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25 Sep 2018

Y3 Roman Day Oct 2018

September 2018 Dear Parents, We are having an inspirational Roman Day to launch our Roman Topic on Tuesday 30th October. Children will need to dress as a Roman for the day; please begin to think about how your child will dress on the day, home-made is often best! Staff will ... (click to read more)

24 Sep 2018

Harvest Festival Oct 2018

September 2018 Harvest Festival at St Helen’s Church - Thursday 4th October 10am – Years 1 - 6 Dear Parents, You are invited to join us for our Harvest Service on Thursday 4th October. As usual this takes place in St Helen’s Church, South Street at 10am. If you would like to ... (click to read more)

31 Aug 2018

Open Evening 4th October 2018

Open Evening Flyer - 4th Oct 2018 ... (click to read more)

28 Jun 2018

Foundation Stage (Acorn 1 & 2) Sports Morning 2018

28th July 2018 FOUNDATION STAGE SPORTS MORNING 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to invite you to join us on the morning of Wednesday 4th July to support your child in their first school Sports Day. Please drop your child off in the morning as normal (the children will change into their PE ... (click to read more)

12 Jun 2018

Changes for Aug 2018

Dear Parents, Cashless Site Another step forward to continue with efficiencies is the removal of cash/cheque payments. Many schools now operate as a cashless site as online payments become the norm. The school now takes very little cash and therefore this is no longer an efficient way of working. Therefore, from August, the school ... (click to read more)

11 Jun 2018

Year 5 Battram Wood Trip - 26/6/18

Dear Parents Science Visit to Battram Woods Tuesday 26th June We are planning a science based educational visit to Battram Woods on Tuesday 26th ... (click to read more)

17 May 2018

Y6 Snowdome July 2018

May 2018 Year 6 Trip to the Snowdome, Tamworth – Wednesday 11th July 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to offer a fun day out to Year 6 before leaving us to go to Secondary School. We are pleased, therefore, to offer a day trip to the Snowdome in Tamworth and we hope ... (click to read more)

01 May 2018

Y5 Design & Technology Day May 2018

Dear Parents Year 5 Design & Technology Day - Friday 18th May 2018 On Friday 18th May, pupils will be making models that they have designed using CAM mechanisms. Parents or grandparents are invited to support children in their efforts between 9.30am and 11.30am (or any part of this). We appreciate that ... (click to read more)

27 Apr 2018

Y6 Parents Update April 2018

24th April 2018 Dear Parents/Guardian, We have a busy time ahead of us in Year 6 before they leave us, so thought an outline of key events would be useful for you. Mock SATS This week, we have had ‘Mock SATs’ with the children, to give them a feel for what it will ... (click to read more)

20 Apr 2018

Y2 Cattow Farm Trip 24/5/18

20th April 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to end our Down on the Farm topic with a trip to Cattows Farm in Heather on Thursday 24th May. Here the children will get to enjoy a tractor ride, a map reading tour and the opportunity to plant seeds and cut crops. We will ... (click to read more)

10 Apr 2018

Science Fair May 2018

Science Fair How does…? We are excited to announce there will be a science fair held in our school on Tuesday 22nd May. The best entrants will go forward to represent Willesley Primary School at the Ashby School science fair, along with other primary schools from the local area, on Tuesday 12th June. You must ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2018

Sports Relief 2018

Sport Relief 2018 Dear Parents As Sports Relief 2018 is approaching, we wanted to share our plans with you. This year, our focus will be a series of physical activities within the school day during the week. Children will do extra ‘Runner or Skipping Beans’, Five-a day- Fitness and other ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2018

1JM Progress Afternoons 17th & 22nd March 2018

7th March 2018 Dear Parents Class Update for 1JM We have now been informed that Miss Martindale will be absent until Easter. It is possible that she may return after this break. We have continued to provide consistency with staff working in the classroom and this has been the case now for ... (click to read more)

28 Feb 2018

Year 6 Residential October 2018

26th February 2018 Dear Parents, Many thanks for the prompt and positive responses that we received from you. We are now delighted to confirm that the Year 6 residential to Manor Adventure, Norfolk Lakes, will go ahead on 8th – 12th October 2018 at an approximate cost of £340 (£156 for Pupil ... (click to read more)

26 Feb 2018

Foundation Stage Sports Day 2018

23rd February 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to make you aware of a change of date for our Foundation Stage Children’s Sports morning. This will be taking place on Wednesday 4th July at 9:30 and will be a separate event to the planned Key Stage 1 Sports Morning. The event ... (click to read more)

09 Feb 2018

World Book Day March 2018

9th February 2018 Dear Parents This year we would like to celebrate World Book Day by hosting a week themed upon a book. Our Purple Parliament have been busy gathering ideas and the chosen theme will be ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Week commencing 26th February will feature activities, competitions and lessons based on ... (click to read more)

09 Feb 2018

Year 6 Residential October 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian, After over 20 years of visiting Red Ridge, we have decided that we would like to visit a new location and offer children an opportunity to participate in some different activities. We have also considered the timing of the residential and would like to use it as ... (click to read more)

05 Feb 2018

Progress Evenings - February 2018

Dear Parents,                Choose and book your own parents’ evening appointment times online We use an online booking system for Parents’ Evening and the next one is on Tuesday 27th February and Thursday 1st March for all classes from Year R to Year 6. Please go to the website: http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/ashbywillesley to book appointments. ... (click to read more)

26 Jan 2018

Year 5 Orienteering Competition March 18

Dear Parent/Carer We’d like to invite your child to represent the school in an Orienteering Competition. It is being held at Donisthorpe Woodlands (Jungle Madness) on Tues 20th March and our allocated time slot is from 12.15pm – approximately 2pm We’d appreciate it if you could let us know if ... (click to read more)

18 Dec 2017

Changes in Leadership for January 2018

Changes in Leadership from January 2018 Dear Parents and Carers, Since conversion to an academy, the last 18 months have certainly been busy at Ashby Willesley with lots of progress and achievements accomplished throughout all sectors of the school and with all pupils. Along with these school advances we have also ... (click to read more)

08 Dec 2017

'A Christmas Carol' - visiting theatre company performance 2017

Dear Parents                                                                  ‘A Christmas Carol’ – Thursday 21st December 2017  We are delighted to tell you about a Christmas treat ... (click to read more)

07 Dec 2017

Y6 Stone Age Workshop 9/01/2018

Dear Parent /Guardian Next term, out topic is called ‘Survival of the Fittest’, during which we will be learning about the Stone Age. We are delighted to have the opportunity of a Historical company, Portal to the Past, coming to work with us during the school day on Tuesday 9th January ... (click to read more)

07 Dec 2017

KS2 Carol Service Tuesday 19th December 2017

7th December 2017 Dear Parents, KS2 Carol Service: Tuesday 19th December The KS2 Carol Service takes place Tuesday 19th December, 6:30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Hill, Ashby.  Children need to be at the church by 6:15pm All children in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 are participating – please accompany your child ... (click to read more)

28 Nov 2017

Y5 Global Leicester Trip 18/01/2018

 Y5 Global Leicester Trip 18/01/2018 ... (click to read more)

24 Nov 2017

FS & KS1 Christmas Performances 2017

 FS &KS1 Christmas Performances 2017 ... (click to read more)

20 Nov 2017

Christmas Lunch 18/12/2017

 Christmas Lunch 18/12/2017 ... (click to read more)

17 Nov 2017

Christmas Decoration Morning 2017

 Christmas Decoration Morning 2017 ... (click to read more)

15 Nov 2017

Maths Evening 21/11/17

 Maths Evening 21/11/17 ... (click to read more)

07 Nov 2017

Year 5 VE Day Tea Party 2017

 Year 5 VE Day Tea Party 2017 ... (click to read more)

06 Nov 2017

Xmas Fair 8/12/17

 Xmas Fair 8/12/17 ... (click to read more)

06 Nov 2017

Odd Socks Day 13/11/2017

 Odd Socks Day 13/11/2017 ... (click to read more)

17 Oct 2017

Cross Country Dates

 Cross Country 2017-18 Dear Pupils and Parents   2017/2018 North West Leicestershire Schools Cross Country League   The dates for the new Schools Country League have been issued and we would like to forward them to you for your diaries. These races will be run as a league, with individual medals for the top 3 ... (click to read more)

12 Oct 2017

WASPs Christmas Fundraiser 2017

 WASPs Christmas Fundraiser 2017 ... (click to read more)

10 Oct 2017

Maths Evening Nov 2017

 Maths Evening Nov 2017 ... (click to read more)

10 Oct 2017

Metal Maths Years 2 - 6

 Mental Maths Year 2 - 6 ... (click to read more)

10 Oct 2017

Social Media 2017

 Social Media 2017 ... (click to read more)

04 Oct 2017

Parent Governor Election Ballot

 Parent Governor Election - Oct 2017  Candidate Statements ... (click to read more)

03 Oct 2017

Y2 STEM Workshop 02.18

 Y2 STEM Workshop 02.18 ... (click to read more)

03 Oct 2017

Y3 STEM Workshop 02.18

 Y3 STEM Workshop 02.18 ... (click to read more)

02 Oct 2017

Y4 Materials request 2017

 Y4 Materials request 2017 ... (click to read more)

25 Sep 2017

Harvest Festival Oct 2017

 Harvest Festival Oct 2017 ... (click to read more)

25 Sep 2017

Year 6 Red Ridge Residential 2018

 Year 6 Red Ridge Residential 2018 ... (click to read more)

22 Sep 2017

Parents Evening - October 2017

 Parents Evening October 2017 ... (click to read more)

07 Sep 2017

FS Welcome Party 2017

 FS Welcome Party ... (click to read more)

07 Sep 2017

WASPs Community Event 2017

 WASPs Community Event 2017 ... (click to read more)

05 Sep 2017

Clubs Survey

 Clubs Survey Clubs and Activities Survey Following feedback from our school Parents’ Forum, the Governing Body, are reviewing the current offering of school activities and clubs, with the aim of improving the variety and availability of activities/clubs that the children can take part in.  This review will look at activities/clubs we ... (click to read more)

04 Sep 2017

Y3 Roman Day Sept 2017

 Y3 Roman Day Sept 2017 ... (click to read more)

01 Sep 2017

Y2 Art Work 2017

 Y2 Art Work 2017 ... (click to read more)

28 Jun 2017

Music Tuition 2017-18

 Music Tuition 2017/18 Dear Parents, Instrumental Tuition 2017-18 All children are offered the opportunity to have Peripatetic Instrumental Tuition during the school day. We recommend participation from Year 3 upwards although some children do show interest and commitment earlier than this and are able to have lessons.  We currently offer tuition for ... (click to read more)

21 Jun 2017

Y6 Leicester Canal Walk & Cathedral Visit

 Y6 Leicester Canal Walk & Cathedral Visit ... (click to read more)

19 Jun 2017

KS2 Sports Afternoon 4/7/2017

 KS2 Sports Afternoon 4/7/17  KS2 Sports Afternoon Map ... (click to read more)

19 Jun 2017

Year 6 Performance 2017

 Year 6 Performance 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 Jun 2017

Willesley's Got Talent 2017

 Willesley's Got Talent 2017  Willesley's Got Talent 2017 entry form ... (click to read more)

05 Jun 2017

Staff Structure for September 2017

 Staffing Structure Sept 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 May 2017

Y4 Battram Wood Trip 2017

 Y4 Battram Wood Trip 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 May 2017

Y6 Cyclocross Skills Day 2017

 Y6 Cyclocross Skills Day 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 May 2017

Y6 Snowdome July 2017

 Y6 Snowdome July 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

Y2 Trip to Cattows Farm 2017

 Y2 Trip to Cattows Farm 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

5TC Trip to Battram Wood 2017

 5TC Trip to Battram Wood 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

5HE Trip to Battram Wood 2017

 5HE Trip to Battram Wood 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

Willesley Active Week 2017

 Willesley Active Week 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

WASP's Spring Fair Flyer 2017

 WASP's Spring Fair Flyer 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

Spring Fair Mad Hatters Competition 2017

 Spring Fair Mad Hatters Competition 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

Spring Fair Volunteer Form 2017

 Spring Fair Volunteer Form 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 May 2017

Sierra Leone Awareness Day 2017

 Sierra Leone Awareness Day 2017 ... (click to read more)

03 Apr 2017

FS Ashby Castle April 2017

 Ashby Castle - April 2017 ... (click to read more)

30 Mar 2017

Science Fair May 2017

 Science Fair May 2017 ... (click to read more)

13 Mar 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

 Red Nose Day 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 Mar 2017

Y5 D & T Morning 2017

 Y5 D & T Morning 2017 ... (click to read more)

06 Mar 2017

Cross Country 8 March 2017

 Whole School Cross Country - 08 March 2017 ... (click to read more)

03 Mar 2017

Y3 New Walk Museum Trip 2017

 Y3 New Walk Museum Trip 2017 ... (click to read more)

10 Feb 2017

World Book Day 2017

 World Book Day 2017 ... (click to read more)

08 Feb 2017

E Safety Tips 2017

 E-Safety Tips 2017 ... (click to read more)

01 Feb 2017

Parents Evening February 2017

 Parents Evening February 2017 ... (click to read more)

31 Jan 2017

Y5 Orienteering Competition March 2017

 Y5 Orienteering Competition March 2017 ... (click to read more)

31 Jan 2017

Admissions Consultation - Response to Stakeholders

 Admissions Consultation - Response to Stakeholders ... (click to read more)

26 Jan 2017

Y1 French Breakfast 31.1.17

 Y1 French Breakfast 31.1.17 ... (click to read more)

23 Jan 2017

Y6 Warning Zone 2017

 Y6 Warning Zone 2017 ... (click to read more)

18 Jan 2017

WASPS Race Night

 WASPS Race Night ... (click to read more)

18 Jan 2017

Parent Forum - 02 Dec 2016

 Parent Forum Minutes 02/12/2016  Parent Forum Representatives ... (click to read more)

17 Jan 2017

Year 2 Newsletter Spring 2017

 Year 2 Spring 2017 Newsletter  Year 2 Topic Information ... (click to read more)

16 Jan 2017

Young Voices 2017 - Final Letter

 Young Voices 2017 - Final Letter ... (click to read more)

09 Jan 2017

Y5 Bikeability 2017

 Y5 Bikeability 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 Jan 2017

Y3 Spring Term Newsletter 2017

 Y3 Spring Term Newsletter 2017 ... (click to read more)

06 Jan 2017

Y6 Parents Information Evening 2017

 Y6 Parents Information Evening 2017 ... (click to read more)

13 Dec 2016

Year 4 Newsletter 12.16

 Y4 Newsletter 12/16 ... (click to read more)

12 Dec 2016

Y6 visit to Ashby Court Nursing Home 2016

 Y6 visit to Ashby Court Nursing Home 2017 ... (click to read more)

09 Dec 2016

Change of Menu w/c 12/12/16

 Change of Menu e/c 12/12/16 ... (click to read more)

07 Dec 2016

Y6 Stone Age Day 2017

 Y6 Stone Age Day 2017 ... (click to read more)

01 Dec 2016

Y4 Greek Feast 2017

 Y4 Greek Feast 2017 ... (click to read more)

29 Nov 2016

KS2 Carol Service 2016

 KS2 Carol Service 2016 ... (click to read more)

25 Nov 2016

Decorations Morning 2016

 Decorations Morning 2016 ... (click to read more)

21 Nov 2016

Christmas Dinner 2016

 Christmas Dinner 2016  Menu ... (click to read more)

14 Nov 2016

Y5 WW2 Party 2016

 Y5 WW2 Party 2016 ... (click to read more)

14 Nov 2016

Y5 Belgrave Leicester Trip 2017

 Y5 Belgrave Leicester Trip 2017 ... (click to read more)

11 Nov 2016

Children in Need - 18 Nov 2016

 Children in Need - Friday 18th November Please see letter above - Friday 18th is Spotty Day in return for £1 donations to Children in Need 2016 ... (click to read more)

02 Nov 2016

Consultation - Admissions Policy 2018-19

 Admissions Policy consultation letter    Admissions Policy consultation document    Proposed Admissions Policy 2018-19 for Ashby Willesley Primary School   Admissions Policy Consultation 2018-19 As part of becoming an academy, the school is now responsible for setting its own admissions policy. We are currently consulting about proposed changes to our admissions criteria from September 2018. The consultation ... (click to read more)

05 Oct 2016

Y6 Red Ridge Residential 3rd - 7th April 2016

 Y6 Red Ridge Residential 3rd - 7th April 2016 ... (click to read more)

05 Oct 2016

Y4 Hollowford Residential 24th - 26th April 2016

 Y4 Hollowford Residential 24th - 26th April 2016 ... (click to read more)

05 Oct 2016

Y3 Jewry Wall Museum Trip 2016

 Y3 Jewry Wall Museum Trip 2016 ... (click to read more)

28 Sep 2016

Parents Evening October 2016

 Parents Evening October 2016 ... (click to read more)

23 Sep 2016

Y1 Fruit Day 2016

 Y1 Fruit Day 2016 ... (click to read more)

23 Sep 2016

Y1 Parents Information Morning 2016

 Y1 Parent Information Morning 2016 ... (click to read more)

22 Sep 2016

Willesley School Bake Off 2016

 Willesley School Bake Off 2016 ... (click to read more)

22 Sep 2016

Cinderella Pantomime 2016

 Cinderella Pantomime 2016 ... (click to read more)

13 Sep 2016

Y5 Autumn Newsletter 2016

 Y5 Autumn Term Newsletter 2016 ... (click to read more)

08 Sep 2016

Y4 Viking Workshop Day 2016

 Y4 Viking Workshop Day 2016 ... (click to read more)

31 Aug 2016

Y2 Newsletter Autumn Term 2016

 Y2 Newsletter Autumn 2016  Y2 Topic web 2016 ... (click to read more)