8 Mar

Astley Park celebrate Holi

Astley Park School had a fantastic time on Wednesday 8th March as we celebrated the Hindu festival of Colour known as Holi.  Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates Spring, Love and new life. Holi is a colour festival, with dancing, singing and throwing powder paint and coloured water. It marks…

21 Jul

End of Year Party in 9R!

9R had a wonderful time at their end of year party today! We had a lovely buffet of crisps and cakes that the learners purchased themselves at ASDA and followed it up with some dancing and some party games like musical statues and musical chairs. After a little boogie we headed outside for some…

1 Jul

9Rs Trip to the Zoo

Today 9R had their class trip to Blackpool Zoo!

We started our day off bright and early, driving in the mini bus to the zoo and dropping our lunches off in the Darwin Centre. We saw lots of amazing animals as we began to explore the zoo, including lots of different exotic birds and monkeys and…

27 May

Celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Style!

Wow! What an absolutely fantastic day we have all had celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Astley Park Funfair!! Pupils and staff have enjoyed a day full of excitement and nobody could keep a smile off their face when they walked into the school decorated in red, white and…

20 May

9R active week. 20/5/22

What a wonderfully time 9R have had this week…

Yesterday we travelled on the mini bus to The Fylde rugby club to take part in a Tag Rugby inter schools competition alongside nine other schools.

What a fabulous fun and very active time we had, the pupils played so well and it was heartwarming…

17 May

Happy Wesak!

On Monday, all pupils celebrated Wesak (Buddha Day). The Buddhist festival celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha. Pupils explored the story of Buddha in ways appropriate to their pathway and worked hard creating mandalas which were entered into the APS Mandala Contest, the…

13 May

9R First Aid

As part of Personal, Social Development and Life Skills, 9R spent a lesson learning about First Aid and in particular how to place a casualty in the correct recovery position.

Mrs Lea showed the class her First Aid uniform that she wears when doing voluntary work outside of school and then she…

25 Mar

9R International Epilepsy Day

In order to celebrate International Epilepsy Day 9R decided to take part in the 50 million steps challenge by walking around the track on our school field ten times which added up to one full mile. 

We all managed to complete the challenge and we all enjoyed the exercise in the fresh air…

15 Feb

9R half term news 15/2/22

This half term 9R have done lots of interesting work looking at the theme of Our World and other cultures.

In particular we have been learning more about the devastation surrounding deforestation and the impact that it is having on animals and other wildlife. We also learnt about palm oil and…

11 Feb

Safer Internet Day at Astley Park

This week classes have been focusing one staying safe online. 


We have had a range of activities going on throughout the whole of school. Making friendship potions and learning and comparing physical and virtual friendships. Videos commentary on what to do in online situations. (YouTube…

8 Feb

Happy Safer Internet Day - One for the Grown Ups!

All Fun and Games? Exploring Respect and Relationships Online 


The best way to support our children online is to take an interest in what they are doing.

Here are some posters which may help start some conversations with your child. What should we be looking out for in the gaming world,…

24 Jan

World Religion Week


We have had a fantastic week at Astley Park celebrating World Religion! Pupils have participated in a range of activities across Key Stages and pathways focusing on the 6 major religions. Governor, Mr Maher even came to visit and see all of the wonderful, memorable activities taking…