Dear Post 16 Students and Parents/Carers
Welcome to Ashmole Academy. I trust that our Sixth Form Prospectus will help you
make the most appropriate decision about continuing education Post 16.
Ashmole is a high performing 11-19 mixed school that seeks to provide the highest
quality of education and the highest standard of academic success for its students.
We have around 1500 students on roll and a Sixth Form of around 380 students.
We place emphasis on all areas of the curriculum being highly successful. However,
within that, we seek to stress extracurricular Music and at the Sixth Form level,
Science and Maths as particular aspects of the schools provision.
At Ashmole Academy, young people are valued. We regard academic success as
vital and work very hard to ensure that all students fulfil their true potential. We have
very high expectations from all our students. Ashmole Academy is also a caring
school. We create an environment of tolerance and respect where aspirations and
responsibilities of individuals are emphasised. We expect students to show care and
respect for others.
Close co-operation between the home and school is essential if our young people
are to gain the maximum benefit from their schooling. The school’s strong pastoral
support system enables us to develop effective home-school relationships that are
beneficial to the student concerned.
Education is about preparing young people for their future. Our students leave
school to go to university, college or to start a career in their chosen field of
employment. To assist in the preparation for that future, the school has an extensive
Sixth Form provision covering a wide range of courses, career facilities and a well
proven system for helping our young people with their university applications. We
also have a dedicated able, gifted and talented team to ensure that aspirational
Oxbridge students or those wishing to pursue a career in medicine for example, are
highly successful in their ambition.
Ashmole is a forward looking school, keen to strive for further improvements in
the quality of education we provide. We recognise that the quality of facilities can
help students excel. We therefore have the very best in terms of accommodation
and resources providing superb opportunities for the students to increase their
enjoyment of school life, as well as having the latest teaching opportunities. In
2014, the new Sixth Form Centre, with a Starbucks Café, a social learning area and
a high tech study centre suitable for e-learning was opened.
I thank you for considering Ashmole and hope that the information provided in this
prospectus enables you to make the best choice for you in terms of courses and
institution for continued education Post 16.