Bags for Kenya 2019

Annually, students and teachers from Ashton Park School visit Inspirations School in Kenya. While there, we build classrooms and provide educational materials and training.

Following Kenya’s plastic bag ban, we take cloth tote bags with for the local children. The children love to receive these and have many uses for the bags, including carrying their school books and for storing their clothes in.

In 2017 the expedition took just 40 bags, in 2018, with the community’s help, we took 400! A lot of these were lovingly made or decorated by students, teachers and residents within the BS3 community and we would love to repeat this again in 2019.

If you can help by donating a cloth bag, Ashton Park School would love to receive them!

Bags must be well made and strong; suitable for a child to use (ideally unisex) and be no bigger than 50cm x 40cm. We’re happy to accept unwanted, clean bags in good condition; or you can make a bag, maybe using recycled clothes/bedding; or you can buy a cheap tote bag from Hobbycraft for £1 and decorate it. The choice is yours.

Bags should be handed into the Ashton Park reception marked for the attention of Radha Sharma / Bags for Kenya before the end of May 2019.

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Performing Arts Evening

Come and join us for a fun, festive evening of dance,drama and music on Friday 8th December. Tickets will be available to purchase via parent pay.


Theatricks Presents: Fairy Tales?

The year 8 drama club have written, produced and directed their own unique production called ‘ Fairy Tales?’ Come along and enjoy this performance by ‘The Theatricks’ on Thursday 30th March in the drama studio. Doors open at 6pm for teas and coffees. Donations are welcome!

Fairy Tales? Production

Christmas Performing Arts Soirée

Get into the Christmas spirit and join us at our Christmas Performing Arts Soirée for years 7 & 8 on Friday 9th December.
The students will entertain you with drama excerpts from ‘A Christmas Carol’, a repertoire of songs from ‘Lush Voices’, our teen choir, musical recitals, a rock band and dance.

The performance will take place in the main hall. Doors open at 6.30 and will start at 7pm and finish no later than 8.30.

Tickets are on sale either from Debbie Scroggs in the Learning Co-operative Office in E block. Adults: £5 and U18’s: £2.

A complimentary drink and mince pie will be offered on arrival.

Please come along and invite your family and friends to support what promises to be a fantastic evening.

See you all there!

Debbie Scroggs

Assistant School Sport Partnership Manager