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The latest news and events from Ash Grange Primary School and Children's Centre.

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Monday 15th  

·   Afterschool clubs start. Successful applicants have received a confirmation. Please collect from the main entrance at 4.15pm


Tuesday 16th   

·   Netball club restarts (existing attendees only)


Friday 19th

·   9am Year 2 Assembly – all parents/carers welcome.

·   Learning Stars awarded in assembly – parent/carers notified on Thursday pm.


Further details of events are available on our Calendar.


Messages from the office


·         All school children must have a PE kit in school.

o   As the weather is cool, please ensure they also have jogging bottoms and a hoodie to keep warm during PE lessons.

·         Please ensure dinner monies are paid in advance. The daily cost is £2.25.

·         There is a new form for booking Funzone. All bookings require a completed form to confirm places.

·         Snack cost – 50p per day/£2.50 per week. Pay on Monday or Friday each week.


·         Coming home are leaflets for the School Book Fair which starts on 1st February.


Week 2 Menu


v Penne pasta in homemade tomato sauce

with garden peas & herby bread

v Vegetable samosas served with homemade

tomato salsa, mixed salad & savoury rice

Cheese Jacket

v Peach & coconut sponge with peach puree and custard *



Loaded potato wedges topped

with organic beef chilli, sweetcorn & sour cream

v Cheese & spinach cannelloni in a tomato

sauce with broccoli florets & a hunk of

homemade fresh bread

Tuna Wrap

v Fruit cookie



Roast British turkey with sage & onion

stuffing, roast potatoes, broccoli florets

& gravy

v Quorn fillet with roast potatoes, baby

carrots & gravy

v Fruit yogurt selection



Organic pork sausage & apple slice

with mashed potatoes & baked beans

v Cheese & onion potato puff served with

potato mids & farmhouse vegetables

Bean Jacket

v Oaty apple muffin



Breaded pollock fillet with oven

baked hash browns & garden peas

v Pizza swirls with spicy potato wedges

& carrot batons



v Fruit & jelly *


Menu Choice Week 3 (alternate on first day)

Thursday 4th January

  • TERM STARTS 8.45am (9am for Preschool and Nursery)
  • Lunch: Macaroni Cheese, Potato Topped Vegetable and Beans Bake or Cheese Wrap
  • Year 1S being taught by Mrs Rumsby, Mrs Beedie and Mrs Francis this week

Menu Choice Week 1

Monday 8th

  • Bring in PE kits
  • Project homework goes home this week, as well as weekly spellings, project reading and maths homework.
  • New year 1S teacher starts – Mrs McKone

Tuesday 9th

  • 9am-10am Parent Council Members Meeting with Headteacher. All parent/carers welcome.
  • Specialist sports coach lessons for KS1 and Yr

Wednesday 10th

  • 9am-10am PTA meeting. All parent/carers welcome.

Thursday 11th

  • Music lessons begin with Mr Dancer for those who started in September.

Friday 12th

  • 9am Year 6 Assembly – all parents/carer welcome


  • Deadline for Reception Class 2018 Applications to Surrey Local Authority. Further details of events are available on our school website calendar.


Messages from the office

• Lunch payment for the half term is £83.25

• Snack for the half term is £18.50

Well done to all the pupils for their amazing project work this term. We hosted an exhibition last week of their work.




Menu Choice Week 2 altered (see below)


Monday 18th December

  • Abbeywood have had to cancel the Choir visit due to illness at the centre


Tuesday 19th  

  • Year 2 visit to Ash Library. Please bring coat, gloves and hats.
  • Lunch: Christmas Dinner for children (pre-booked). If your child has packed lunch, add some treats to make it special.
  • PTA Christmas Disco – Tickets brought in advance only. No payment at the door.
    • KS1 3.45pm - 4.45pm. Bring clothes to change into after school. Collect from School Hall exit.
    • KS2 5.00pm – 6.00pm. Arrive/Collect from School Hall exit.


Wednesday 20th  

  • Lunch: Pork & Apple Slice or Cheese & Onion Potato Puff
  • 12.30pm – 4.30pm Pantomime Trip for those who booked. Collect from School Hall exit


Thursday 21st

  • 9.00am – 10.00am Carols by Candlelight in St Peters Church. All parent/Carers welcome to come and enjoy this special service.
  • 11.30am Preschool Sing-a-long. Parent/Carers welcome.
  • Lunch: Burger Day (Beef or Quorn)
  • 12.00 noon – Preschool and Nursery Finish


Happy Christmas


Thursday 4th January 2018

• 8.45am (9.00am Preschool and Nursery) New term begins


Further details of events are available on our Calendar.


Menu Choice Week 1


Monday 11th December

  • Payment in for daily snack bar (1 week costs £2.50).
  • Secret Santa present choosing Mon to Wed (YR—Y6) for those who have paid.
  • Christmas Disco tickets will be available all week in the top playground. See PTA Members


Tuesday 12th  

  • NO SWIMMING – Finished until Spring
  • 2.15pm EYFS/KS1 Nativity Performance 1 - ideal for younger children as we will have matts out for them to sit on. All EYFS/KS1 parents/relatives welcome.


Wednesday 13th  

  • 9.30am EYFS/KS1 Nativity Performance 1. All EYFS/KS1 parents/relatives welcome.
  • 3.45-7pm Parent/Teacher Progress Review Meetings.  Book with the office    


Thursday 14th  


  • Parent/Teacher Progress Review Meetings/2-year-old check meetings. Crèche in hall for school aged children to enjoy whilst your meetings take place. Book your meeting with the office
  • 8am-10am Full Governing Body Meeting. Please inform the Clerk to Governors if you would like to attend, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Friday 15th  

  • Christmas Jumper Day – Wear your Christmas Jumper and socks or tights (other uniform rules apply).
  • 8.45-9.15am - Hall exhibition for end of project. Pop in the hall to see some of the wonderful learning your child has enjoyed this half term.
  • 10am Choir Carol Singing at Japonica Court

Further details of events are available on our Calendar.

Menu Choice Week 3

Assessment Week for Reception Class to Year 6

 Monday 4th December

  •  Payment in for daily snack bar (1 week costs £2.50)


Tuesday 5th  

  • KS1 Swimming
  • 2.30pm – 3.15pm End of day teacher/parent/carer coffee and tea in the hall Y1S/Y4 - a chance to socialise with parents and class teachers.
  • No Netball and Football Clubs – finished for term


Wednesday 6th  

  • 12.00 noon Parent lunch – Only for those who have already booked, there are no spaces.


Thursday 7th  

  • KS2 Swimming
  • 9am Music Presentation by Mr Dancer's students – parents of performers please come to watch


Friday 8th  

  • Reindeer Run
  • Project Homework due in
  • Deadline for children’s Christmas Lunch orders
  • 9am – 10.30am – Open morning for new parents
  • 2pm – 4pm Christmas Fayre – All Welcome. Children cannot leave before 3.15pm


Further details of events are available on our Calendar.

Notes from the Office

On Friday 1st December we will be decorating our Christmas Tree, pop in after school to take a look.


Contact details

School, Preschool & Nursery : 01252 328589 -


Address: Find us

Ash Grange Children's Centre and Primary School
Ash Church Road
Surrey GU12 6LX

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