School news

School Closed - Thursday 1st March 2018


Due to the continuing weather forecast of further snow and the dangerous conditions on the school site we will be closed again on Thursday 1st March 2018

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The Ashley School is CLOSED today (Wednesday 28/02/18)

Curriculum Subject Themes and Topics


We've added Subject Themes and Topics for each Key Stage (2 / 3 / 4) to our curriculum overview pages on the website.

These will be updated each term for parents and carers to see the subjects/themes being studied within school each term and to provide further study suggestions.


For Key Stage 2 - click here

For Key Stage 3 - click here

For Key Stage 4 - click here






Silver Medal sucess - Penathlon Challenge - National U14 Swimming Finals


A huge congratulations to our U14 swimming team, and Instructor Mr Godbold, who yesterday claimed the Silver medal at London’s Aquatic Centre in the National U14 Swimming Final – Pentathlon's first ever nationwide pan-disability competition.
A report of the event can be found on the Penathlon Challenge website:


Key Stage 2 Lunchtime Street Dance Club with Go Geronimo dance teacher Rona Vaudin @MySchoolGames @northsuffolksg

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Parents and Carers Get Together (Beccles)


The next Satellite Parents and Carers Get Together meeting in Beccles will be held at the Butterflies Children’s Centre, Castle Hill, Beccles NR34 7BQ on Friday 26th January 2018

from 1.15pm- 2.15pm


So, if you have not been before, then what is stopping you dropping in for a cuppa and a chat? We are a friendly, informal group and everyone is welcome.


Contact Sam Bover 01502 565439 for more details




It is with great pleasure that I can share this wonderful Outstanding Ofsted Double news (Outstanding School Report & Outstanding Residence Report) following our school and residential provision Ofsted inspections back in November.


I would like to thank everyone involved in our school community for enabling these brilliant outcomes.

Leaders have already started looking at how our pupils can have learning activities beyond the school day to extend their learning further …so watch this space to find out more …


Sally Garrett




North Suffolk Primary Boccia Tournament 2017/18

We were delighted, despite the snow, to host the North Suffolk Primary Boccia Tournament 2017/18 today. 

TASAT teams came in 5th and 10th places.

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TASAT Sports Leaders have successfully completed the Boccia England Young Leaders Award on Thursday 23rd November. This experience and qualification is perfect preparation for the Sports Leaders, who will be officiating at the Primary and High School Boccia tournaments on 30th November and 25th January.  Thank you to Boccia England course tutor Paul Ashbridge and Jeffrey Hoey (North Suffolk Schools’ Health & Fitness Partnership), for organising the course for our pupils.


You can see photos of Our Sports Leaders on our Facebook page:



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