Recent Letters

Summer Term 2024

Y10 PE Practical Assessment – 14 June 2024
DofE Silver Assessed Expedition – 14 June 2024
Y10 Spanish Trip to Girona – 13 June 2024
Revision Techniques and Study Opportunities for Year 10 – 13 June 2024
Geography Trip to Iceland – 12 June 2024
Year 8 Screening – 11 June 2024
Spanish Trip to Girona – 24 May 2024
DoE Silver Assessed Expedition – 24 May 2024
Head of Year 8 – 23 May 2024
Year 7 Activity Days 2024 – 23 May 2024
GCSE Art Exhibition 2024 – 22 May 2024
Wimbledon Trip Ballot – 22 May 2024
A Level Art and Photography Exhibition 2024 – 22 May 2024
Year 10 Activity Days – 17 May 2024
Year 8 Activity Days – 17 May 2024
Year 7 Language Options – 16 May 2024
Year 11 Last Day and Commencement of Study Leave – 7 May 2024
Year 11 Last Day Arrangements 2024 – 1 May 2024
Year 11 Exams and Study Leave 2024 – 17 April 2024

Spring Term 2024

Headteacher’s End of Spring Term Letter – 28 March 2024
Year 10 Geography Fieldtrip – 28 March 2024
Parent Governor Election – 27 March 2024
Year 8 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening April 2024 – 20 March 2024
DofE Bronze Practice Expedition Weekend – 15 March 2024
Year 9 Activity Days – 14 March 2024
Parent Governor Vacancy – 12 March 2024
Letter from Herts Association of Secondary Heads – March 24
A Level Duchess of Malfi Theatre Trip – 11 March 2024
Year 10 Assessment Week Topics – 8 March 2024
Parent Overview of Year 10 Assessment Week – 8 March 2024
Year 10 Exams Week 1 March 2024 – 1 March 2024
GCSE Options Booklet 2024 – 2026 – February 2024
Year 10 Extended Learning Day Activities – 27 February 2024
Year 13 Economics Revision Workshop – 14 February 2024
Year 13 Business Revision Workshop – 14 February 2024
Year 7 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening March 2024 – 14 February 2024
Year 11 School Based Revision Support – 12 February 2024
Year 11 ELD 2024 – 12 February 2024
Year 13 PE Leave Permission 2024 – 12 February 2024
Traffic Consultation February 2024 – 7 February 2024
Year 12 UCAS Convention 2024 – 7 February 2024
Sixth form Machinal theatre trip April 2024 – 7 February 2024
Year 13 Extended Learning Day 2024 – 6 February 2024
Year 10 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening Feb 2024 – 2 February 2024
Y12 Careers Insight, Advice & Guidance – 01 February 2024
Y12 Work Experience – 31 January 2024
Y12 UCAS and Careers Evening – 31 January 2024
Year 9 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening Feb 2024 – 24 January 2024
Year 9 Options Evening – 22 January 2024
Year 11 Revision and Prom – 18 January 2024
Year 11 Geography Fieldtrip – 17 January 2024
Year 7 Science Museum Trip – 12 January 2024
GCSE Spanish Trip to Girona – 11 January 2024
Year 10 Work Experience Week Reminder – 9 January 2024
Year 11 Raising Achievement and Trials Results – 5 January 2024
Year 9 Work Shadowing March 2024 – 4 January 2024
Year 9 Work Shadow Letter for Employer – January 2024

Autumn Term 2023

Headteacher’s End of Term Letter – 20 December 2023
Year 7 Information and Support Evening Presentation – 20 December 2023
Year 11 GCSE MFL Speaking Exam Information – 18 December 2023
Year 10 Mock Interview Day – 14 December 2023
Year 11 GCSE PE Video Evidence – 12 December 2023
Year 11 Drama Theatre Trip – 4 December 2023
Year 7 Parents’ Support and Information Evening – 22 November 2023
Year 11 Trial Exam Arrangements – 14 November 2023
Year 10 Relationship & Sex Education – 10 November 2023
Ofsted Report – 10 November 2023
A Level Drama Trip 2024 – 8 November 2023
Year 11 Art Trial Exam – 2 November 2023
Year 10 Careers Programme – CV and Mock Interview – 31 October 2023
Year 11 Trial Exams – 30 October 2023
Year 12 London English Lang / Lit Conference – 30 October 2023
The Kite Runner Theatre Trip March 2024 – 18 October 2023
Food Technology Contribution Letter KS3 2023 – 18 October 2023
Non-Uniform Days 2023-24 – 16 October 2023
Year 10 Work Placement June 2024 – 11 October 2023
Year 10 French Study Trip 2024 Letter – 10 October 2023
Year 11 ‘Into the Sixth’ Evening – 9 October 2023
Year 11 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening November 2023 – 2 October 2023
Year 9 Parent Information Evening Invitation Letter – 02 October 2023
Physical Education and Sport at Ashlyns – 27 September 2023
Year 8 Parent Information Evening Invitation Letter – 26 September 2023
Year 13 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening – 22 September 2023
Year 13 Home Study Arrangements – 21 September 2023
Open Evening 2023 – 20 September 2023
The House of Bernada Alba Theatre Trip – 20 September 2023
Year 8 Extended Learning Day London Museums Trip – 20 September 2023
Technology Department V&A Trip – 18 September 2023
Ski Trip 2024 Information Evening – 18 September 2023
Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Enrolment – 18 September 2023
Year 11 Geography Field Trip – 18 September 2023
Year 8 Royal Navy Employability Workshop – 15 September 2023
Behaviour Update Letter – 8 September 2023
Year 10 Parent Information Evening – 8 September 2023
Year 12 Sixth Form Information Event – 7 September 2023
Year 7 Peak District Trip Information Evening – 7 September 2023
Year 11 Dr van der Spoel session – 6 September 2023
Start of Term Letter from the Headteacher – 5 September 2023

Letters 2022-23

Results Days – 12 July 2023
Industrial Action Arrangements: 28 June 2023
Drama Production: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 23 June 2023
Parent/Carer Survey 2023 – 13 June 2023
A Level Geography Residential Fieldwork final arrangements – 9 June 2023
A Level Photography and Fine Art Exhibition 2023 – 26 May 2023
GCSE Art Exhibition 2023 – 26 May 2023
Year 8 Language Options – 24 May 2023
Year 7 Language Options – 24 May 2023
Year 11 Yearbook – 12 May 2023
Year 11 Last Day and Commencement of Study Leave – 12 May 2023
DofE Bronze Assessed Expedition – 12 May 2023
Year 11 Hoodies – 5 May 2023
Year 11 Prom – 3 May 2023
Year 11 Exams and Study Leave – 28 April 2023
Industrial Action 27 April & 02 May – 19 April 2023

Headteacher’s end of term letter – 31 March 2023
Year 8 PTCE – March 2023
Year 7 Activity Days – 27 March 2023
Year 8 Activity Days – 22 March 2023
Sustainable Travel – 20 March 2023
Year 9 Bronze D of E Practice Expedition – 20 March 2023
Year 10 Activity Days – 17 March 2023
Year 10 Assessment Week Information – 17 March 2023
Year 10 Assessment Week Topics – 17 March 2023
Year 9 Activity Days – 13 March 2023
Year 13 Economics Revision Workshop – 10 March 2023
Year 13 Business Studies Revision Workshop – 10 March 2023
Industrial Action 15 & 16 March 2023 – 09 March 2023
Year 11 Easter Holiday and Supercram Revision Sessions 2023 – 02 March 2023
Year 11 Elevate Connect Revision 2023 – 02 March 2023
Industrial Action 01 March 2023 – 23 February 2023
Year 11 Half-Term Revision and Prom – 10 February 2023
Year 11 Extended Learning Day Trial Exams – 31 January 2023
Work Shadow Letter to Employer Jan 2023 – 30 January 2023
Industrial Action 01 February 2023 – 27 January 2023
Year 10 Work Shadowing – 19 January 2023
GCSE Options Evening February 2023 – 13 January 2023
Year 7 Science Museum Trip – 13 January 2023
Rewards and Consequences Update Letter – 06 January 2023

Headteacher’s End of Term Letter – 21 December 2022
BTEC H&SC Tech Component 3 – 21 December 2022
GCSE PE Revision Sessions – January to May 2023 – 15 December 2022
Feedback on Parent/Carer Survey 2022 – 7 December 2022
Year 7 Parents Support and Information Evening – 24 November 2022
Ski Trip 2024 Information Letter – 17 November 2022
KS3 Food Technology Lessons – 3 November 2022
Year 11 Trial Exams – 19 October 2022
Year 11 Trial Exams Timetable – 19 October 2022
Year 11 Geography Fieldwork Visit – 18 October 2022
Non-Uniform Days 2022-23 – 18 October 2022
Parliament Debate Competition – 13 October 2022
Woman in Black Theatre Trip – 13 October 2022
A Level Geography Fieldwork Trip – 12 October 2022
Year 11 Sports Tour Information Evening – 6 October 2022
Year 9 Parent Support and Information Evening – 06 October 2022
Year 7 BookBuzz Book Gift – 5 October 2022
Year 10 Science Revision Guides – 29 September 2022
Year 10 French Study Trip – 28 September 2022
Year 7 and Year 8 Author Visit: Chris Priestley – 27 September 2022
Year 9 Trip to Ypres – 27 September 2022
Year 8 Parents Support and Information Evening – 22 September 2022
Open Evening 2022 – 20 September 2022
Year 11 Raising Achievement Programme – 20 September 2022
Year 10 Parents Support and Information Evening – 14 September 2022
Year 7 – LRC Autumn Term Events – 8 September 2022
Year 7 – Welcome to PE – 8 September 2022
Rewards and Consequences Update – 7 September 2022
Year 7 Peak District Trip – Information Evening – 5 September 2022
Year 11 Effective Learning and Revision Workshops – 6 September 2022
Year 13 Elevate Study Skills Evening for Parents and Students – September 2022
Year 12 Information Evening – September 2022
Welcome Back Letter from the Headteacher – 6 September 2022

Letters 2021-22

End of Term letter from the Headteacher – 20 July 2022
Activity Day Update – 15 July 2022
Silver Assessed Duke of Edinburgh Expedition – 20 June 2022
Parent/Carer Survey 2022 – 17 June 2022
School Values – 17 June 2022
Clean Air Day – 15 June 2022
Ashlyns School Careers Programme – 7 June 2022
Year 10 Activity Days – 27 May 2022
Year 9 Chromebooks – 24 May 2022
Year 7 Activity Days – 18 May 2022
Year 11 Yearbook – 17 May 2022
Year 11 Last Day and Commencement of Study Leave – 13 May 2022
Year 8 Activity Days – 3 May 2022
Year 9 Activity Days – 3 May 2022
Year 11 Exams and Study Leave – 29 April 2022
DofE Bronze Assessed Expedition – 27 April 2022
DofE Silver Practice Expedition – 27 April 2022
Letter regarding exam timetables – 27 April 2022
Updated attendance guidance: living with Covid – 22 April 2022
Year 11 Hoodies – 19 April 2022
Headteacher’s End of Term Letter – 01 April 2022
Year 11 Prom – 31 March 2022
Sports Tour 2022 Payment Details – 31 March 2022
Year 13 Business Studies Revision Workshop – 24 March 2022
Year 8 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening – 23 March 2022
Year 13 Economics Revision Workshop – 18 March 2022
Sports Tour 2022 – 16 March 2022
Year 10 Assessment Week – 9 March 2022
Year 11 Easter Holiday and Saturday Supercram Revision Sessions – 4 March 2022
Advance Information on GCSE and A Level Exams Summer 2022 – 2 March 2022
Letter to parents regarding Covid measures – 25 February 2022
Updated Risk Assessment – 25 February 2022
Year 11 Elevate Revision Sessions – 24 February 2022
Year 9 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening – 11 February 2022
A Level Geography Residential Fieldwork – 11 February 2022
Active Lives Survey – 11 February 2022
GCSE Assessment Week – Spring Term – 11 February 2022
Year 7 Peak District Trip – 10 February 2022
Year 9 Options Evening Letter – 31 January 2022
Year 10 PTCE Letter – 26 January 2022
Letter to parents regarding face coverings and vaccinations – 20 January 2022
Covid Attendance Flowchart (updated for 17 January 2022) – 14 January 2022
Covid Attendance Flowchart (updated 11 January 2022) – 11 January 2022
Updated Covid Risk Assessment – 10 January 2022
Covid Outbreak Management Document – 10 January 2022
Year 11 Raising Achievement and Trials Results – 7 January 2022
Letter from the Headteacher – return to school arrangements – 04 January 2022
Covid-19 Attendance Flowchart (updated 04 January 2022) – 04 January 2022
Headteacher’s End of Term Letter – 21 December 2021
Return to school in January (on site lateral flow tests) – 06 December 2021
End of Year 11 Trial Exams – 03 December 2021
Year 11 Enterprise and Marketing Exam – 02 December 2021
Macbeth Text – 25 November 2021
Year 8 PSHE Lessons – 24 November 2021
DofE Bronze Programme Launch – 22 November 2021
DofE Silver Programme Launch – 22 November 2021
Use of Social Media – Year 7 – 18 November 2021
Letter from the Headteacher – 12 November 2021
Year 11 Trial Exams – 12 November 2021
Sixth Form COVID-19 measures – 12 November 2021
Letter to parents from HCC Directors of Public Health and Children’s Services – 03 November 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – 03 November 2021
Letter from the Headteacher – end of half term – 22 October 2021
COVID-19 Attendance Flowchart – 22 October 2021
Social Media and Gaming Research (Years 9 to 13) – 22 October 2021
Completion of Year 10 Bronze DofE Award – 22 October 2021
Year 7 Squash Club – 21 October 2021
Year 11 and 13 – Examinations 2022 – 19 October 2021
Year 7 BookBuzz Gift – 18 October 2021
Stakeholder Surveys – 14 October 2021
DofE Bronze Award Qualifying Expedition – 01 October 2021
Year 11 Parent-Teacher Consultation Evening – 29 September 2021
Covid-19 update letter from the Headteacher – 26 September 2021
Year 7 Parents’ Information Evening – 21 September 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – 15 September 2021
Year 12 Government & Politics Trip -15 September 2021
Tooled Up Education Resources – 08 September 2021
Welcome back letter from the Headteacher – 07 September 2021
Updated Risk Assessment – 01 September 2021
Staggered start for students returning to Years 8 to 13 – 16 August 2021
Year 7 Lateral Flow Testing and Chromebook collection – 16 August 2021