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Open Morning Success!

What a fantastic response to our Open Mornings with over 130 families from nine different Primary and Junior Schools visiting  us this year – an incredible number!

We thank everyone for their valuable feedback and we are very proud of such a positive response as summarised in the table below:


Excellent /

 Very Good

The welcome you received


The tour - did you see everything you wanted?


How helpful were the student guides?


    Your impressions of our students in lessons?


     Your overall impression of Applemore College?


      Your experience overall?



What Parents/Carers and Children liked most: 

  • Relaxed and friendly environment. Open and spacious.
  • Feels friendly and organised
  • Welcoming and inviting
  • The all-weather pitch, quiet area by the main hall, ICT rooms.
  • The environment is friendly
  • Students were very friendly, George was a very good guide, impressed with learning support
  • The Astro pitch
  • Maths classes and computers
  • The Computing and PE
  • Liked everything (chocolate cookies were good!)
  • Cafeteria
  • Range of creative opportunities, real community feel to the school
  • Seeing all the students working hard and the photography
  • How quiet the students were
  • The good cafeteria
  • Cooking class and speaking about food
  • I like the fact that the classes are not as busy as other schools, which tells me that the 1:1 support is a lot  more generous for students.
  • Very friendly staff and guides - George and Josh were excellent and very informative
  • Time taken to show us around
  • Year 10 Holmsley! Very friendly.
  • It is very nurturing and a good experience
  • Very friendly school
  • Small classes and pupil numbers
  • Saints Foundation School, PE bit and nice atmosphere
  • Friendly and welcoming place - warm atmosphere
  • Football and PE facilities, smaller classes for helping children. Music and IT
  • Science classes
  • The cookery class, the sewing class and languages - very good!
  • The Design Technology Department. English Deptartment was welcoming.
  • Welcoming and very inviting
  • 3G sports pitch