Welcome to Ashdown

Dear Parent/Carers,

We would like to welcome you to Ashdown School. Ashdown is an all ability school of 450 pupils. We provide a stimulating curriculum which challenges and stretches our most able whilst also supporting the needs of all of our pupils to ensure they all fulfil their true potential.  Our school has a strong focus on academic success, developing pupils’ individual talents and unlocking creativity to ensure they develop the skills to thrive in their futures.

We are extremely proud of all of our pupils’ achievements and place the celebrating of success at the heart of everything we do. We offer an accelerated curriculum at KS3 for a third of our pupils which will ensure that we continue to build upon this success. Additionally, we offer a wide range of booster classes and literacy and numeracy support for any pupil in need in order to ensure outstanding progress for all.

As a small school, we provide an individually tailored education in a friendly, family environment. Everything we do in Ashdown in underpinned by our excellent pastoral care. We have a dedicated team of tutors, support staff and leaders who know each individual pupil and their needs, interests and the things that make them unique; our pupils’ happiness and safety is of paramount importance to us.

Ashdown School is a stimulating, calm and purposeful learning environment. We welcome your involvement and support. Please contact us at any time should you wish to see Ashdown in action or become involved in our school community.

Mr Boothe
Head of Ashdown School