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26 Jul 2018

Fantastic SATs results

We are extremely pleased with the children's continued hardwork and effort, whilst still enjoying all that Willesley School has to offer. This year, 78% of our Year 6 pupils obtained a Secondary Ready SATS mark in all three subjects (Reading, Writing and Maths) - a fantastic achievement! To find out ... (click to read more)

01 Jun 2018

Cashless Site

From August 2018, we will become a cashless site. Another step forward to continue with efficiencies is the removal of cash/cheque payments from school. 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 ... (click to read more)

01 Jun 2018

New school App - Weduc

Back in May 2018, we launched our new school app through a company called Weduc. This is a complete communication tool that the school will be using to communicate with parents. The system is secure as access is only available to Willesley parents who are given a unique logon code ... (click to read more)

01 Jun 2018

Latest newsletter - May 2018

Find out what has been happening in school in the lastest newsletter for April and May 2018 ... (click to read more)

25 Apr 2018

Learning Support Assistant Vacancies

We curently have vacancies for Learning Support Assistants at our school. Please use link below for more information and application details. 3 x Classroom Learning Support Assistants 3 x SEN Learning Support Assistants Please click here to access our job site ... (click to read more)

09 Apr 2018

KS2 Teacher Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a KS2 Teacher to start in August 2018. Please click here for further information.   ... (click to read more)

09 Apr 2018

February and March Newsletter

Take a look at our latest newsletter for February and March! We have had some lovely events and activities taking place - much to celebrate at our school.   Feb/Mar 2018 Newsletter ... (click to read more)

02 Feb 2018

Lastest School News

Our latestest newsletter is available here ... (click to read more)

02 Feb 2018

Tree Planting

Children across the school planted new hazel, wild cherry and silver birch trees in our Forest School area on 1st February. Fingers crossed they thrive! #loving the worms     ... (click to read more)

18 Dec 2017

Changes in Leadership for January 2018

Dear Parents and Carers There will be some changes to the Leadership Team from January 2018. Please click here to read more ... (click to read more)

10 Dec 2017

Christmas theatre treat

We are pleased to welcome a theatre company into school on the last week of term to perform 'A Christmas Carol' for the pupils. More information can be found here ... (click to read more)

15 Sep 2017

Parent Governor Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent Governor on the Local Governing Body of Ashby Willesley Primary School. The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd October 2017 at 3.30pm. Further information can be found here ... (click to read more)

31 Aug 2017

Exciting Sporting Events

Last year was a very successful and busy year of sport at Ashby Willesley. Mr Smedley, Mrs Blackburn and Miss Elliott are very proud of what the school achieved and are looking to do even better this year! Already there is a wide range of events that are going to ... (click to read more)

24 Jul 2017

School Nurse Drop In Sessions

We are pleased to be working in partnership with Leicestershire NHS to offer drop-in sessions for parents at the school with the Healthy Child Programme Nurse (previously called school nurse). Sessions are currently planned as follows: 19th Sept 2017 - 2.30pm to 4pm 12th Oct 2017 - 8.30am to 10am 12th Dec 2017 ... (click to read more)

11 Jul 2017

Sierra Leone update

See the amazing progress made already from your kind donations - the small change given to make the coin map.  Sierra Leone Update ... (click to read more)

11 Jul 2017

Newsletter June/July 2017

The most amazing year almost complete! Check out our latest newsletter here ... (click to read more)

09 May 2017

Willesley Gets Active!

Week beginning 15th May, we would like all children to be as active in their everyday life as possible. It is National Walk to School Week, which is a great choice if this is an option for your family, but if not, try to be as active as you ... (click to read more)

09 May 2017

WASPS Spring Fair - Friday 19th May

Come along to the fun of the Spring Fair! WASPS have been busy organising this year's event (19th May 2017) themed around Alice in Wonderland. Come along, have fun and support the school raising money towards new resources. See the flyer below for more information.  Spring Fair Flyer ... (click to read more)

25 Apr 2017

Open Evening - 5th Oct 2017

Do you have a child due to start school in September 2018? Ashby Willesley Primary School invites you to our Open Evening on Thursday 5th October 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Come along and meet our Headteacher, Mr Brookes, and find out what we can offer your child and what makes Willesley a successful and ... (click to read more)

28 Feb 2017

World Book Day 2nd March 2017

World Book Day - Thursday 2nd March 2017 Lots of exciting things happening in school to encourage a love of reading! For more details, click here Children can dress up as their favourite character and bring along their book - donations of £1 for Internation Book Aid The Book Fair is here during ... (click to read more)

08 Feb 2017

Latest newsletter - January 2017

Our latest newsletter is available here. Great things happening in and out of school. ... (click to read more)

08 Feb 2017

Earwig Launches!

The school have been using a new piece of software to record children's progress in photographs and videos through a system called Earwig. Parents are now able to log on and see what their child has been doing in school. For more information: Parent Letter Earwig Flyer ... (click to read more)

18 Jan 2017

Parents Forum Minutes December 2016

The parent class representatives met again on 2nd December 2016 to discuss school issues with our governors and senior staff. Please see the minutes from the meeting and class representatives here. Next meetings are scheduled for: Friday 17th March - 2pm Friday 16th June - 2pm ... (click to read more)

30 Nov 2016

Parents Forum 2nd Dec 2016

The next Parents Forum meeting will be held on Friday 2nd December at 2pm. Please see agenda here. ... (click to read more)

11 Nov 2016

Children in Need 2016

The Purple Parliament have decided to support Children in Need again this year - and this time they would like children to wear Spotty clothing on Friday 18th November in return to £1 donations.  ... (click to read more)

02 Nov 2016

Admissions Policy 2018-19 consultation

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 period will run from Wednesday 2nd November 2016 to Wednesday 4th January 2017. The proposed changes are detailed in ... (click to read more)

11 Oct 2016

Zero Tolerance and Code of Conduct for Parents

We have recently distributed our Zero Tolerance Policy and Code of Conduct for Parents Policy. Please ensure that you read them. Ashby Willesley Primary School has high standards and expects respect from all of our pupils, parents, staff and visitors. ... (click to read more)

11 Oct 2016

Term Dates 2017 - 2018

The term dates for 2017-18 have now been agreed by our Governors. For further information please click here ... (click to read more)

06 Oct 2016

Open Evening

There will be an Open Evening on Thursday 6th October at 6.30pm. This is aimed at parents that are considering which school to choose for children due to start school in September 2017. To book a place, please call the school on 01530 413654 or email office@willesley.leics.sch.uk. There will ... (click to read more)

03 Oct 2016

Mental Maths

We have recently sent home a letter regarding Mental Maths books that are available to buy and use at home with your child.  For more information about mathematical methods used in school, please see this link. ... (click to read more)

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