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North Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN6 0DW

01604 810063

bursar@mearsashby.northants-ecl.gov.uk

Educating our children to shape the future

Mears Ashby C of E Primary School

 

The school is an Academy administered through the Diocese of Peterborough Educational Trust (PDET), working to provide education for the children of Mears Ashby and Hardwick as well as families from further afield who are looking for a Church of England or small school environment for their child.

The building (original Victorian school building to the front and the modern extensions to the rear) is situated in an attractive rural setting at the edge of Mears Ashby village.

It has secure and extensive grounds, incorporating an environmental studies area, a playground with play equipment and a playing field to the rear of the school

Mears Ashby School Handbook 

Admission Appeals

The Admission appeals timetable for 2017 is as follows:

April 18th – Notification of school allocations

May 19th -  Deadline for returning Notice of Appeal Forms to Peterborough Diocese

Appeal Hearings between June 12th and June 23rd.

Emergency School Closure

Procedures

Northamptonshire has a web site based process for informing parents if schools will not be opening due to emergency closures ... like snow!

Log onto this link (which should take you straight there)

The information will also be given out on local radio AND we will also put the information on our school website - on the top of our home page!

If you are on our My Text service we hope send out a text to the nominated number to notify you of school closures. For more details of this service see below.

If we are open, but there is snow or ice around, the route in from Earls Barton and past Sywell Park is usually the easiest AND it is usually best NOT to try and drive along the road at the front of the school as it remains icy for a while.

If you park up on the Earls Barton Road or further down in the village, then you will be able to walk in, and also turn around the car without needing to drive up or down the hill!

Bring in those wellies if there is snow, and a warm set of clothes, including gloves, and then we will go out on our field - which is fabulous for building snowmen.

Just a reminder…

My TEXT

The school has signed up to a service provided by TEACHER2PARENT. This service gives the school the opportunity to text parents as a group or small groups to notify them of things such as school closures, after school club cancellations, or reminders of important events such as parent’s evening. The service has a limited number of free texts and after that there will be a charge to the school, therefore please be assured that we will not be bombarding you with texts, it really will be just essential information.

This service is not a method for you to contact the school.

Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

Parking

Please make sure you are careful where you park outside the school in order to be considerate and safe for the children, other road users and the villagers

DO NOT PARK...

  • Blocking the entrance to Manor Road off North Street.
  • Blocking the entrance to Tinkers Crescent off Earls Barton Road.
  • On the blind bend section of the top corner of North Street.
  • On the narrow section at the bottom of North Street. otherwise large vehicles cannot get past
  • Across peoples drives.
  • Across the drop curb outside the school otherwise there is not a low kerb area to get across.
  • On the zig-zag lines.

GOOD PLACES TO PARK

These include along Earls Barton Road, along the wider section of North Street directly outside the school (avoiding the dropped curb) and along Glebe Road (there is no pavement along this area to walk back on.

In addition The Griffins Head Pub have kindly offered the use of their car park.  (Please be aware that it is a business and children would need to be supervised in the area at all times.)  We know it is a little walk from there, but it is a lovely way to start the day and gives you have a chance to chat along the way!

If you would like more detailed information about the best places to park a map is available from the school office.

Uniform

 

Uniform Expectations    

 

If you would like to order our school uniform, please follow this link to the School Trends Uniform Shop website.

You can also now order online via Tesco Online click here to visit the uniform part of the website.


Cool Milk

Reception pupils are entitled to free school milk provided by Cool Milk up until their 5th birthday.
After this time parents can pay for their child still to have milk provided.

Visit www.Coolmilk.com or call 0844 854 2913 for more details on keeping your child's milk account open.