"Students make rapid progress from their various starting points and achieve outstandingly well."
"Students' behaviour around the academy is faultless. Attendance rates are high and punctuality exemplary."
"Students' moral, social and cultural development is promoted exceptionally well. Students' development of self-confidence is well-supported."
"All teachers enjoy strong relationships with their students and this inspires high levels of trust, confidence and commitment. Students are unreservedly proud of their school."
"Attainment in many subjects, especially English, Maths, Science and RE is significantly above national averages."
"Students have a wide range of opportunities to engage in high quality extra-curricular activities, trips and visits."
"The Sixth Form is Outstanding. Students achieve well and make excellent progress. They are ambitious, determined and highly confident young adults."
Two Ashcroft students had a dream come true recently when they met the famous author Jacqueline Wilson at a Superfan special at the Rose Theatre, Kingston.
Year 11 Product Design and Textile students were in for a treat when professional designer and founder of knitting pattern design company ‘JimiKnits’, Jimenez Joseph, visited the Design and Technology department to talk about her education, career route and the design process as a whole.
In celebration of National Poetry Day, performance poet, Adisa the Verbalizer, visited the Ashcroft LRC to present his poetry to enthusiastic and excited students from Years 7, 8 and 9.
Presentation of students' 'space seeds' project at the Principia Schools Conference at the University of Portsmouth.
Morning trip to Horniman Museum
A diplomat from the US Embassy will be visiting to give a workshop to Politics, History, Economics, Geography and IB students. It is an initiative recently launched by Ambassador Matthew Barzun.
The overall purpose is to exchange thoughts and ideas on the role of the UK and US in world affairs.