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Welcome

Ashley Down Schools Federation. Two Schools, One Vision:

Creating connections in learning to build great futures.

 

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to you from everyone at Ashley Down Schools Federation.

We are a school federation that brings together Ashley Down Primary School and Brunel Field Primary School.

We have a Federation Leadership Team that works across the school sites. The Executive Headteacher is Laurence Pitt; Head of School for Ashley Down Primary School is Amy Sood and Head of School for Brunel Field Primary School is Don Collins. Staff teams from both schools work closely together between and across sites to build a shared vision.

We pride ourselves on our welcoming and nurturing school environments that respect and celebrate diversity. We look forward to working in partnership with you over the coming years so that we continue to raise standards and develop learning opportunities for all.

Ethos and Values

Ashley Down Schools Federation promotes the Core Values of:

  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Compassion
  • Joy

These values are promoted across the federation and act as a basis for all our learning. We aim to provide a broad, engaging and stimulating education for all our children combining a strong focus on learning skills with a joy in achieving to a very high standard in all aspects of learning. We aim for high standards at all times and in all aspects of school life, and expect excellent and responsible behaviour from all members of our school community, adults and children alike. Our main aim is that pupils and adults work hard together to celebrate the joy and fun of learning on a daily basis.

We provide a wide range of extra-curricular activities at school. We have a very strong tradition of music, drama and the creative arts with lots of opportunities during the year for children to show off their talents and commitment. We also have an excellent record of participation and achievement in sporting clubs and in competitions with other schools.

We look forward to a long, happy and successful association with you and your children over the coming years as the Ashley Down Schools Federation grows and evolves.

Ashley Down Primary School

Ashley Down Primary School was formed in September 2015, bringing together Ashley Down Infant School and Ashley Down Junior School in the Victorian building on Downend Road which has served the community of Ashley Down and Horfield for over 100 years.

Children join Ashley Down Primary School in Reception (Foundation Stage) and remain with us through to the end of Year 6 (KS2). We admit 60 children into two Reception classes (30 children in each class) every year.

If you would like to know more please contact the office and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Mrs Romo - School Office - 0117 377 2637

Head of School - Mrs Amy Sood

Brunel Field Primary School

Brunel Field Primary School is located on Arthur Milton Street, off Ashley Down Road, next to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and City of Bristol College.

It was opened in January 2011 to accommodate children from Reception (Foundation Stage) through to the end of Year 6 (KS2) and admits a total of 60 children into two Reception classes (30 children in each class) every year.

Brunel Field continues the long Ashley Down tradition of providing highly successful and nurturing education.

If you would like to know more please contact the office and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Ms Enright - School Office - 0117 353 2471

Head of School - Mr Don Collins

On behalf of the Ashley Down Schools Federation Staff Team

Yours sincerely,

Laurence Pitt

Executive Headteacher