Skip to content ↓
Urgent Coronavirus Released 2nd July 2020 to schools and our school community: More

Inspiring a Love for Lifelong Learning

Curriculum learning at APPS

Learning and assessment at Ashford Park


Our phonics learning is delivered through:

  • Letters and Sounds
  • Phonics Play
  • Collins Big Cat Phonics
  • Read with Oxford Reading Tree Phonics

Our Infant Reading Schemes include:

  • Bug Club
  • Collins Big Cat
  • Jelly and Bean
  • Rigby Stars
  • Ginn
  • Oxford Reading Tree
  • A rich variety of enjoyable books readily available from the school and class libraries.

We want to work in partnership with you to raise confidence with English grammar, punctuation and spelling. The Oxford OWL has really useful "Expert help", short video snippets all about grammar and how these patterns of language are used to write and communicate clearly. Please follow this link

This is an excellent link to the DfE Daily Letters and Sounds Phonics lessons available from April 2020:

Enjoy listening to free stories through:

Do you love writing - well take a look at the BBC Radio2 - 500 Words website:

This fantastic, free website is able to support you and your child/ren with your next choice of reading book, with inspirational and engaging titles to truly inspire your children to develop their love for lifelong reading:

BBC Bitesize, 'Start your learning journey': 

Visit this site to hear famous authors reading the winning entries in BBC Radio 2 - 500 word writing competition:

Writing inspiration through images:

Literacy Shed is full of incredible ideas using film to encourage speaking and listening, drama, reading and writing. It has some incredible video snippets to support children in making the right choices when faced with the life challenges of bullying and on-line challenges:

To support with your spellings, please visit which is a free online resource. ENJOY!

Ted Talks: Sir Ken Robinson, "How to escape education's death valley", presents a really interesting view on the development of a curriculum to encourage natural learning: View here

Sir Ken Robinson, "Do schools kill creativity?". The feedback form our HMI (Her Majesty's Inspector), May 2017 visit, confirmed our self -evaluation that at APPS, we provide a rich & interesting, broad and balanced curriculum, to meet the specific and individual needs of the children at our school.








Ashford Park
Primary School

Station Crescent, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3HN

01784 250305

Surrey Anti-Bullying Charter Mark BronzeAPPSEco-SchoolsSCITTOFSED Good ProviderMarvellousMeBridgebuilders LogoThrive LogoSchool Games GoldLeading Parent Partnership AwardKidscape