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  • 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

  • FIRST UNIFORM SWAP & SHOP DAY

    21st August 2017

    From 10:00am on Monday 21st August 2017, parents, carers and students attended our first uniform 'Shop & Swap' day, where they could either purchase new, or exchange previously bought yet incorrectly sized, items of the DELTA uniform.

    The new uniform is being introduced this September across all of the Delta Academies Trust sites, with Year 7 students being given a complete uniform pack, whilst older students are expected to acquire items over the academic year. The entire school will then be in the new Delt

  • 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