Sixth Form Launched

Atherton Community School has welcomed its first Sixth Form students into their new home.  Separate from the main school, the students can enjoy learning in an environment offering classrooms, a common room, fitness suite, library and their very own bistro! Environment, exercise and eating aside, Matt Bold, Head of Sixth Form is serious about his students’ success.  He has built …

Tyndale Community School opens!

Tyndale Community School opened to all its pupils for the first full day of term today. Thirty six pupils arrived at the Lord Nuffield site to be welcomed by Principal Liz Russo and class teachers Mrs Janey Patiño VelàsquezJ and Miss Natalie Neumann. Liz said: “I’m delighted that we are finally open! Today is a special day for the children …

Graduation Day at Atherton

Atherton Community School expects a lot from their pupils. This is made clear to the students right from the start, so being able to celebrate their success at Graduation Day is a really special moment. In order to graduate, collect their ‘Year Badge’ and gain a place on the graduation trip, students are required to meet some challenging targets. These …

Just Like One Great Big Family Holiday

Memories of the summer may fade as the new term gets underway, but not so for those pupils who attended the summer residential at the Knock Centre near Penrith in July. The three day residential was open to all pupils and every teacher participated for some of the sessions. English lessons became dynamic diary writing sessions – with a few …

Employer of Choice

Providing outstanding education is not the only task the Senior Leadership Team at Atherton have set themselves.  They are also working hard to be an employer of choice – recruiting and retaining the best talent, both  teaching staff and support staff.  In addition to working in a fantastic purpose built environment, the team at ACS also enjoy high quality training …

Ten H2Os support new intake

  Many of us can remember how daunting the first day at big school was – and not just as parents!  Staff at ACS know that this transition time can be exciting and scary – and the students have recognised that too.  So, to make moving to big school or returning to a new building less intimidating, the school as …

Atherton Community School moves into state of the art facility

Back to School took on a new meaning this year for the students at Atherton Community School.  When the students started this term they were welcomed by Principal Elizabeth Haddock into their new home.  A purpose built facility costing over £5 million which will set the students up for success. In addition to enjoying state of the art classrooms with …