10 May

It's Bloomin' Marvellous in 11R!

This week we all had fun at Chorley in Bloom! We went to a different site than we usually do, and went to the community garden next to Chorley B&Q. We learnt that this is used by members of the community if they can't always afford vegetables and that a lot of people who may not have their own…

26 Apr

The Last Term in 11R!

11R have had a very busy start to their last term at Astley Park!

Last week we carried on with our ASDAN unit on Environmental Awareness, where we have been looking after the beds at the front of school and collecting the recycling from the other classes and throwing in our large bins ready for…

19 Apr

KS4 Visit Chorley Hospital

This week KS4 started their work experience at Chorley Hospital. Year 11 and year 10 students headed off to the Life Centre where we met Karen, who would be showing us round and leading the sessions while we are there. We started off by going through what each week would look like before Karen…

8 Mar


Last week a number of pupils from Year 11 took part in a Bikeability Level 1&2 assessment. After initially being assessed in school the pupils then went out on the road for a further assessment of their riding skills. The weather was against them but they remained positive throughout and after…

9 Feb

A Busy Two Weeks in 11R!

11R have had a busy couple of weeks this term! 

In science we have been learning about plants and their parts and we got the chance to dissect some lilies and take them apart to look at all the parts up close and in person. We’ve also been looking at seed dispersal and all the different ways…

6 Feb

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Thank you to the 6 parents who enrolled and completed the National College Annual Award in Online Safety for Parents and Carers 2023-2024!

I am sure you found this super helpful- there will be more courses for parents and carers on here in the future!


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26 Jan

11R Explore Hinduism - World Religion Week

Over the last couple of weeks, 11R have explored Hinduism for our World Religion learning. We have spent time looking at Hindu celebrations and learnt all about how Hindu’s celebrate Diwali. We learn about how Hindu's celebrate Diwali by creating intricate and colourful patterns called 'rangoli',…

12 Jan

World Religion Week 2024

Astley Park School are proud to be celebrating World Religion Week next week (15/01/24-19/01/24).

Each class has been allocated a different religion to learn about though a variety of lessons and experiences across the week. Please see the list below to see what religions individual classes…

17 Nov

11R Go to Bendrigg!

11R have just got back from their Duke of Edinburgh residential at Bendrigg Lodge in the Lake District! We left Wednesday morning and have just arrived back at Friday lunchtime.

On Wednesday everyone was really excited to get going, but we were a little nervous as well. We got all of our…

13 Nov

Remembrance Day 2023


On Friday, Astley Park School participated in Remembrance Day activities and traditions.

Throughout school, learners were presented with many fabulous activities and learning opportunities to support them experience and learn all about Remembrance Day.

Our Explorers, had ample…

8 Nov

The Halloween Disco!

Last night we had our Halloween disco! 11R and 11G have been busy getting ready for the past couple of weeks, choosing jobs and selling tickets. In the afternoon, 11R were busy finishing off some decorations for the hall, where we then joined 11G in decorating to make it nice and spooky for after…

6 Nov

11R Go to the Gym

Today 11R had their first gym session, led by Mr Murphy, as part of learning about about healthy lifestyles. We got the minibus to the gym this morning as it was raining quite hard and we didn't want to start the day off soaking wet. We went into the gym and everyone was a little bit nervous…