Welcome to Mountain Ash Comprehensive School
We are a mixed 11-18 community comprehensive with an excellent record of success in educational, sporting and cultural fields. Our academic record over the past few years shows us to be one of the most improved schools in Wales and we are confident of our ability to provide your child with a first rate education. Our teachers have proved time and time again that they are of the highest quality and they will use their many skills for the benefit of your children.
We are a school of around a 1000 pupils with a growing number of children choosing our school from outside the catchment area. Our size means that we are able to offer a wide and varied curriculum within superb educational facilities. The pastoral system is strong and Mountain Ash is a school where your child will be known, and will be able to develop academically and socially with confidence. Children can only do this if they feel happy, safe and secure and we have an extensive support network in place to ensure that this is the case.
Teaching is a significant strength of the school and is closely monitored. This is reflected in our superb examination results, where over the past three years close to 70% Year 11 pupils have gained at least 5 A* – C grades at GCSE or Vocational Courses, and all students leave with recognised qualifications. These results enable a very high proportion of our pupils to move on to form six, college or other training organisations. We currently have over 150 in years 12 and 13 who undertake a wide range of courses as part of the Cynon Valley Consortium. Results in the sixth form are also very good and our students succeed in winning places at a range of top class universities and higher education establishments.
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Mountain Ash Comprehensive School directly.