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Emma Bridgewater Pottery Factory

Emma Bridgewater Pottery Factory

In preparation for their final exams the year 13 A-Level class visited Emma Bridgewater Pottery Factory in Stoke on Trent. A section of the exam is based on UK manufacturing and the visit provided them with an opportunity to witness first-hand the operations process of a successful UK medium sized manufacturing company that has an […]

Centenary 100 Year Anniversary Trip

Year 13 took part in a centenary 100 year anniversary trip with 14 other schools across the district. They looked at how soldiers fought in WW1, visiting trenches, the Somme and cemeteries. It was a fantastic trip and very informative. The boys will be taking part in further projects and delivering speeches across Trafford about […]

Centenary 100 year anniversary trip

Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship visits Ashton

On Monday 2nd March, students welcomed Esmail Patel, Chief Executive Officer of DEAF (Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship) to their assembly. Esmail is a former student of Ashton on Mersey and was keen to give our students the opportunity to understand the importance of communication. Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship provide a wide range of support services […]

Skydiving for BTEC Sport Students

Our Year 13 BTEC Sport students visited Airkix indoor Skydiving Centre at Trafford Park as part of their Outdoor and Adventurous Activities unit of work. Pupils were suspended in a column of air which reproduces the feeling of freefall. Once inside the column of air the aim is to maintain the correct body position, but […]


Michael Wood – History Lecturer Visit

For thirty years, Manchester born historian and broadcaster Michael Wood has made compelling journeys into the past, bringing history alive for generations of readers and viewers. He is the author of several highly praised books on English history including In Search of the Dark Ages, Domesday, and In Search of England and over one hundred […]

This Girl Can

Ashton on Mersey School is supporting the new Health campaign ‘This Girl Can’ aimed at encouraging more females of all ages to get active whilst also promoting positive body image to overcome fear of judgement from being involved in physical activity. The campaign seeks to get more women and girls active in response to research […]

This Girl Can

Safer Internet Day 2015

Safer Internet Day 2015

Let’s Create a Better Internet Together Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre in February of each year to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones for children and young people. Safer Internet Day 2015 will take place onTuesday 10th February 2015, […]