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[ezcol_3fifth] An incredible Christmas surprise for the pupils at Forest Gate Academy. Last week ten pupils from Forest Gate Academy received an early Christmas present when they were invited to the Manchester United’s training ground at Carrington. The children were under the impression that they were participating in fun Christmas […]

Golden Jubilee Celebrations

[ezcol_2third] The Golden Jubilee celebrations were a huge success on Thursday evening. Close to 300 people packed the school hall and were treated to reflections by former Headteachers Bill Redman and Andy Griffin. Former pupils and current staff also contributed by sharing their memories of the school. Entertainment included performances […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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

2014 GCSE Results Day

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 […]