Our latest Ofsted report (January 2016) stated the following regarding Astley Community High School Sixth Form:

  • “Learners in the sixth form thrive. They make good progress in lessons and are very well prepared for the next stage of their education.”
  • “Leaders and managers have transformed the quality of educational provision at the school. Resolute and determined, they have maintained a relentless focus on improving standards and tackling weakness.”

Key points included:

  • Leadership and management of the sixth form are good.
  • In external examinations, learners make good progress from their actual starting points.
  • Inspectors saw learners making good or better progress in all subjects as a result of good teaching which at times was inspirational.
  • Great care is taken to ensure that learners’ study programmes match their abilities, interests, aspirations and career plans.
  • Learners applying for apprenticeships or moving directly into employment are well supported.

Sixth Form Prospectus 2022