Ashford Church of England Primary School

Ashford Church of England Primary School

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Welcome

WELCOME to Ashford Church of England Primary School.

On behalf of the staff, children and governors, I would like to thank you for visiting our website and expressing an interest in our school.

We are a two-form entry Voluntary Aided Primary School administered by the London Diocesan Board of Schools and Surrey County Council. Our school has a long history in the community. Having been established in 1817, we recently celebrated our 200th anniversary! We are firmly rooted in our Christian ethos, aiming to celebrate the fullness of God in all of our pupils as we grow together to ‘Believe, Achieve and Succeed’. Worship and prayer is integral to our daily life at Ashford, and in all that we do, centred in the Bible and the life and teachings of Jesus.

Today we are very proud to have continued the tradition set by our founders. We believe that children learn best within a happy and secure environment where they feel valued and respected, regardless of ability, faith or background. We aim to provide a rich and varied curriculum that meets the needs of all our pupils. We have high expectations and all children are encouraged to have high aspirations.

Following our most recent Ofsted inspection, in September 2018, we remain a GOOD school, and are now working rigorously on our improvement points from our latest report.

Our partnership between Laleham and Ashford Church of England Primary Schools, which was set up in September 2018, ensures that this is an exciting time of new opportunities for the school. We have a hard-working, dynamic staff team who are centred on ensuring all children achieve the best they can at Ashford, and are committed to taking the school forward into a bright future, centred around our new vision statement:

Our School Vision Statement

We are a caring Christian community where everyone adopts an “I can” attitude; everyone feels valued, safe and loved by God. We celebrate our God-given individuality, achievements and talents and we aspire, with God’s help, to become the best that we can be. We believe that each one of us has the ability to achieve our highest potential, living and learning in the fullness of God.

I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.
Philippians 4v13

We know choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. The best way to get a flavour of Ashford CE is to come to see our school in action, and we would be more than happy to show you around.

We look forward to meeting you.

Neil Meehan
Executive Headteacher
Laleham and Ashford C of E Primary Schools Partnership