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Parents' Induction Evening

Note to new parents: If your child is arriving in August 2017, there will be parents' induction evening on Wednesday 5 July.  Details to follow.

Fidget Spinners Take First Prize at School's Best Ever Science Fair

Fidget Spinners Take First Prize at School's Best Ever Science Fair

Fifty pupils from 11 local primary schools took part in Ashby School's annual science fair. All the pupils ...

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Young Designers Take Top Prizes

Young Designers Take Top Prizes

Young designers from Ashby School have won five major prizes in the regional finals of the Rotary Club's Young...

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Winning Ways in Business

Winning Ways in Business

Business students came first in a competition run by a local company to mark European Supply Chain Day. The...

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The school's planned admission limit into Year 10 in 2017 is 555. The admission numbers take into account the school's permanent accommodation and anticipated changes in population.

Important Diary Dates

October 2016: Date for receipt of parents’ requests.

10 January 2017, 6pm and 7pm: Options talks at Ivanhoe College

11 January 2017, 6.30pm: Options talks for Ibstock College students at Ashby School

25 January 2017, 6pm: Options talk at Ashby School (lecture theatre) for out of catchment students

March 2017: Offers made to parents – decision letters sent out

May/June/July: Appeal hearings

Points of Contact for Parents

  • Allocations Section – tel. 0116 305 2070;
  • SEND Information Advice and Support Service (helps parents to make informed choices about SEN needs) – tel. 0116 305 5614, email;
  • SEN Service Marian Sutton- tel. 0116 305 6621/ 6600, email;
  • School Transport Helpline - tel. 0116 305 0002, email

Allocation of Places 2016


In Catchment

Out of Catchment








The outcome of the 2016/ 2017 admissions process is not necessarily an indication of the decisions that will be made in future years. All applications for places must be made through the Local Authority. A final decision on entry to Ashby School will be made by the school’s own Admissions Authority.

School House

Admissions to School House for boarding students are dealt with separately by Miss Xenia Elias. Parents are strongly advised to apply for a boarding place at the beginning of the academic year prior to possible admittance to School House.

The admission limit to School House for 2016/17 is approximately 73 male boarders.