Entries by Lowri Evans

STEM CSI Science Day

An ex student of ours, who went to Newcastle University, asked to come and visit some students at Tring School to carry out a STEM activity day as part of the University’s Outreach Programme. Twenty students were chosen from Years 8/9 and 12/13 to take part in these activities. The Year 8/9 students first challenge […]

Coram Boy

A tale of abandoned babies, deceit & blackmail. This year’s school production was Coram Boy, a play set in the 18 century following the life of a baby boy, given up by his mother to be taken to the Thomas Coram Foundling Hospital. This play is particularly poignant as Ashlyns School was one of the […]

Christmas Concert

The Desborough Hall saw a packed house for this year’s Christmas Concert last week and the audience were treated to an outstanding evening of music performed by the students and staff. Some of the highlights of the evening were the Male Voice Choir & the Acoustic Band performing their version of an Arctic Monkeys song with The […]

Christmas Truce

It was a very early start in the morning for a group of Yr 9 students as they set off to Ypres, Belgium to visit the sight of the famous WW1 Christmas Truce. Once there they visited the newly renovated Passchendaele museum where they saw displays of memorabilia and walked through a recreated trench to […]

Shanty – The Game

With jelly baby children to protect, the Year 10 GCSE Geography students had to consider what life would be like living in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro and build a shanty dwelling to protect their family. Each group of students had to build a rain proof house using items they found in the “rubbish tip” […]

Swinging into Christmas

The School Swing band were decked out in their festive jumpers for the Tring Christmas Community Concert held at The Victoria Hall. The band played a mix of both festive numbers and classics, following their success at the recent Festival of Fire, the band did not disappoint! They performed a superb set and got everyone […]