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Five more names added to growing Ashville sports Q&A guestlist – including a former Head Girl

Five more names – including that of a former Head Girl - have been added to the roll call of stars from the world of sport participating in Ashville College’s online question and answer (Q&A) sessions. The latest high-profile sporting celebrities to be quizzed by pupils, staff and parents were former England and GB hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh, former international rugby union and rugby league winger, John Bentley, and Gallagher […]

todayMarch 22, 2021 3

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Renowned wildlife photographer leads Ashville Prep School ‘frozen kingdom’ workshop

A renowned wildlife photographer and author has shared his experiences of working in some of the most remote and coldest regions of the planet with Ashville Prep School pupils. As part of Year 6s ‘Frozen Kingdom’ project, Dr Michael Leach - whose work has taken him to all seven continents - lead a virtual workshop focusing on the Arctic and Antarctic. During separate online presentations to the three Year 6 […]

todayMarch 6, 2021 5

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Ashville to host three-day Easter sports camp

Ashville College will be hosting a three-day Easter sports camp open to boys and girls from across the Harrogate District. Aimed at children in Years 5 to 8 from any school, the camp takes place from Tuesday, 6 April , until Thursday, 8 April , and will see the young attendees taking part in a variety of games and activities to introduce and develop fundamental skills in rugby and hockey, […]

todayMarch 5, 2021 6

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Ashville College to host first virtual Open Day of 2021

Harrogate's Ashville College is once again opening its doors to a global audience when it holds its first virtual Open Day of 2021 next weekend (Saturday, February 27). Taking place between 9.30am and 1pm on Saturday, February 27, the online event will provide information about Ashville's learning journey, all the way from the Acorns Nursery Class to the Sixth Form. The open day, being held on the College's event platform, […]

todayFebruary 20, 2021

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Mental health and wellbeing under the spotlight at Ashville College

While mental health and wellbeing are an ongoing priority for Harrogate's Ashville College, they have been under the spotlight more than usual during a week dedicated to these vitally important subjects. Children's Mental Health Week 2021 (1-7 February), the theme of which this year is 'Express Yourself', saw pupils from Ashville's Prep and Senior Schools participating in a series of online and offline activities to promote 'The Five Ways to […]

todayFebruary 6, 2021 1

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Ashville Director of Sport’s January running challenge raises over £2.6k for charity

Ashville College's Director of Sport has raised more than £2,600 for Cancer Research UK after successfully completing a month-long running challenge. Dominic Bradburne set himself a goal of running a minimum of 5km a day in the first 31 days of 2021, whilst aiming to raise £300 for the national charity. He eventually went well over the 5km a day and finished with a total distance of 210km - in […]

todayFebruary 4, 2021

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Ashville Sports Centre receptionist in cancer charity running challenge

A member of the Ashville Sports Centre team in Harrogate has started a charity fitness fundraising challenge, after a friend's mother was recently diagnosed with cancer. Part-time receptionist Ellie Prothero, a keen footballer who plays for Bradford City, is aiming to run 150 miles in 30 days for Cancer Research UK. Ellie, who is recording her daily distance on the Strava app, set herself a fundraising figure of £300. But […]

todayJanuary 25, 2021 3

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Ashville Sixth Former spreads word of stammering charity’s online game

An Ashville College Sixth Form pupil is playing a leading role to help dispel misconceptions and prejudices about stammering. Working with Action for Stammering Children, Thomas Grattoni-May has helped develop an interactive game - ‘Stamback in Time’ - which highlights a number of famous stammerers and their influence on society, including Sir Winston Churchill, Marilyn Monroe, and the rapper Stormzy. Thomas and his colleagues on the charity’s Youth Panel worked […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 1

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Ashville College’s tenth headmaster, Richard Marshall, loses his fight against cancer

Ashville College is today in mourning following the death of its tenth Headmaster, Richard Marshall, who has lost his battle with cancer at the age of just 48. Leading the tributes Jamie Search, Chair of Governors, described Mr Marshall as an “outstanding leader who has been tragically taken from us far too early”, whilst Elspeth Fisher, Ashville College Acting Head, said it was “an incredibly sad day for Ashville College […]

todayDecember 2, 2020 2