Please use the links to find the latest information.  If you require help navigating the website please email

For information about Exceed Academies Trust:

To contact the Academy by phone, please call: 01274 600550

For our attendance line and to report absences, please call: 01274 421053

To use our online booking system i.e. for parent evenings and clubs/activities please follow this link:

For complaints, please contact the Academy either via the email address or switchboard number above; complete the form enclosed in our Complaints Policy.

If you have a query, question or wish to discuss an informal matter this can be dealt with as follows;


The first contact should be your child’s class teacher.

For Primary SEN enquiries please call 01274 600550.


Secondary parents should contact their child’s form tutor in the first instance.  All queries can then be followed up with the Head of Year if necessary;

Miss C Boote - Head of Year 7

Mr D Hirst - Head of Year 8

Mrs C Ashton/Miss S Bottomley  - Head of Year 9

Mr S Martin - Head of Year 10

Mr M Bellwood - Head of Year 11

If you are not satisfied that your concern is being addressed please speak to our Assistant Principal (Inclusion) - Mrs N Tregay.

For Secondary SEN enquiries please call 01274 600550 or email

If you wish to speak to our leadership team, please make a request via

Ms H Jones - Principal

Miss J Clayton or Mrs A Kelly - Directors of Teaching and Learning, Primary

Mrs R Garlick - Vice Principal, Secondary

Ms C Barber- Vice Principal, Secondary

(Please note that staff cannot always be made available without a prior appointment, particularly in the case of complaints where the procedures set out in the policy must be followed first.  Every effort will be made to see you as quickly as possible but it may be the case that you are asked to make an appointment and return/come to the Academy at a later time or date.  We thank you for your support and patience).

For advice on dealing with or to report bullying, please see the specific Anti-Bullying reporting systems in the Parents tab on this website or use the contact details listed above.


Appleton Academy is committed to improving the education of all our children and young people.  We appreciate feedback from parents, including when we are getting something right.