The latest news from our partners

Cameron Balloons rise to the challenge

A huge thank you to Cameron Balloons in Bristol for repairing our play parachute free of charge, benefiting the children across all four of our schools. Here it is being played with at our ‘French morning’ – an annual event held at Ashton Park School when children from local primary schools experience French-themed games and ordering […]

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My Wild Bedminster

Organisations in Greater Bedminster / BS3 have been working with Avon Wildlife Trust on their My Wild City project since 2016. Matt Collis from Avon Wildlife Trust will be editing special newsletters on wildlife about once a month. This is the first…. September sees the inevitable close of summer and the dawn of autumn. It’s […]

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Children’s University Graduation

  We were delighted to see children from three of our partner schools receive awards at the Children’s University Graduation ceremony at the Bristol Hippodrome in July. Ashton Vale, Compass Point and Ashton Park had students attending and families were entertained by children from our Handfuls of Harmony choir. The Children’s University programme encourages all […]

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Handfuls Of Harmony Choir – New Term Starting

New adult members are welcome at our FREE taster session next Thursday, 14th Sept, 7-9pm at Ashton Park School, Blackmoors Lane, Bower Ashton, BS3 2JL. Handfuls of Harmony is a friendly, community choir, open to everyone of all abilities. Why not bring a friend for an uplifting evening of song. For more information, see www.HandfulsofHarmony.org.

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SWBCLT AGM – Tues 27th June, 6-8pm

Our co-operative members are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the South West Bristol Co-operative Learning Trust. This will be held in the Learning Resource Centre at Ashton Park School from 6-8pm on Tuesday 27th June. If you would like to attend, please notify Julie Radnedge, Trust Administrator (See ‘Contact Us’ for […]

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Ashton Vale Netball Coaching opportunity with Team Bath!

10 Year 5 girls from Ashton Vale Primary School had the privilege of being coached by Premier League Team Bath netball players. 2 of the players also play for Jamaica and one for England. They had a great time and learnt so much about the game. Many thanks to them for this amazing experience.

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Handfuls of Harmony Summer Concert

Saturday 17th June sees two performances by Handfuls of Harmony, the choir set up by the South West Bristol Co-operative Learning Trust. Members from the adult choir will be joined by the children from six local primary school choirs making this a wonderful inter-generational event. Performances are at 2.30pm and 6.00pm at St Paul’s Church, […]

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This weekend – Southbank Arts Trail

Ashton Park students are exhibiting their artwork in the gorgeous, newly-refurbished, historical Ashton Gatehouse this weekend as part of the Southbank Arts Trail…..so do come along and enjoy what will be a visual feast! 10.30am to 4pm, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May.  

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Ashton Vale Primary School win the School of the Year Award in the Bristol Reading Project

Congratulations to our children here at Ashton Vale who have been awarded the accolade of ‘School of the Year‘ for our entry into the Bristol Reading Project. This city wide competition involved entries from each class in the school, who spent the term exploring the set books and producing a wide variety of high quality work […]

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Community working together for the homeless

WOW! What a great response….. Thank you so much for your generous donations of toiletries for the homeless. We had a fantastic response to our request for donations and special thanks to those who went out and bought pants, socks, razors, sanitary towels and tampons. We have allocated the luxury items to the Dean Crescent […]

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