New Bridge School

February 12, 2014 in Associate


New Bridge is an outstanding, generic Special Needs school in Oldham for 11 – 25 year olds across three sites: New Bridge Academy, New Bridge Learning Centre, our post 16 – 19 provision and New Bridge Horizons, our post 19 -25 provision.

New Bridge is set to expand again with the creation of an ASD school.

We are committed to breaking down barriers to learning and encourage participation for all.

Our staff has a wealth of expertise and knowledge across the range of all SEN needs and as an organisation, we continually identify opportunities for inclusion across the curriculum and life beyond New Bridge.

Our Bridging the Gap programme offers real vocational opportunities within the community for our learners.

St James’ Catholic High School

February 12, 2014 in Associate

A popular and over-subscribed Catholic High School of over 800 pupils in Stockport

Consistent performance at KS4 – 70% 5+ A*-C including English and Maths in 2013

OFSTED rating ‘Good’ in April 2012 and ‘Outstanding’ for Behaviour and Safety

Outstanding SMSC and community engagement programme

A rich and diverse extra-curricular and trips programme throughout Years 7-11

Canon Slade School

February 12, 2014 in Associate


A highly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 Church of England comprehensive school in Bolton   with  1700 pupils and students on roll, including some 340 in the sixth form.

The school has a well-deserved reputation not only for its outstanding academic work but also for  the high level of achievement in Drama, Music and  Sport.

One of only three schools nationally to hold the distinguished Diamond Award for Cultural Diversity from the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. The school is also a Cross of Nails Centre for Reconciliation in association with Coventry Cathedral.

Judged to be outstanding by Ofsted in all categories in December 2012 and outstanding by SIAS in January 2013.

84% 5A*-C with English and Maths and 100% pass rate at A level with 90% of those who applied, gaining a place at university.


Crompton House School

November 7, 2013 in Associate

  • Church of England comprehensive and converter Academy for 1350 students aged 11-18 situated in Shaw
  • Specialist Arts College and Artsmark status
  • GOOD with OUTSTANDING Ofsted judgements and two OUTSTANDING judgements from SIAS
  • 90%+ of A level students gain places at Universities of their choice
  • Over 200 pupils participate in D of E each year. The School Brass band has won national awards and the orchestra and choir have performed at prestigious events around the country

Rastrick High School

November 7, 2013 in Associate

  • A large mixed gender school with Academy status situated in Calderdale, neighboured by the towns of Brighouse and Elland in the heart of West Yorkshire
  • An experienced provider of initial teacher training working with many universities nationally
  • The school has a commitment to nurture and develop teaching skills and build confidence.


Hazel Grove High School

November 7, 2013 in Associate

  • Top ten per cent nationally for progress at KS4
  • 44% of students in 2013 achieved A/A* in at least one subject
  • ‘Good’ in all areas OFSTED February 2013
  • First school in Stockport to establish a sixth form.
  • Outperforms local and national averages
  • Wide range of extra-curricular activities