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 with 87% of students gaining five or more A* to C grades. These astounding results put Astley Sports College in the top quarter of schools nationally for the last three years.


Upcoming Events   [click here for all events]

  1. May Half Term

    May 25 - May 29
  2. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    June 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    June 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Year 9 DofE Expeditions – Qualifying

    June 12 - June 13
  5. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    June 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. National Sports Week tbc

    June 22 - June 26
  7. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    June 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sports Day

    June 26

Headteacher’s Updates  [click here for all entries]

  • 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 »

  • Class of 2014 Best GCSE Results Ever !!!

    At 10am this morning all Year 11 students will be getting their GCSE results.  These results have shown the hard work and dedication that each student has put into their work over the last five years and their primary education before that. Well Done to each and every one of you.

School News  [click here for all entries]

  • Year 11 May Half Term Revision

    Year 11 May Half Term Revision Attached is the list of revision sessions available for Year 11 for May Half Term. To download the full list as a pdf click here

  • 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 »

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