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The Vision of Ashurst CE Aided Primary School
Ashurst CE Aided Primary School aims to provide all pupils with an education of the highest quality centred upon the Christian values of love, hope and joy, lived and witnessed by all members of the school community.
1 Corinthians 16:14 Do everything in love.
Psalm 25:5 Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Saviour, and my hope is in you all day long.
3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in truth.
Welcome to Ashurst CE Aided Primary School
On behalf of the pupils, staff and governors, a warm welcome to Ashurst CE Aided Primary School.
At Ashurst, we aim to create a happy, safe and caring environment, based on Christian teachings, in which every pupil is uniquely precious, gifted and valued and given opportunities to realise his/her potential, where so ever that may lie.
Ashurst aims to provide an exciting and stimulating learning environment, with a strong culture of mutual respect, where pupils begin to take responsibility for themselves, the local community and the world in which they live. Pupils develop self confidence as learners and progress academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.
Ashurst has the highest expectations and aspirations for all pupils and is extremely proud of their achievements in and out of school.
Ashurst CE Primary is a small village school, approximately four miles north of Steyning, in West Sussex. It was opened in 1873 and the school LOG BOOKS record there being sixteen pupils in attendance on its first day with Headmistress, Miss Isabelle Buck, living in School House! There are currently sixty-six pupils on roll, ranging from 4 – 11 year olds; and taught predominantly in vertical year groups, with the exception of Foundation Stage.
The school enjoys wonderful support from parents and carers; and the local and wider community. It has a well-established Home-School partnership and effective group known as the ‘Friends of Ashurst Primary School’.
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"At Ashurst CE Aided Primary School we aim to provide all children with an education of the highest quality within a truly Christian atmosphere that genuinely values every member of the school community". Quote from the school's Mission Statement