Welcome to Astley Sports College

Astley Sports College is a school where there is a relentless pursuit of excellence. Our ethos of Achieving Excellence Together runs through all aspects of school life for staff and students. Astley Sports College was judged as having made ‘Outstanding Improvement’ (Ofsted); an accolade we are extremely proud of.

The excellent rate of progress made by students this year combined with the superb quality of teaching and learning has resulted in record breaking GCSE results over the last six years.


Headteacher’s Updates  [click here for all entries]

  • Headteacher’s Update 2nd September 2015

    New Year New Start It has been great this morning to welcome all year groups to Astley.  The very smooth start to the year was helped with Year 7 starting earlier than the other year groups.  Our Assembly for Year 7 focused upon the summer read of Wonder by RJ Palacio.  This links in very … Read more »

  • Headteacher’s Update March ’15 – Great Teaching and Impeccable Behaviour

    Great Teaching and Impeccable Behaviour As Headteacher I have the strong belief that for great teaching to take place there needs to be great behaviour.  In fact Impeccable Behaviour, in and around Astley, needs to be the norm. We have had a whole school assembly where I outlined the expectations for every student to exhibit … Read more »

School News  [click here for all entries]

  • MU legend Denis Irwin visits Astley for a kick-about!

    Thank you to Manchester Evening News for the original story. Students at Astley had a P.E. lesson with a difference after a Manchester United legend popped in for a kick-about. Denis Irwin surprised students at the school by getting involved in various games with year 7 and 8 pupils. The former Republic of Ireland star … Read more »

  • Child Sexual Exploitation Parents’ Awareness Days

    Tameside Phoenix are holding a Parents / Carers Awareness day on Wed 13th May 2015.  On the day we will be at various locations around Tameside with Partner Agencies signposting parents & carers to agencies that can offer help & support.  The event is also open to teachers & staff at schools who would like … Read more »

  • World Book Day @ Astley was a great success!

    Photos of 20 staff were displayed around school and pupils had to guess who was reading. The winner of the competition will be announced at the end of the day on Friday 6th March. The readathon station was manned from 9.30 – 3pm by both staff and students we therefore had a continuous stream of … Read more »

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