"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."
An exhibition of coursework assessment and final exam projects was set up for the exam board moderator recently. The work on display is extraordinarily creative with many hours of hard work put in by all the Art & Design students. It is amazing viewing the incredible artistry of the pieces on show from ceramics to paintings, plus the detailed sketchbooks of initial ideas through to the students’ chosen final project.
Dr Brickley, a keen horticulturist, organised a Horticultural Society competition last week where Year 7 tutor groups had to identify as many trees as possible that grow or overhang the Ashcroft Academy site.
Twenty four students, accompanied by staff, journeyed to Burford last Friday to begin a practice for their DoE Bronze award.
Biennial Fun Run on behalf of the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. It is hoped all Year 7-9 students will participate and raise funds through sponsorship. In 2014 we raised in excess of £6000. A £1 entry will secure you a runner's number. The 3-4km run is also open to any parents who wish to take part.
Open Evening for Year 7 admission in September 2017. Principal's welcome speech at 6pm and 7pm.
This briefing is for new students joining Ashcroft Sixth Form in September 2016 from other schools and colleges. The briefing will take place on Tuesday 28 June in the Ashcroft Auditorium at 12.00. Students will be given a short presentation followed by a buffet lunch with current lower sixth students. This event will finish at approximately 1.30.