OFSTED July 2017 “A Whisker from Outstanding”

Our school was inspected by OFSTED on the 4th July and we are very pleased with and proud of the outcome. We are also delighted to confirm another year of excellent SATS result in KS1, KS2 and Year 1 Phonics results  which are well above national expectations and reflect the excellent progress of our children. We will be publishing these on the SATS details page soon. Our Governors wanted to...

Read More

Golden year of sport for Team AK

Wow what a year our sports stars have had! We have broken all records the school has for medals won, golds won, events entered, pupils attending events. In school we have successful started a young sports leaders programme to promote games and challenges during break and lunch times. Last years investments in RealPE and the magnificent new PE Event Kit have both had a huge positive impact on the...

Read More

SIAMS OUTSTANDING

I am absolutely delighted and over the moon to be able to officially let you know that we have just received the report for our recent very rigorous  SIAMS Church school inspection and that we are OUTSTANDING in every category. I have attached the report for you to read and I think it sums up our school beautifully. The inspector told me that she found it difficult to fit everything she wanted...

Read More

Team AK’s ‘Grand Day Out’ wins SILVER at RHS Malvern Show!

How truly fabulous and exciting! The children, staff and volunteers have been working really hard to put together our Team AK Wallace and Gromit themed garden for the Malvern show this week (week of 8th May). From the chidlren’s initial design and planning ideas, to the developed design, onto a fabulous handmade rocket, the children busily decorating and growing plants, we have created this...

Read More

New promotional film for Team AK

Please see our new promotional film created by our children on the home page. Class 5 were given the task of creating a film to showcase our school. They all worked together to write a script and each had a part within the film. We were so fortunate to be given a special filming day by Zack Thompson’s mum through the Pauline Quirke Academy as a kind contribution to the school. We made the most...

Read More

Come to AKPS!

Read here why Class 6 think you should come to Ashton Keynes C of E...

Read More

World Book Day – Team AK all became Where’s Wally!

We celebrated World Book Day with a special whole school theme…Where’s Wally and his extended family. I was massively impressed with how everyone took part and made a real effort, the Team AK Wally family looked incredible. The children were given a star challenge across the day connected to reading and recommending books to others and there was a special find Wally activity at lunch...

Read More

Ashton Keynes Window Wanderland

  Wow! On Friday and Saturday night (24th & 25th February) Ashton Keynes shone brightly as over 55 households took part in decorating their windows for the community Window Wanderland project. We opened the trail 5:30 p.m. at the school where we unveiled our school ‘star’ window display. Many groups had been involved in this project including the WI, Golden Years, Church, Youth...

Read More

New Healthy Menu for Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club are proud to introduce their new healthy eating menu which is already proving to be very popular! Please click here to view the menu. For further information about the club please look under the resources section of this website.    

Read More

Team AK shines in smart new sports kit!

Our Year 5/6 tag rugby team went off in their super smart new sports kit to represent the school on Tuesday ( 20th Sept) and they made us so proud! I was so lucky to be there and see this first hand. Not only did they do ever so well finishing 2nd in their group of 5 teams, but they played proudly as a team in their amazing new kit. We were the smartest school there! Thank you to Mr Tanner for...

Read More

iSing Pop concert with special guest Bishop Lee

Our third amazing iSing pop concert took place on 9th June. We were fortunate to be able to be joined by members of the community including a special visit from the Bishop of Swindon. Representatives of local schools sent some members of staff to share in the experience and spread the word of iSing pop and how fantastic it is. We had 55 children out at District sports so our 90 infant children...

Read More

First Star Awarded

All of the children are working hard on a special challenge to earn their star badge. They have to show 10 learning behaviours in order to achieve their star including: perseverance, listening to others, challenging themselves. Darcey in year 6 is the first pupil in the school to get their special star badge. Congratulations to Darcey. I know everyone is working very hard to earn their 10 ticks....

Read More

Mille the T-Rex visits AK School

All of the children were fortunate to have a dinosaur come to visit us at Ashton Keynes as part of Class R’s topic work. Class R and 1 were able to meet baby Jack, a small but rather nippy dinosaur, and Millie a rather larger T-Rex! The whole school were able to meet Millie on the playground and what an amazing creature she was!

Read More

Safeguarding Visitor Procedures

At Ashton Keynes we take safeguarding very seriously; please click on the link below and take the time to read this 2 page document as it will explain the procedures for visiting the school on a daily basis. Safeguarding Visiting School Procedures

Read More

Outdoor Classroom welcomed by AK community

The grand official opening took place on Friday 16th October. We were joined by local MP James Gray, parents/carers and members of the community who enjoyed a wonderful performance from the children who sang in no less than three parts in honour of the event. To top it off the children, staff and governors surprised all the guests with an amazing flash mob dance to the appropriately named song...

Read More

Deputy Director of Education for the Bristol Diocese

Last week we were visited by the new Deputy Director of Education for the Bristol Diocese, Liz Townend. She was very impressed by the school and she wrote to Mrs Saville to say: “What an inspirational school you are creating. The environment inside and outside was very special. . I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and it seemed to me that the school community is a thriving place with happy...

Read More

World Record Hopping Video

  Take a look at FoAK’s amazing world record hopping video which was filmed by a drone.  

Read More

Thank you to the AK Development Trust

Team AK would like to give a huge thank you to the Development Trust for providing the funds to complete some fantastic refurbishments to our school. The funds have enabled us to create an extra class room adjoining class 4 providing an extra new space for the children to learn. We are also refitting the entrance hallway/stairs area to provide a new welcoming seating area. A storage room in the...

Read More

New AK School Prayer

We would like to share with you our new AK school prayer. It has thoughtfully been re-written by Worship Council alongside Reverend Shirley and Foundation Governor Mr David Tarr. Dear Father God Thank you for our friends and our whole school family. Help us all to work and learn together, to do our best at all times and to respect and help others. Bless everyone who comes to, or works at, our...

Read More