"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."
Our fourth annual Model United Nations simulation was held on the Thursday 1 December. A record 15 nations took part in the debate "To reach a comprehensive, long-term and proper solution to the global refugee crisis".
On Tuesday this week, we held our Jack Petchey Speak Out Assembly. Seven students competed in front of a formidable panel and the whole of Year 10 for the opportunity to represent Ashcroft at the regional finals of this competition.
Ashcroft Technology Academy’s STEAM Club, which has continued to grow from strength to strength, was thrilled to win Best STEM Club 2016 at the prestigious STEM Inspiration Awards at the House of Lords on Thursday, 24 November 2016. We were awarded first place out of a national cohort of 3,500 schools.