Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

Record-breaking GCSE year for Great Academy Ashton

Great Academy Ashton has praised their students after ‘outstanding results’ in GCSE that have ‘broken all school records’. This year exams were cancelled due to coronavirus and replaced by teacher...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

Ashton Students Impress in Deloitte Futures Month

GCSE Business Studies students from Great Academy Ashton joined over 600 students from over 50 schools in the Deloitte’s 5 Million Futures Initiative. The national debating programme, in partnership with...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

Academy Becomes a ‘Behaviour Hub’

Great Academy Ashton has been awarded the accolade of becoming a ‘Behaviour Hub’ partner school. ‘Behaviour Hubs’ are the brainchild of Tom Bennett, the lead behaviour advisor to the Department...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

BBC Cameras Visit Great Academy Ashton

The BBC cameras have visited Great Academy Ashton BBC Education Editor Branwen Jeffreys was welcomed into the Ashton under Lyne campuson Thursday, November 25, during filming for a national news...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

Inspirational Teenagers Learn ‘Musical’ Hits In Sign Language During Lockdown

Two students at Great Academy Ashton, Caitlyn Worrall and Kiara-leigh Welsby, love talking to people – but personal stories mean not everyone in their family can communicate the same. Inspired...

Written by Andrew Thewell, 20th December 2021

New Principal on Joining Great Academy Ashton

David Waugh has taken on the role at Great Academy Ashton this month and says how excited he is to support the 1,280 young people in his care. During his...