Ashover Primary School News
The latest news stories from Ashover Primary School.
- Open Centre Visit
Our pupils enjoyed learning about Muslim cultures and traditions this week. They dressed up, listened to music, took part in a Muslim marriage ceremony and asked lots of questions.
- Defibrullator Installed
We are delighted to inform you that we have had a Defibrullator installed on the from of the school building. Thanks to Ashover Juniors and The Medical Centre for contributing to the costs.
- Mode Shift Stars Bronze Award
I am delighted to inform you that Ashover Primary School has achieved the Bronze Award from Mode Shift Stars for our commitment to sustainable travel and road safety.
- Derby Refugee Centre Support
Some pupils have visited the Derby Refugee Centre to take donations of food and toys. They had a tour of the centre and met some of the volunteers and refugees.
- Story Writing Competition
Congratulations to Catherine, Olive and Beatrice for winning the Derby Market Hall story writing competition and winning musical instruments for our school.
- Restart a Heart
The children have had a visit from the Fire Safety Team to learn CPR in the event of an emergency.
- Project Playground
Our Sponsored Rainbow Walk raised an amazing £2400 which takes our playground resurfacing fund to £12000. Well done to all the children for taking part and to all those who so generously made donations.
- Keeping Safe
In the Summer term our pupils have been taught about water, road and fire safety. Our digital leaders have taught their peers about the potential dangers of online games including Fortnite.
- Quality Mark
In June 2018 we were delighted to have been awarded the Quality Mark for the fifth time. This recognises our basic skills in teaching, learning, planning and assessment.
- Engineering Awards
All our pupils enjoyed Engineering week where they met several engineers. Our pupils entered a competition and many were awarded merits and distinctions and were invited to see their work displayed at the University of Coventry.