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  • Easter Intervention Success!

    9th April 2018

    Over 300 students attended our recent Easter Intervention Programme.  Study sessions were available in all subject areas over the Easter holiday and were extremely well attended by Year 11 students.  The final exams are only a few weeks away now, so these study sessions were of vital importance for students.

  • Ash Hill Academy Closed Thursday March 1st

    1st March 2018

    Due to extreme weather conditions, Ash Hill Academy is closed today to protect the health and safety of both students and staff.

  • URGENT NOTICE

    28th February 2018

    Wednesday 28th February 2018, Ash Hill Academy will be closed to pupils from 11.00am today, due to adverse weather conditions and public transport restrictions. Pupils will be kept in school until we can ensure that they are able to get home safely.

    Please use the Academy website and Trax FM for updates.

  • IGD Employability workshop

    23rd February 2018

    16th January 2018

    On Tuesday 16th January, the IGD employability Workshop came in to deliver two 2-hour workshops to our current year 9’s.

    IGD is an education and training charity for the food and grocery industry that undertakes research for the benefit of the public.  IGD's ‘Feeding Britain's Future’ programme brings the industry together to inspire the next generation of employees and equip them with skills for work in the food and grocery industry. Over 7,500 young people attended a workshop in 2016.

    Along

  • Indoor Athletics Championships

    19th February 2018

    Ash Hill Academy's finest athletes attended the Indoor Athletics Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.  There were some excellent individual performances from our students, including:

     

    Jake Langton 1st Shot Yr 9/10

    Robyn Chambers 1st 800m Yr 7/8

    Jack Temperton 2nd speed bounce Yr 9/10

    William Wood 3rd 200m final Yr 7/8

    Luke Lyon 3rd 60m final Yr 9/10

    Lewis Gordon 4th 200m final Yr 9/10

    Louie Kaye 4th 60m fina

  • Christmas Attendance Party

    22nd December 2017

    Christmas Attendance Party

     

    Students from all year groups celebrated 100% attendance in December by dancing the night away at our Christmas Attendance Party.  The students were really pleased to see our special guest: Father Christmas. A great time was had by all, especially when students had the chance to throw snowballs at Father Christmas when he spent time in the stocks!

     

    Please look out for exciting details of our next attendance competition.

  • Blue Bell Wood Elf Dash

    22nd December 2017

    Blue Bell Wood Elf Dash

     

    Ash Hill Academy Sixth Form students arranged a very special event to raise money for Blue Bell Wood Children's Hospice.  Students and staff made donations to take part in the event which put a smile on everybody's face during the last day of term.  Donations are still coming in, but a huge amount had already been raised at the time of writing.

  • CELEBRATION KS3 ART AND DESIGN

    21st December 2017

      KS3 Art and Design

     

    Year KS3 students were asked to take part in a competion to design the Ash Hill Academy Christmas Card. It could be designed using any media but must be A5 in size and have a clear image so it can be printed and made in to the active academy Christmas Card 2017.

    Here are some of the winning designs.

     

  • BEST RESULTS EVER CELEBRATED

    27th November 2017

    Ash Hill Academy Celebrated Their Best Results in History!

    During the evening of Tuesday 21st November, Ash Hill Academy opened its doors wide, to welcome back the ‘Class of 2017.’ Principal, John Higgins, proudly congratulated the first year group in his charge, who had begun a very significant improvement trend in academic standards, since joining the Delta academies network.  Ash Hill Academy is now in the top 10% of most improved schools nationally in terms of Progress 8 scores and the top 17% for Basics

  • DECEMBER ATTENDANCE COMPETITION

    24th November 2017

    On the run up to Christmas, all students who attend every day at the academy during the month of December 2017, will be in with a chance of winning a wintery warmer prize!

    Following the success of the Spooktacular Halloween Disco, Mrs Wilkinson has arranged for 100% attenders to receive entry to a Christmas Disco Party, featuring the return of 'Soak the staff in stocks'!

    Only students with 100% attendance during the month of December 2017 will be eligible for the prizes.

  • MATHS BREAKFAST CLUB

    24th November 2017

    Mr Wilkinson would like to invite Year 11 students to a Maths breakfast club on Thursday 30th November and Friday 1st December 2017, starting at 7.45am. This will be an opportunity for Year 11 students to get a head start on revision practice, as well as receive a free breakfast. Please book your place with Mr Wilkinson directly, as he will need to know how many breakfasts to order.

  • CALLING FORMER STUDENTS!

    20th November 2017

    We are putting a call out to all former students of Ash Hill Academy, Hatfield Visual Arts College and Hatfield High School! We would like to reconnect with you, by joining other former students as a member of our Alumni Network.

    We are working with the charity 'Future First' to develop a community of former students, who might be willing to come and give talks, or mentor some of our current students, using your life experiences. Being part of the Alumni Network allows members to keep in touch with each othe

  • ASPIRATIONS EVENING SUCCESS

    15th November 2017

    On the evening of Tuesday 14th November 2017, Ash Hill Academy held its Aspirations Evening for students from Years 8 to 11. Featuring guests from across the various sectors of industry, training providers, and higher education institutions, the evening was filled with pupils and parents engaged in discussing their future aspirations.

    We were so fortunate to be as well supported by students and their families, that the speech given by Mr Cairns and Mr McMahon was delivered twice! Visitors from universities,

  • MATHS INTERVENTION SUCCESS

    10th November 2017
    "Boom,I couldn't do this before tonight and now I'm getting every one correct" - Y11 student.
     
    An excellent turnout last night for the Maths Intervention. 68 students stayed behind for a bespoke Maths session based on students QLA. All selected students failed to score in the recent mock exam on this topic, yet after an hour of intensive tuition, the vast majority were succeeding when answering GCSE past paper questions on the topic. Another great session with fantastic outcomes. Well done Year 11.
     
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  • CERTIFICATE EVENING

    8th November 2017

    We will be holding our annual Certificate Evening on Tuesday 21st November 2017 starting at 6.30pm,  for students from last year's Years 11, 12 and 13. Students and their families are invited to come and celebrate the successful results achieved this summer, featuring guest speaker Mr Jon Whiteley of the Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust, a former student himself. Refreshments will also be available from 6pm.

    We look forward to seeing you at the event.

  • ASPIRATIONS EVENING

    7th November 2017

    We will be holding an Aspirations Evening between 5.30 and 7.30pm on Tuesday 14th November 2017,  for students in Years 8, 9, 10 and 11. Students and their families are invited to come and talk to providers of higher education, training and careers, from various sectors of industry and universities. The event will allow students and their families an opportunity to discuss career paths, necessary qualifications, and potential next steps with providers both locally and nationally.

    We look forward to seeing yo

  • BUS PASSES - URGENT

    7th November 2017

    The academy has been informed that as of Monday 13th November 2017,  students who catch a First bus must show their Mega Travel pass to receive the 80p fare, as the new ticket machines on the buses will now read the Mega Travel pass to allocate a ticket. If students don’t show the Mega Travel pass, they will be charged the full rate.

     

  • NOVEMBER ATTENDANCE COMPETITION

    6th November 2017

    The November Attendance Competition will run from Monday 6th November to Thursday 30th November 2017, with students reminded that they have to attend 100% of the time to achieve the prizes on offer.

    This month, those prizes include an extremely exciting experience for students in Years 9, 10 and 11 - Driving lessons! That's right - for Key Stage 4 students attending 100% during November, there will be the opportunity to get themselves free driving lessons! Furthermore, after a kind donation from the Doncast

  • HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

    29th October 2017

    Following the fantastic attendance of our Year 7 and 8 students during the month of October, their prize was a Spooktacular Halloween Disco on Thursday 26th October!

    Featuring apple-bobbing competitions, 'Soak the Staff' in the stocks and of course plenty of music, a brilliant time was had by all! Standby for details of our new month's Attendance Competition, again featuring prizes for students achieving 100% attendance at Ash Hill Academy.

    A few images of the October event feature below:

  • MINECRAFT CLUB

    20th October 2017

    A new after-school Enrichment session is starting on Fridays - Minecraft Club - run in H17 from 2.30 to 3.30pm by Mrs Hudson.

    Students will be able to use the IT facilities in H17 to mine, build, and take on the stories in the computer game world of Minecraft.