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  • Prospective Year 7 Open Evening - Monday 26 June from 6-8pm

    Published 18/05/17

    An invitation for parents to come along to our Open Evening for admission to Year 7 in September 2018.

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  • Short Story Competition

    Published 26/05/17

    Last week saw the conclusion of the 3rd annual English department Short Story Competition. Students were asked to submit entries in categories of children’s story, graphic novel, non-fiction and fiction, and we had a staggering number of entries across KS3 and KS4, reaching well above 350 in total.

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  • Debate Mate Workshop

    Published 18/05/17

    Fantastic debating workshop held this week with a representative from the Debate Mate organisation.

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  • Health Workshop Roadshow

    Published 12/05/17

    On Thursday this week, we were host to two student ambassadors from St.George’s, University of London.

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  • Debate Mate Launch

    Published 12/05/17

    Praise is due to the Year 9 students for their conduct and enthusiasm on last Thursday’s trip to Hyde Park for the launch of the Speak Up! Challenge, organised by the Royal Parks in association with Debate Mate.

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  • Army Reserve Centre Trip

    Published 08/05/17

    As part of the STEAM Club Rocket Car Club and subsequent recent test trial, 18 students attended the Bloodhound SSC regional finals at the Army Reserve Centre, West Ham this week. Bloodhound SSC is a nationwide schools STEM competition and we are very proud that our STEAM Club members made it through to this stage.

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  • STFC RAL Trip

    Published 08/05/17

    Sixty one students from Years 7-9 and staff attended an award trip to the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) this week. This formed the second part of the STEM Inspiration Award we won last November.

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  • Poetry Workshop

    Published 08/05/17

    We were fortunate enough to have a poet in our midst lastFriday. The renowned poet, Adisa the Verbaliser, came to Ashcroft and held a poetry workshop to a group of Year 7 and Year 8 students.

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  • Head Student Team

    Published 31/03/17

    Congratulations to our newly appointed Head Student team who will take over from the present team with immediate effect.

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  • Award Winning Sixth Form

    Published 29/03/17

    Ashcroft Sixth Form has been awarded, for the 5th consecutive year, the Wandsworth Pupil Achievement Award.

     

    In addition it has received the award for Academic Results 2016 by Learning Plus UK.

     

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  • Paper Butterflies are FAB

    Published 24/03/17

    Eleven of our Ashcroft students were selected to attend the Annual FABulous book award on Tuesday which was held at the Wandsworth Professional Development Centre in Tooting. They joined six other local Secondary schools to hear the announcement of the Winner of the Best Teenage Fiction Book for 2017.

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  • Science Week

    Published 17/03/17

    It has been an eventful week with a variety of events taking place for students across all year groups.

    Obviously our duckings have taken centre stage and Duckwatch has acclaimed much following through our internal and external links - they are almost as famous as Justin Beiber or Beyonce!

    Students have enjoyed all the activities which have brought another dimension of science into the classroom, a little bit different to lessons and in some respects amusing scientific facts.

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