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  • 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

  • Train to Teach with Teaching School Alliance

    30th October 2017

    Considering becoming a teacher?  Delta is delighted to offer School Direct Teacher Training with our outstanding Teaching School Alliances.

    School Direct is a national teacher training initiative which offers an exciting opportunity to train alongside outstanding practitioners.  Delta TSA is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to offer School Direct places for 2018/19.  As part of the training programme you can gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher St

  • 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.

  • 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,