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Borrowash Road, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7PH

Contact Mrs Karen Forrest (Headteacher)

01332 662323

Asterdale Primary School

Welcome to Asterdale Primary School


Please complete the Survey Monkey Questionnaire for feedback on your child's 2020 school report





It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the website of Asterdale Primary School.  We are a one form entry Primary School, situated in Spondon on the outskirts of Derby.

We care deeply about each and every child in the school, providing them with the nurture, care and challenge they all need to succeed.

Our school is fully accessible to wheelchair users.

We hope you enjoy looking around our school website. Should you require any paper copies of any information, please contact the school office where they will be available free of charge.

Karen Forrest


Derby Schools Parent Travel Survey

Parent Travel Survey

Welcome to the Derby Parent Travel Survey to be completed by parents or guardians.

This survey will help Sustrans and Derby City Council to enable more pupils to travel sustainably to school.

This survey is about your child's usual travel behaviour prior to the Covid-19 crisis, please answer thinking back to your child's travel behaviour to school during the last autumn term.

By completing this survey your name will be entered into a regional prize draw to win a bike and accessories up to a value of up to £400!  For example, it may be a Frog or Carrera bike to suit your child.




Click below for:

Letter to parents 15.07.2020 regarding Return to school Sept 2020

Letter to parents regarding wider re-opening of school on 02.06.2020

Letter to parents 14.05.2020 regarding phased return



Work at home packs

Pupils have been given packs with work which can be completed at home in the event of an emergency school closure. A copy of the work can be found behind the Home Learning pencil.

Speech and Language

For your child's speech and language support you can now access the Speech and Language Portal. The site can be found at:


37 Fundraising Tips

Fundraising is a great way of bringing together the local community, as well as raising much needed funds for schools. In these challenging times, this is more important than ever before.A&S Landscape has found 37 ways to raise money for your school, to give you ideas for the future. Now is such a great time to start planning ahead and organising your creative ideas.



Safeguarding Team

Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Mr David Evans

Mrs Sally Stanley

Deputy Safeguarding Leads:

Mrs Karen Forrest

Mrs Louise Sumner

Mrs Jenny McCormick

Mrs Amy Harrold (Acorns)


Safeguarding Concerns

If you have any concerns regarding the safety of a child, please contact school on 01332 662323. During out of school hours please email:

Alternatively, you can contact Derby City Careline on 01332 786968.

SDAT - Stopping Domestic Abuse Together

For information please click here

School Money

Online payment system is now live. 

'SchoolMoney' is an easy, safe and secure way to pay for trips, dinners and other expenses online using your debit or credit card.  The user guide has been created to take you smoothly through the processes.

If you have any questions about making payments, please contact the school office.

Click here for the "SchoolMoney" Parent/User Guide Oct 2019

The Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools ...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Team 

Designated Senior Leads for Mental Health

Mrs Karen Forrest

Miss Kerry Knowles


Mental Health First Aider Team

Miss Kerry Knowles

Mrs Karen Williams


Learning Mentor

Mrs Rachel Barley


We are available for help, support and signposting to other agencies.

Please go to the main Reception office if you would like to make a request for an appointment to speak to a Designated Senior Lead or alternatively ring the school phone number on 01332 662323 and leave a message for us or email ‘’

Asterdale Acorns is open!

Our before and after school club (The Acorns) is now OPEN!  We can offer before and after school care for children, starting at 7.30-8.55am and again from 3.15pm (nursery) or 3.30pm (main school) until 6pm each day that school is open.

Please enquire in the school office for more details or download a registration pack from the 'forms and letters' or 'Acorns' tab on the left hand side.  Enquiries can be made directly to 

Latest School Events

Return to school for all year groups03Sep2020

Calendars page(s): School >>

Are you eligible for help to pay for your childcare?

Government helps many families with childcare costs, whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.

Visit Childcare Choices to find out more about what you are eligible to receive and how to make childcare as cost effective as possible.

For information on Tax Free Childcare follow the link

Is your child eligible for Free School Meals?

Click here for details