School named in list

sp94209 Ashover School In Top 100. MP Natascha Engel and Headteacher Peter Hallsworth with pupils L-R, Llloyd Prime, Olivia Randall, Sebastian Ryde, Hannah Power, Charlotte Foster.
sp94209 Ashover School In Top 100. MP Natascha Engel and Headteacher Peter Hallsworth with pupils L-R, Llloyd Prime, Olivia Randall, Sebastian Ryde, Hannah Power, Charlotte Foster.

OVERJOYED pupils and staff are celebrating after their school was commended by a national newspaper.

Ashover School has been ranked among the country’s top 20 performing schools in a list compiled by the Sunday Times.

Headteacher Peter Hallsworth said the school, on Narrowleys Lane, was “proud” to have been recognised by the national newspaper.

Mr Hallsworth added: “This is a result of the hard work, commitment and high standards set by everyone in the school community.”