift Off for Rocket Science!

28 April 2016

Applemore College’s Rocket Seeds from space have landed and Year 7 Science students have become real Space Biologists by planting them and...

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Learning Experiences at Applemore College for Students with Dyslexia

15 April 2016

Year 10 students Michael and Millie have written this article about their learning experiences at Applemore College which has been published in&...

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Applemore College’s New Prefects.

14 April 2016

Applemore College’s new Year 10 prefects are ready to take on their duties following a rigorous selection process.

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Welcome to Applemore Technology College

It is my pleasure to welcome you to our website and invite you to find out more information regarding Applemore College – a Specialist College for Technology.

Our traditional core values of commitment, responsibility, respect and excellence are central to everything we do. Every student matters at Applemore. We pride ourselves on being a small school where all students are valued and encouraged to achieve their personal best, working in partnership with parents.

Students at Applemore have every opportunity to ensure they are fully prepared to face the challenges that lie ahead as young adults in a rapidly changing world.

This website can provide only a small flavour of life at Applemore College. It is only by visiting us that you can experience for yourselves how we really are ‘going forward together’ to fulfil our vision to become a school where:

  • Students are proud of their own and others’ achievements
  • Students are responsible for their own behaviour
  • A learning culture is respected
  • Everyone is known and valued
  • High aspirations are encouraged
  • Students achieve their personal best

I look forward to meeting you at the earliest opportunity.

Mr R Marsh
Headteacher