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  • REMEMBRANCE

    11th November 2016

    As a mark of respect, the Academy will be observing a one minute silence today. This will be signalled by the session bell sounding at 11:05, followed by a double-ring at 11:06. All members of staff, students, and visitors are asked to please observe this silence as a mark of respect on Armistice Day.

  • AUTISM AWARENESS ASSEMBLIES

    9th November 2016

    Assemblies were given to Years 7, 8, and 9 this morning about Autism Awareness from the specialist ASD Teacher Ms Robson from DMBC. After a brief video presentation explaining ‘Top Tips for Coping with ASD’ and ‘Key Aspects of ASD’, Ms Robson then explained what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, and how students might come across those affected by it.

    Video presentation: https://youtu.be/x5m5vqrFZpc

    Students were also informed that support is available from the SEND Team through Mrs Ryan, and that Peer Informatio

  • POST 16 TV STARS

    9th November 2016

    Students from Ash Hill and De Warenne have been accepted onto the C4 Pop Up Media Talent Programme.

    The event is run by Channel 4 and MyKindaFuture.

    For more informtion see here

  • DANCE ENRICHMENT CANCELLED

    7th November 2016

    PE staff would like to make it known that the ‘Dance’ enrichment activity is no longer available and cancelled as of Monday 11th November. We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • ASSEMBLIES W/C 7th NOVEMBER

    7th November 2016

    As it is Remembrance Day on Friday, assemblies this week will be based on a Remembrance theme and will be delivered by Mrs Wright.

    However, on Wednesday 9th November we will have presentations delivered by the ASD specialist Ms Robson. These assemblies will focus on 'What it means to be ASD '.  

    The ASD assemblies on Wednesday will run at the following times:

    10.25 – 10.40 Year 9 (Normal assembly time)

    10.45 – 11.05 Year 7 (Straight to Assembly from Break)

    11.05 - 11.25 Year 8 (Students report to period 3 then e

  • MATHS ENRICHMENT UPDATE

    4th November 2016

    UPDATE: Maths enrichment has expanded to include FRIDAY afternoons too! Starting today (Fri 04/11/16) students can access support in the Maths department from 2.30pm to 3.30pm on Friday afternoons.

    Maths staff would also like to make it known that pizza will be on offer again…soon!

  • CRAFT CLUB FULL

    3rd November 2016

    Please be aware that Craft Club attendance is now full, so Mrs Parsons will not be able to accept any new students. If you would like to attend in the future, please see Mrs Parsons during normal school hours, and it may be possible to join the waiting list for next term.

  • Y11 INFORMATION EVENING

    2nd November 2016

    Y11 students and their parents/carers were invited to an Information Evening on Tuesday 1st November. The evening began at 5.30pm with a light buffet, followed by a presentation at 6pm, to discuss key dates and deadlines throughout the year, hints and tips on how to revise for examinations and key information about English, Maths and Science. Students also received goody bags, containing supplies to aid them in their journeys to GCSE success.

  • Y11 PRAISE ASSEMBLY

    20th October 2016

    Our Year 11 students had their first ever Praise Assembly this morning, to recognise all their hard work and effort during this first half term. On entry to the assembly students were offered a choice of snacks, from bacon sandwiches to pizza slices, as well as juice drinks. Mrs Callaghan (Vice Principal) addressed the assembly, informing them of the reasons why they were going to be praised, before handing over to staff to present the various awards.

    Students received certificates from either their subject

  • CRAFT CLUB SESSION CANCELLED

    18th October 2016

    Unfortunately the Craft Club enrichment session this Wednesday 19th Oct has had to be cancelled, due to a clash with an after-school staff meeting. The next Craft Club enrichment session will be on Wednesday 2nd November.

  • BUN SALE

    17th October 2016

    The students of Y11 held their first Bun Sale on Friday 14 October, in order to raise funds for their Graduation Ball next Summer. Exact figures are yet to be announced, but we would like to thank all those who bought buns for helping Y11 reach their goal. Further Bun Sales are planned, so keep an eye on the ‘Events’ section of the website, as well as Twitter for details. 


  • THEATRE PERFORMANCE FOR Y11

    14th October 2016

    ManActCo inspire laughter and tears!

    As part of our drive to help students better understand some of the harder aspects of the English Literature syllabus, we have employed a visiting theatre group to perform set GCSE texts on three separate occasions at Ash Hill Academy.  ManActCo performed no less than 24 poems and excerpts from 3 separate Shakespeare plays within an hour, to start this process rolling on the morning of the 14th October.  They also lead a question and answer session for 30 minutes afterwar

  • BASKETBALL TEAM WIN AWAY GAME

    13th October 2016

    AHA Basketball Team Win Away Game

    The Ash Hill Academy Basketball team travelled to Ridgewood School last night, putting on a fantastic display to win 46-14. Massive thanks to go the Ridgewood team as well as SchoolGames Doncaster, from all at Ash Hill Academy.


  • ASSEMBLIES W/C 10 OCT

    10th October 2016

    A polite reminder that Mrs Conlon will be delivering 'Attendance Matters' assemblies this week. Please note the day and time of each assembly.

    As last week, students will be expected to arrive in silence on the Da Vinci corridor ready to enter the assemblies. Form Tutors will support with the supervision of students on the corridor.

    Monday 10th October: Year 11: Form Time A (10.25am)

    Tuesday 11th October: Year 10: Form Time A (10.25am)

    Wednesday 12th October: Year 9: Form Time A (10.25am)

    Thursday 13th October:

  • ENRICHMENT

    10th October 2016

    Our after-school enrichment program begins today! Every afternoon when lessons finish at 2.30pm, students will be able to access subject-based curriculum support, or try their hands at some new creative activities. A range of over 60 sessions are on offer per week.

    For more details, please click HERE.

  • YEAR 9-10 BOYS FOOTBALL AWAY GAME

    5th October 2016

    Year 9/10s Win Away Game

    The Ash Hill Academy Year 9/10 team travelled to Campsmount Technology College this Wednesday afternoon, putting on a dazzling display to run out 7-0 winners.  Three goals from the prolific Robbie Rhodes, joined one each from Keith Hinds, Kai Hewson and Jack Smith.  However, the best moment of the game came within the final 10 minutes, when Ethan Eddleston, just on as a substitute, scored his first ever goal for the academy with a cultured left foot finish into the top corner of the

  • YEAR 7-8 BOYS FOOTBALL AWAY GAME

    4th October 2016

    Campsmount: 5 / Ash Hill: 6

    Ash Hill Academy put up a tremendous second half performance, to fight back from 3-1 down at half time to claim a win in their first fixture of the season. 

    The game started badly, with Campsmount going two goals up in the first few minutes. The lads reacted positively and soon pulled a goal back, with Harvey Smith hitting a left foot shot into the top right corner of the goal. Ash Hill then continued to pour forward, but couldn't get an equaliser. Ashton Jaques, Mitchell Brown and

  • PIZZA CATCHUP

    3rd October 2016

    The Maths department hosted their first "Pizza Catchup" session on Thursday night. What a great start to the year, with around half the year group staying to work through examination questions under the guidance of specialist teachers. All students worked hard and I'm sure will go on to great success this Summer.

    Great to see students from all classes in attendance, full of enthusiasm and by the end of the session full of pizza from a local pizza house!

    What now you say? Well get ready, Mystery Maths pizza ca

  • YEAR 7 PIE NIGHT

    26th September 2016

    Ash Hill Academy held its first Year 7 Pie & Peas night on 26th September. This event allowed Year 7 parents to meet key Year 7 staff, in order to discuss any issues that may have arisen during the transition period. The evening was a great success, with over 40 families attending. Our next Pie nights are on the 3rd and 10th of October.

     

  • YEAR 8 GANGSTA GRANNY TRIP

    23rd September 2016

    On Wednesday 21st September 2016, Miss Smith and Mrs Cairns along with Year 8 students went along to Grand Opera House, York to watch the amazing story of David Walliams' ‘Gangsta Granny’. Students from the creative writing, reading and debate club attended the much anticipated showing of Gangsta Granny, and absolutely loved watching the novel come to life. Students thoroughly enjoyed attending the theatre and expressed how delighted they were to be there. We all thought that poor little Ben was going to ha