Ashley School is a New Entrant to Year 8 primary school in Rangiora, North Canterbury.
Ashley School has an end of year roll of over 180 students. It currently has seven classrooms, a modern school hall and administration block and a library.
Ashley School is zoned.
The school is a focus for the Ashley community. Parents are welcomed into our school and encouraged to be active partners with the school. We have a very proactive Board of Trustees and a very supportive Parent Teacher Association (PTA). To find out more about Ashley School peruse the rest of our website, contact the school or chat to a parent with children at the school.
At Ashley School we firmly believe in our vision statement REACH, it is an integral part of who we are and what we would like to offer our students.
Stay in touch with the latest student news from their classroom blogs or download and read the school newsletter. You can also catch up with the principal and librarian by visiting their blogs or check the school calendar to find out about upcoming events and school information has term and holiday dates.
Please have a look at the sporting and extra curricular activities offered by Ashley School - we have something for everyone.
The Staff carpark will be out of use to all parents and students due to health and safety reasons from Monday 27 June 2016 until further notice.
Ashley School Poetry Winners
Results from the Poetry Competition under 'Curriculum'
A Musical Production by the Senior Students of Ashley School
Written by Jane Neilsen and Owen Gray
When a small town is overrun by street kids who better to deal with the problem than the army? Even if that army happens to be a unit of well trained riotous rodents!
Ratbags is a modern day Pied Piper, but the roles are reversed - the streets are cleaned up, the rats become heroes, and all the old fogies still boogie and rave. They do the chicken dance, the foxtrot and even the Mexican wave!
This is a delightful tale where street kids rule.
When - Thursday 13 October 2016
Where - Rangiora Town Hall auditorium.
Tickets - $10 per adult, $5 per child 13 and under
$25 family concession 2 adults and 2-4 children
The Townies - butchers, bakers, waiters, chef, mayor, mayor’s assistant, townsfolk
The Street Rats - Freak, Spud, Wart, Gnawra, street rats
The Rat Army - Major Piper, Lance Corporal, Corporal, Sergeant, soldiers
The Silver Liners - Ethel, Esme, Beryl, Sydney, Daisy, George, old folk
All auditions are presentation of a prepared song.
Years 5 and 6 Thursday 23 June from 12.45pm in the hall.
Years 7 and 8 Friday 24 June from 12.45pm in the hall.
Anyone who has not been heard after these sessions will be auditioned on Monday 27 June 2016.
Christchurch Primary Schools Cultural Festival
Our school is going to be a part of the Christchurch Primary Schools Cultural Festival this year in September. This is an annual event in which 70 schools participate to show their culture. Our kapa haka group is 99 strong now, with students all the way from New Entrants to Year 8, and the group is practising every week under the tutelage of Matua Maaka Tau.
Scrap Metal Wanted!
Ashley School would like to thank 'The Southern Trust' for the approval of our application for $3,000.00 worth of reading books for the middle and junior school. This will help tremendously with their reading programme. We now have 27 new titles with 10 books in each set.
One of each new title.
A wonderful parade to finish up with on book week.