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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.

Bronze Expeditioners Hit the Road

Bronze Expeditioners Hit the Road

Fifty Year 10 students walked from Ticknall to Conkers with full rucksacks for their Duke of Edinburgh bronze ...

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Mathematicians Make Light Work of Kangaroo

Mathematicians Make Light Work of Kangaroo

Five able mathematicians took part in the Pink Kangaroo round of the Intermediate Maths Challenge. Oliver W...

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Class of '77 Returns, 40 Years on

Class of '77 Returns, 40 Years on

Sixty four former students of Ashby School were reunited last weekend, 40 years after leaving. The former s...

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School Takes Plunge for Aquathon

School Takes Plunge for Aquathon

More than 80 competitors of all abilities braved this year's charity aquathon in glorious sunshine. The eve...

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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 Summer Ashbeian is Out Now

The Summer Ashbeian is Out Now

All the latest on the hard work and big successes in lessons (and even more sporting tournaments)....and the w...

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Auditions for School Musical to be Held in June

Auditions for School Musical to be Held in June

Performers of all abilities are being invited to turn up and audition for next year's school musical. The m...

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Badminton Players Represent School in National Finals

Badminton Players Represent School in National Finals

Ashby's winning boys' badminton team travelled to Milton Keynes for the National Badminton Finals. The unde...

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Awards Evening Celebrates Remarkable Achievements

Awards Evening Celebrates Remarkable Achievements

The achievements, commitment and resilience of some of the school's most remarkable students were celebrated a...

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Examination Timetables are Now Available to Parents on MCAS

Examination Timetables are Now Available to Parents on MCAS

Parents can now access their child's summer 2017 examination timetable using the My Child at Home (MCAS) porta...

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The deadline for applications for this year's Mary Smith Scholarship Awards is Friday 24 February 2017.

Mary Smith Application Form 2017

Ambitious students can apply for a slice of the Mary Smith Scholarship Fund, to help them fulfil their dreams.

Since it was set up in 1936, the scheme has helped hundreds of young people from the Ashby area to further their career or educational aspirations.

The scheme is open to anyone under 25 who lives in or around Ashby, or is a former student of either Ashby School or Ivanhoe High School.

This small fund normally gives grants in the region of £25 to £150 for individual applications.

Money is allocated by the scheme's Governors to provide:

  • scholarships, bursaries or maintenance allowances for any approved school, university or other learning establishment. (It should be noted that Governors will not contribute to university tuition fees, accommodation or living expenses);
  • financial aid to buy outfits, clothing, tools, instruments or books to help applicants prepare for, or enter, their chosen profession;
  • funds for applicants to travel abroad to pursue their education;
  • financial help to study music or the arts;
  • facilities of any kind not normally provided by the Local Authority, for recreation and social and physical training, including coaching in athletics, sports and games for anyone in primary, secondary or further education.

The fund does not cover travel costs or contribute towards school trips.

It is a condition of any award that a report is sent to the Governors by 31 December detailing how the money was spent. Governors will not consider applications from anyone who has previously received an award but not submitted a report.

Application forms are available from Ashby School in February of each year or can be downloaded below. The Mary Smith Fund was set up by Alderman Frederick Smith, an old boy of Ashby School. It is believed to be in memory of his mother, who was the wife of an Ashby upholsterer and a devoted member of the town’s Baptist Church.