Yearly Archives: 2016

Dragon’s Den

    Well done to the Year 10 PE leaders (Farro, Hulse,  Owens,  Pettigrew), who were successful in being awarded £2000 for the school after entering a Dragon’s Den bidding process. They were awarded the money for having the most creative pitch with their idea of starting a Jump Nation Club. Please keep your eye […]

Trafford Schools cross Country

On Thursday 8th December a number of Ashton on Mersey pupils took part in the annual Trafford School cross country championships. All did extremely well under fantastic running conditions. The year 7 boys and girls team finished in 5th place, the year 8 and 9 girls team narrowly missed out on a podium position finishing […]

Year 7 Basketball winners

Year 7 basketball team had a flying start to the season with the A & B team winning both their games against Wellacre. A team won 30 – 12. Player of that match: Barker B team won 14 – 12. Player of the match: Moyo

Year 5 Football Festival

On Monday 7th Nov, Ashton on Mersey School hosted their annual Year 5 Football Festival. Over 180 pupils attended the festival from 4 primary schools which are linked to our School. The event was organised by Year 12 and Year 13 students which also enabled them to gain credits towards their Level 3 BTEC Sport […]

8IAL Character education

8IAL in form time borrowed props from the PHSE department to support their learning of the Youth Parliament and how a political debate is organised. Students had to identify things that they would raise if they were in government and create an argument for and against. The form chose to discuss ‘homelessness’. One half of […]

Record numbers attended Extra Curricular PE

It’s been a great start to the year for Ashton’s PE team. Record numbers have attended extra-curricular with enthusiastic students attending trails for football, rugby and netball. Other clubs including dance, gymnastics, trampolining, fitness suite, rock climbing, FUN club and football league nights have also seen a rise in numbers with an extensive programme being […]

Auditions for ‘Bugsy Malone’

  Auditions for this year’s school show ‘Bugsy Malone’ will be held during the week beginning the 19th September 2016. · Tuesday 20th September – Chorus audition (not a main part) · Wednesday 21st September – Main Part audition You can audition on both days if you wish and you don’t need to bring or […]

Exceptional GCSE results for the Class of 2016

  ‘Well done to the Year 11 Class of 2016 on achieving an amazing set of results in their GCSEs today. The hard work and commitment has certainly paid off and all the staff at school are thrilled with the performance of so many of our learners, who exceeded their own expectations. Almost 64% attained […]