Alverstoke Junior School is a Church of England Aided Junior School founded in 1842 and moved to its current location in the early 1970’s. The school is a popular and thriving school with high expectations of behaviour, standards and achievement. As a church school, we are supported by the Diocese of Portsmouth and aided by the Hampshire Local Authority.
We are situated close to the centre of the village of Alverstoke and just a short walk from Stokes Bay beach. The school occupies a large and attractive site, which we are continually developing. There are playgrounds, extensive fields, a spirituality garden and an environmental area with a woody walk, which provides an opportunity for environmental investigations and forest school activities. We also have an activity trail and traversing wall for outdoor play, two outdoor classrooms and a heated outdoor swimming pool with changing facilities. Swimming is timetabled for all pupils throughout the summer term.
We are currently establishing a school allotment, are redeveloping our ‘Avenue Playground’ into a new multi-use sports area and are creating a new ‘Learning Snug’. We also hope to raise enough funds for an outdoor ‘Reading Pod’ to promote reading and relaxation outdoors.
We are fortunate to have a very supportive Parent Teacher Association 'The Friends of Alverstoke Junior School' who raise funds to support school projects. Parents are encouraged to help in school and our Governors are involved fully in all events and activities.
The school enjoys the benefit of ‘All Stars’, a private Ofsted-registered Before and After School Cub which operates from our site.Our School’s History
If you would like to find out more about the history of our school, please take a look at this booklet: AJS The First 175 Years
Take a look at our gallery of historical photographs. Do you recognise yourself?