Wimbledon 2017

Our very own Wimbledon Championships start this week. Children in KS2 are eligible to enter.

Request for outdoor kitchen items

We are continuing to develop our outdoor area. Donations of old kitchen utensils, baking trays or pots and pans to go with our mud kitchen would be gratefully received.

Press Release Ofsted Inspection

The following has been sent to the local newspapers in Ashbourne and Leek: Press Release March 2017

Pupils don Christmas jumpers for charity event

Pupils don Xmas jumpers for charity event Children at Ilam Primary School made a donation to the Isabella Peatfield Memorial Fund to wear their Christmas jumpers to class. Isabella Peatfield, who died in the Boxing Day Tsunami, was a pupil … Read more >

Autumn Parents’ evening Thursday 10th Nov

Reminder – please book your slot for parents’ evening this Thursday if not already done so. Thank you.

Harvest Service

Reminder: Harvest Service – all welcome – 2pm, Ilam Church (Friday 14th October) Small donations from children for the harvest would be very much appreciated. Thank you

Governor Information Event

Governors are holding their annual information event on Wed 2nd November, to share news from across the school and important updates on matters such as online safeguarding. More details will be made available following a Governors’ workshop on Oct 4th.

Fundraising Horse Event Wins Award

Ilam Primary School is the proud holder of a national award for its fund-raising efforts, which saw horse riders from across the region take in the picturesque countryside around their school. Last September, the school partnered with the national equestrian … Read more >

Combining curriculum and real world expertise – Leek Post visit Ilam and open new extension

Les Jackson, journalist from the Leek Post, visited Ilam School in July and spent the morning working with Y5 and 6. He gave them an insight into the life of a journalist. The children had also prepared articles on the … Read more >

Nicola King takes on the London Marathon for charity

An Ashbourne mum is tackling her first marathon to support three appeals close to her heart. Nicola King, from Blore, plans to raise cash for the Isabella Peatfield Memorial Fund, Ilam School Association and the Midlands Air Ambulance, by running … Read more >