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  • 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.

  • Y7 PIE NIGHT

    17th October 2017

    We will be holding a Pie Night for parents, carers and students of Year 7 on Tuesday 24th October 2017. This will be another opportunity for us all to discuss the progress made so far by Year 7 students, how they can be further supported moving forward, as well as allow any questions to be asked. On the night there will be two sittings – 4.00pm to 5.00pm, and 5.00pm to 6.00pm. We very much look forward to seeing parents, carers and students of Year 7 on the evening.

  • FORMER STUDENTS - ALUMNI

    17th October 2017

    Are you a former student of Ash Hill Academy, Hatfield Visual Arts College or Hatfield High School? Then why not join other former students as a member of our Alumni Network.

    Our alumni network is quickly growing now, as former students from the current academy and past schools look to reconnect, both with the academy and old friends. Being part of the Alumni Network allows members to keep in touch with each other, keep up to date with activities at the academy, and even become guest speakers at our events,

  • PARIS TRIP 2018

    11th October 2017

    As part of our Modern Foreign Languages course, Mr Seddon is organising a Paris Trip in July of 2018. The visit will take in such sites as:

    - The Paris Catacombs

    - The Eiffel Tower

    - Disneyland Paris

    - The Louvre Museum

    Furthermore, students will have plenty of opportunity to explore the city, and get a real taste of Parisian living. For further details, please see Mr Seddon.  The cost of the trip is £480, with the dates being Monday 9th July to Friday 13th July 2018. Terms and conditions do apply - attendance a

  • ACADEMY PARENTS' EVENING

    10th October 2017

    The academy will be holding an All Years Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 17th October 2017, from 3.00pm to 7.00pm. This will offer both students and their families a chance to check on progress made so far this term, as well as discuss next steps for the coming term.

    We look forward to seeing you on the evening.

  • RESTART A HEART DAY

    10th October 2017

    On Monday 16th October 2017, all Year 7 students will be participating in the ‘European Restart a Heart Day’ activities, promoted and supported by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service. The aim of the day is to enable young people to recognise the signs of Cardiac Arrest, and equip them with basic life support skills. The activities will take place between 08.30am and 12.30pm for Year 7 students.

    More than 25,000 young people across almost 140 secondary schools in Yorkshire will be taking part in the activities, w

  • CAREERS ROOM MOVED

    5th October 2017

    UPDATE: The Careers Room has now moved - it can now be found in the Meeting Room, next door to DV1, on the lower Da Vinci corridor.

    For any students and parents/carers seeking appointments with Helen Green, our Careers Advisor, you can pick up a slip from the new Careers Room. Further details can be found on our Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance page - HERE

  • OCTOBER ATTENDANCE COMPETITION

    5th October 2017

    As our latest attendance competition has now begun, please find details below:

    For all students who attend every day at the academy, from Monday 2nd October 2017 to Thursday 26th October 2017, they will receive a reward from the spooky prizes on offer!

    The foremost prize for Years 7 & 8 will be entry to a Halloween Disco, to be held between 5.00pm and 7.00pm on Thursday 26th October 2017. At the disco there will be - prizes for best fancy dress, and prizes for best pumpkin (no candles!)

    For Years 9, 10 and 11,

  • Y11 INTERVENTION LAUNCHED

    3rd October 2017

    In the final week of September 2017, we officially launched the Year 11 Intervention sessions for 2017/18. These sessions are designed to enhance the support given to our Year 11 students as they move through their final year of studies for the GCSE exams. Each curriculum area has been assigned a specific night to deliver these Intervention sessions, so that students are not overloaded with information, but receive the right support at the right time.

    Subject Interventionnights are as follows:

    Monday: Humanit

  • Y11 INFORMATION PRESENTATION

    29th September 2017

    Following our Y11 Information Evening on Wednesday 27th October 2017, we would like to thank all Y11 students and their families who attended, as well as the staff who supported the event. For Y11 parents and students, we have attached the presentation shown on the evening as a downloadable PDF document to this news article.

    We hope that you find the information useful, and are always happy to receive feedback or questions - the relevant contact information is contained in the Presentation PDF, or you can si

  • SCHOOL NURSE DROP INS

    26th September 2017

    The School Nursing Team will be available at Ash Hil Academy on the lunchtime of Tuesday 3rd October 2017, for private/confidential health chats, and then at the same time every 2 weeks. Further details can be found on the attached poster.

  • Y11 INFORMATION EVENING 27/09/17

    21st September 2017

    On Wednesday 27th September 2017, Ash Hill Academy will be hosting an Information Evening for Parents and Carers of our current Year 11 students. Although the event is formally starting at 6pm, there will be a light buffet available from 5.30pm. The evening is an opportunity for parents, carers and Y11 students to receive key information about the current Year 11. 

    We look forward to seeing you on the evening.

  • MATHS CHALLENGE

    21st September 2017
    The new Monthly Maths challenge. Closing date 20th October 2017.
     
    Answer all the questions on the attached document - those who get them all correct will be entered into a draw for a £20 Love to Shop voucher.
    Paper copies are available from Mr Wilkinson in DV4.
  • Y5/6 OPEN EVENING 26/09/17

    21st September 2017

    On Tuesday 26th September 2017, Ash Hill Academy will be holding its next Years 5 and 6 Open Evening, between 6.00pm and 9.00pm. Year 5 and 6 Parents, carers and students are welcome to attend the event. There will be two presentations:

    6.00pm - First presentation

    6.45pm - Second presentation

    We look forward to seeing you on the night!

  • TRAINING DAY - 22/09/17

    18th September 2017

    On Friday 22nd September 2017, the academy will be closed to students for a staff training day.

  • 100% ATTENDANCE 2017-2018 REWARD

    7th September 2017

    During this academic year 2017-2018, students who show commitment and dedication by attending 100% will be rewarded - with a trip to Lightwater Valley theme park in June 2018. 

    To be in the running for this reward, students simply need to attend the academy each day throughout the academic year 2017-2018, ensuring that they arrive on time, fully equipped, and get registered. For further information, please contact Mrs M Wilkinson - Post 16 Coordinator/Associate Staff Leader (Attendance).

  • POST 16 TEAM BUILDING

    6th September 2017

    During the afternoon of Wednesday 6th September 2017, Post 16 students at Ash Hill Academy took part in Team Building activities delivered by the British Army Engagement Team. The whole session was planned as part of the Post 16 Induction process and the academy’s Enrichment program, which each give our sixth formers access to new information regarding career progression.

    The Army team delivered three separate “Command Tasks” to the students, who had been split down into groups of 11 students each.

    Task 1: Th

  • UNIFORM ISSUES

    1st September 2017

    NEW ACADEMY UNIFORM

    Please note that the academy is fully aware that there has been a delay in the shipment of some items of the new uniform. We are monitoring the situation and are liaising closely with the uniform supply company. We will keep everyone up to date throughout the week and will notify you of any updates. At the moment the uniform supplier expects to have the situation resolved by Friday 8th September 2017. 

    We apologise for any upset and inconvenience this has caused you.

  • ACADEMY REOPENS 2017/18

    31st August 2017

    The academy will reopen to students for the new academic year 2017/18 on the following dates:

    Years 7 and 11 only - Tuesday 5th September (gates open at 8.00am).

    All years - Wednesday 6th September (gates open at 8.00am).

    We look forward to seeing our new and returning students, and remind parents/carers to check the academy timetable for daily timings - http://www.ashhillacademy.org.uk/academy_day

  • GCSE RESULTS DAY

    24th August 2017

    On Thursday 24th August 2017, Year 11 students at Ash Hill Academy achieved the best set of exam results in the history of the Academy.  A record number of students achieved higher grades in both English and Maths, with a number of students gaining the new grade 9 – a standard reached by only a small percentage of students nationally.

    John Higgins, Principal of Ash Hill Academy, said: “I am extremely pleased with the significant improvements that we have seen with these results, especially in a year when so