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UKFast Supporting Education with The Dean Trust

  Working Together UKFast not only provide a reliable infrastructure to host The Dean Trust’s eClassroom but also provide assistance to help maintain The Dean Trust’s position as an innovator in education. UKFast have also welcomed a number of successful apprentices from The Dean Trust Ashton on Mersey School and […]

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Ashton on Mersey Teacher Training

Ashton on Mersey Teacher Training

Join us on your Journey to Outstanding! Ashton on Mersey is one of the only schools nationally to have been deemed outstanding by Ofsted five consecutive times. This understanding of what outstanding practice looks like shapes our teacher training programmes. You will be on your own ‘Journey to Outstanding’. We […]


Baroness Sue Campbell Visits Ashton!

Baroness Sue Campbell, the Chair of UK Sport and the Youth Sport Trust, visited school recently to look at how we are leading the way in training the Physical Education teachers of tomorrow. Baroness Campbell is an advocate of school sport and was hugely impressed with both the pupils and […]


Mrs Vicky Beer CBE, Executive Principal and Head boy and Head girl

40 Faces of Trafford

On the 2nd July 2014, we were delighted to hear that our Chairman, Councillor Brian Rigby MBE, had been nominated as one of the 40 Faces of Trafford. The award was a celebration of those individuals who have been influential, inspirational or pioneering contributing to Trafford through business, education, health, […]


Record Results at Lord Derby Academy

The school and its Head teacher Mr Barry Bridden were delighted to share its success with Councillor See (Cabinet Member for Children and Family Services), Paul Boyce (Director of People’s Services) and Councillor Graham Morgan, Chair of Governors. Students Ben and Louise (pictured below) achieved 13 A*-C and 14 A*-C […]

2014 GCSE Results Day

Broadoak School GCSE Results Day

Outstanding GCSE Results!

Broadoak School celebrates impressive results across a range subjects this year. 65% of pupils at Broadoak achieved English Language at A*-C, which is the second highest result in the school’s history. This bucks the declining national trend and surpasses the national average. These English results are outstanding. Pupils have performed […]


Outstanding Sixth Form Results…again!

Congratulations to all our pupils who have achieved outstanding results once again this year. We are incredibly proud of all students who have achieved an average of a Grade B across all our programmes, which is a credit to their hard work and determination. Sixth Form Results [ezcol_1third] A Level […]

Sixth Form Results Day

Secondary School of the Year

Greater Manchester Secondary School of the Year!

It’s official – Ashton on Mersey is the Greater Manchester School of the Year. On Monday 7th July the Manchester Evening News had their inaugural education awards at the Manchester Hilton Hotel. We are thrilled to announce that our school has been recognised as the Greater Manchester Secondary School of the Year […]