We would like to say a big thank you to Waitrose volunteers Alison, Akta, Joe and Dave from the local Walton branch who came to school today to provide manual labour out on the school field, tidying up our vegetable beds. It is part of a Waitrose initiative whereby each branch across the country supports a local [...]
On Wednesday morning, Squirrel Class shared with us a delightful class assembly all about the miraculous transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly. The children sang and performed beautifully and we thoroughly enjoyed watching them present their learning so confidently in their bug outfits and antennae. We all joined in for a sing-a-long of 5 [...]
The children in Year 4, whose topic enquiry this half-term is ‘Walton – is it a wonderful town?’, have partnered with the local dramatic society, the Ember Players, in promoting their latest production ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Cameron in Year 4 told us;’ On Wednesday some of the cast from Alice in Wonderland came to take [...]
The Year 5 children and staff will no doubt be exhausted this evening when they return home from their week’s residential down in Cornwall. They will also be full of great memories of what sounds like a wonderful week away. The sun has shone for most of their time in Bude and the children have [...]
We were surrounded by the sounds of the rainforest on Wednesday morning as Fox Class presented an awe inspiring assembly all about the amazing rainforest, its incredible diversity and why we should protect it. The children’s presentations were beautifully, sensitively and creatively put together and the effect was very dramatic. Thank you, Foxes, for reminding [...]
On Thursday 2nd May, Ashley school welcomed back an ex-pupil for a junior assembly. Lily Rice (sister of George in year six) has just spent three months working with a school in Uganda. Lily came back to Ashley to share her experiences. The children were all engaged in how different life is for a child [...]
Year 6 would like to thank all who donated. An estimated 200 bags were loaded onto the van on Monday for processing, we will report the amount raised as soon as we know the kilos donated.
Year 4 walked around Walton discovering how Walton has changed over the years. They took photographs of streets and buildings to see how the scenery has altered over time as part of their learning enquiry Walton: Is it a wonderful town?
Year 3 started their topic enquiry on ‘Could I survive in the rainforest?’ by getting all hot and bothered! They headed to the Tropical Zone at RHS Wisley Gardens to discover what grows in a rainforest and were amazed by the size of the plants and leaves that grow there. They discovered some of the [...]
Thank you so much for the beautiful Easter bonnets, they were amazing! The children all had fun dancing round the hall in the morning wearing their bonnets. We return to school on Monday, 15th April. Happy Easter, everyone!