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. GCSE Mock Practical Week

    February 2 - February 6
  2. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    February 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Safer Internet Day 2015

    February 10
  4. Year 9 Trip to National Space Centre – Competition

    February 10
  5. Headteacher’s Open Surgery

    February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Full Governors Meeting

    February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  7. Year 10 Parents Evening

    February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. February Half Term

    February 16 - February 20

Headteacher’s Updates  [click here for all entries]

  • 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.

  • Ofsted Inspection Report 2014

    Dear Parent / Carer Further to our Ofsted inspection in June we have now received the full report that is attached.  The report recognises the tremendous improvement that the whole Astley Community has made over the last two years. Of particular note is the improvement in Behaviour and Safety with one inspector commenting, “students’ behaviour … Read more »

School News  [click here for all entries]

  • School Open! Updated 30th January at 7am

    Thank you to all of the site staff and the team from Bancroft who have cleared the snow from walk ways and the astroturf. School is open as usual today.  The forecast for today is a cold day without further snow fall.  Please do wear coats for school today. The buses are all running as … Read more »

  • Astley visits the LHC@CERN, Switzerland

    As part of the Tameside Ogden Trust, on the 15th-17th December 2014 Miss Blackmore took 4 excited Year 11 Physicists to Geneva to visit CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. After travelling by tram to the CERN faculty, the students were eagerly anticipating their visit to “one of the world’s largest and most respected … Read more »

  • Astley Musicians Busk at Christmas Markets

    Last week our Music Teacher, Miss Murray,  took some of our young musicians busking at the Manchester Christmas Markets. Not only was this a fantastic experience for them, but it also gave them a chance to raise money for our Performing Arts department. Pupils performed at at a variety of locations across the Christmas Markets … Read more »

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