Our students are at the heart of everything we do.
We look for the child behind the label and listen to their hopes and dreams.
Every child should have the chance to shape their future through learning. Ashcroft offers the right balance of personalised learning and intensive support to help every student break through barriers and reach their potential.
Every day our students build their self esteem, learn new skills and move towards a happy and fulfilled future. Trust us to help you get there.
Individualised learning to help students break through their barriers.
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T: 0161 283 4832
Our day begins at 9.00 am and finishes by 3:15 pm.
On Friday afternoons, students in the main school finish at 2:15 pm. The Nurture Group finishes at 12 pm (noon).
Ashcroft operates on a standard 38-week school year. Take a look at our term dates.
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Eileen Sheerin, Headteacher and safeguarding lead
Roger Horne, Chair of the governing body
Mealtime is a great opportunity for students to practice their social skills, eat healthily and try out new food. You can provide your own packed lunch, or we offer school meals at an extra cost. Local authorities will cover costs for students entitled to free school meals.
Yes, but only with written permission from a parent or carer. Medication must be in its original packaging with dosage information, and passed to a member of staff at the beginning of the school day. Students should not bring over-the-counter medicines into school.
We do have a school uniform for Ashcroft School and School House. We expect students to arrive at school suitably dressed. We ask students to wear:
We want all parents and carers to be involved. It makes a big difference to student achievement. So we’re here to support you and strengthen links between home and school to give each child every chance at success. We host regular progress evenings to share teacher feedback. We’ll send you progress reports at the end of each term and as part of annual reviews. And we welcome you to visit or call us at any time. We’ll also invite you to share assemblies, celebrations and any achievements made.
We accept direct enquiries from parents and carers, as well as referrals from healthcare professionals. Visit our how to apply page for more information.
At Ashcroft School, we're proud to have been rated Good by Ofsted for over 10 years.
You can read our Ofsted reports online.
Our policies help to create a safe and supportive environment in which young people can thrive.
You can download and read our policies online.
You can find and compare our school performance information online.