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  • POST 16 A-LEVEL SUCCESS

    17th August 2017

    Ash Hill students are celebrating another fantastic set of A-level results.

    This year’s results again saw a 100% pass rate in all A-level subjects, as well as a continued increase in the percentage of top grades achieved.  All Year 13 students have secured places in Higher education, apprenticeship schemes or employment.

    Director of Post-16, Glenn Blackett, praised students, staff and parents for their efforts, saying “I am delighted for the students, their families and their teachers, who deserve this succes

  • POST 16 RESULTS DAY

    17th August 2017

    This morning we have welcomed our Post 16 students to collect their GCE (A-level) results! Staff were on hand to congratulate, and our Careers Advisor Helen Green was available for advice, guidance and support regarding future opportunities. Some students had questions regarding the new grading structure and the way that their results are presented, so they were offered meetings with staff to advise on the changes.

  • UNIFORM SHOP & SWAP 1

    15th August 2017

    SPT Uniforms, our new uniform supplier, will be on site at the academy on Monday 21st August 2017 for the first of their 'Shop & Swap' events. Parents and carers will be able to handle the new uniform for the first time, allowing their children to try it on for sizings, as well as swap/exchange any previously purchased items of new uniform, should they not fit already.

    The event will take place between 10:00am and 1:00pm.

  • SCHOOL BUS - UPDATE

    20th July 2017

    Following notification that the current school bus operator, Bright Bus, will be closing down this month, the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) has been working with other operators to find alternative or new services.

    You can read the SYPTE announcement HERE 

    The timetables are not linked at the moment, but will be updated on the SYPTE website when they have been received. Parents and pupils are advised to check back on the SYPTE website for updates regarding timetables, throughout the su

  • SUMMER HOLIDAYS

    20th July 2017

    From 1:30pm on Thursday 20th July 2017, Ash Hill Academy will be closed to students for the Summer Holidays. We wish all of our wonderful students, staff, and their families a restful and enjoyable summer break, and we look forward to seeing them return in September for the next academic year.

  • SPORTS DAY - THE RESULTS

    19th July 2017

    After what seemed a very mixed day weather-wise, the results for the Ash Hill Academy Sports Day 2017 are finally in!

    So, without further ado…

    Overall College Competition Winners

    1st Place -  Porter college with 335 points

    Runners-up

    2nd Anderson college with 316 points

    3rd Harper college with 287 points

    4th Forster college with 190 points

    Breakdown

    Year 7: Porter [97] Harper [86] Anderson [69] Forster [50]

    Year 8: Anderson [81] Forster [74] Porter [63] Harper [60]

    Year 9: Porter [115] Harper [80] Anderson [66] Forste

  • SAFETY INFORMATION

    19th July 2017

    Following recent news about poisonous Giant Hogweed, please find below some important information about this dangerous plant, along with its associated health and safety risks:

    • Giant hogweed is widespread in lowland Britain, and is invasive by lowland rivers and on waste land.
    • It is especially abundant by lowland streams and rivers, but also occurs widely on waste ground and in rough pastures.
    • It grows on moist fertile soils, achieving its greatest stature in partial shade. In more open grassland, flowering ma
  • NEW YEAR 7 UNIFORM PACKS

    18th July 2017

    URGENT UPDATE - Please see the letter HERE detailing issues with the new Year 7 uniform packs from SPT Uniforms.

  • RAILWAY SAFETY ASSEMBLIES

    18th July 2017

    Today, students across all year groups took part in assemblies featuring guest speakers from the British Transport Police - PCSO Gary Poulson & SPC Jake Everitt, organised by Mr Reynolds.

    After introductions to students, PCSO Gary Poulson asked if students had heard of the British Transport Police, or the London Bridge Train Station, to which only one or two replied positively. He then went on to explain the purpose of the BTP, and introduced the fact that all railways in the UK are PRIVATE PROPERTY. He then

  • SPORTS DAY 2017

    18th July 2017

    This year our Sports Day will be held on Wednesday 19th July 2017. All students are required to attend in full PE Kit (not normal uniform), with the order of the day being:

    08:20am - 08:25am Arrive at the academy and directed to first session

    08:30am - 09:20am Session 1 - Carousel activities (students compete in Colleges and by Year group)

    09:20am - 10:05am Session 2 - Carousel activities

    10:05am - 10:15am Y7/8 Break and Y9/10 Form

    10:15am - 10:25am Y9/10 Break and Y7/8 Form

    10:25am - 11:10am Session 3 - Carousel

  • ENRICHMENT PROGRAMME CLOSURE

    17th July 2017

    On Wednesday 19th July 2017, our current after school Enrichment Programme will close. We would like to thank all students and staff who have made this year's programme a success, and look forward to launching our new Enrichment Programme in the next academic year (2017-2018) which will be announced on this News feed and our Twitter feed.

  • NEW UNIFORM FOR SEP 2017

    17th July 2017

    With effect from September 2017, the uniform supplier for all Delta Academies will be SPT Uniforms.

    As previously updated on our website, from September 2017 our incoming Year 7 students will receive a complimentary uniform bundle. Measurements for their uniform were taken on their transition day (Friday 30th June) and the bundles will be available for collection at a date to be confirmed within the school holidays.

    There is no expectation for existing students to purchase this uniform, however any new items

  • ASSEMBLIES TUE 18 JULY 2017

    16th July 2017

    All year groups will have assemblies on a rolling basis on Tuesday 18th July 2017, hosting guest speakers from the British Transport Police. The schedule is as follows:

    P1 - Year 7

    P2 - Year 8

    P3 - Year 9

    P4 - Year 10

     

  • SCHOOL BUS CHANGES

    14th July 2017

    We have been informed that the school bus operator – Bright Bus - is intending to close at the end of this academic year (July 2017).

    Bright Bus currently provide commercial school services across South Yorkshire, with approximately 11,000 journeys each day.  Bright Bus have been a key player in the market since the late 1980s and have done a lot of work to build relationships with schools and parents, to encourage safe and direct travel for young people. South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE)

  • BASKETBALL STAR

    14th July 2017

    On the 1st and 2nd July 2017 one of our Year 8 students, Harvey Smith, represented Yorkshire at the Basketball England's under 13 boys regional development tournament in Manchester. This was supported by grant funding from the academy.

     

  • Y10 TEENAGE CANCER TRUST ASSEMBLY

    14th July 2017

    This morning our Year 10 students took part in a workshop and received a presentation from Lenny (R. Lennon) from the Teenage Cancer Trust. After an initial introduction and supportive message about this sensitive issue, Lenny went on to inform the students about statistics, myths and facts surrounding cancer and especially cancer in young people.

    When asked how many people in the Auditorium had either been directly or indirectly affected by cancer, there was barely a hand left down, showing just how importa

  • LETTER TO PARENTS JUL 17

    11th July 2017

    A letter detailing the new academy uniform to be sold from this month for September 2017 roll out is being posted to parents and carers this week. To read the online copy, please follow this link:

    http://ashhillacademy.org.uk/newsletters

  • CRAFT CLUB MAKES

    11th July 2017

    Our after school enrichment Craft Club have been busy making some fantasticly artistic products recently. Below are some examples of their work:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The Craft Club meets every Wednesday afternoon during P6 Enrichment (2:30pm to 3:30pm) in the Bronte Study Room - interested students need to see Mrs Parsons before attending due to capacity.

  • TELEPHONE ISSUES

    11th July 2017

    We are currently experiencing problems with incoming calls so could all enquiries please use the alternative contact details below:

    info@ashhillacademy.org.uk

  • UPDATE: Y8/9 ASSEMBLY MON 10/07/17

    10th July 2017

    This morning our Year 8 and Year 9 students experienced a performance by the Leeds-based Pop/Rock band My Forever as part of the compulsory PSCHE curriculum. Band members Dave (lead vocals, guitar) and James (guitar) graciously delivered songs from their catalogue of amazing music, as well as affording students the opportunity to get photos, signed flyers and chat with them after the performance.

    We would like to thank My Forever for coming in to the academy this morning and performing for our students and s