Our School

Ashwell SchoolAshwell Primary School is a popular and successful village school, serving Ashwell and surrounding villages, with about 270 children on roll. The school was originally built in 1878 but there have been substantial additions and alterations over the years so the school now has ten classrooms and two halls. There is a Nursery class which forms part of our large, open-plan Foundation Stage Unit.

The school staff are friendly and supportive, with a mixture of long established, experienced staff and newer members. Our children are well behaved and enthusiastic about learning, and our parents are supportive and closely involved in school life.

The school plays a central role in the life of the community.

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Headteacher’s Welcome

Welcome to our school website. Ashwell Primary School is a nurturing school where the children are at the heart of everything we do. Set in the idyllic village of Ashwell we work closely in partnership with the other local schools, nurseries and playgroups. We cater for children aged 3 to 11 years and currently have …

Online Safety

Online advice Online safety is an important part of keeping children safe at our school. Online safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online. Please click on the links below for further useful information. NSPCC UK Safer Internet Centre Childnet Online Safety Policy Herts for Learning eSafety/Online Safety Newsletters  

Pupil Voice

At Ashwell Primary School we believe that our pupils are the most important people! Our head teacher, Mr England, is always keen to know what the children think and they have lots of opportunities to share their thoughts on school issues – both formally and informally. School Council The main aim of the School Council …

Safeguarding

Everyone has a responsibility for safeguarding children and young people. At Ashwell School the safety of our pupils is paramount. Please read our policy below for more information. Please click on the links below for further useful information. Keeping Children Safe in Education – September 2016 The Prevent Duty – June 2015 Mental Health and …

Vision and Values

At Ashwell School we seek to provide stimulating, varied and challenging experiences which inspire in all our children a lifelong zest for learning, so that they can become the best that they can be, academically, socially, creatively and physically. Our children are encouraged to become confident, self-motivated and independent learners who take responsibility for their …

Staff

Senior Leadership Team Roles Mr S England Headteacher Designated Senior Lead for Child Protection Miss E Allworth Deputy Headteacher (Maternity Leave) Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Child Protection Mrs R Wild Acting Deputy Headteacher INCO & SENCO Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Child Protection Mrs T Young Head of Early Years Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Child Protection Mrs …

Governors

Staff governors are elected by and from staff at the school. Parent governors are elected by and from parents and carers of pupils at the school. LA governors are appointed by the local authority (Herts County Council). Co-opted governors are appointed by the governing body. The term of office is 4 years.   Governor Body …

Admissions

In Year Admissions In Year Applicants should follow the procedure outlined at: HCC In Year Admissions   Nursery Admissions Ashwell Primary School is its own admission authority for nursery places. Children are normally admitted to our nursery class in the September after their third birthday, subject to a place being available. The school is responsible for …

Policies

Contact Us

To contact the school office please use the details at the top of this page. School Business Manager:  Mrs Tracy Bowen Administrator: Mrs Louise Bruning Data Protection Office : Mrs Lynda Caldwell – DPO@ashwell.herts.sch.uk   Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator: Mrs Rebecca Ward – senco@ashwell.herts.sch.uk   The Governors, the PTA and the Friends can be contacted …