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9 October, 2017

Macmillan fundraising

On Friday 29th September, Post 16 students organised a cake sale to raise money for Macmillan as part of the Macmillan annual coffee morning events held across the country to raise funds for the charity. Many Post 16 students either made or brought in cakes for sale and this was supplemented by generous cake donations… View Article

24 August, 2017

2017 GCSE results – well done Year 11!

Congratulations to our Year 11 students who after weeks of waiting finally opened their GCSE and BTEC results today. Some outstanding results were achieved this year with 12.5% of all students achieving a minimum of 5 A*-A grades or equivalent and 6.5% of all students achieving 8 or more A*-A grades or equivalent. 58% of… View Article

18 August, 2017

Congratulations to our Post 16 students!

On Thursday 17th August, 2017, Year 13 A-Level and BTEC students collected their results and once again achieved some fantastic results. Overall outcomes surpassed the school’s targets and this is pleasing within the context of more challenging linear A levels; for the first time this summer a number of courses were examined on new content… View Article

18 July, 2017

Letter from the Chair of Governors

Dear Parent / Carer I write as Chair of the Temporary Governing Body of Ashington High School for the last sixteen months to thank you most warmly for your support during this school year, and to bring you up to date with changes at the school. We were put in place by Northumberland County Council… View Article

12 July, 2017

Jamie Evans visit

Artist Jamie Evans visited school this afternoon to speak to our students in years 8,9,10 and 12. Jamie is a former pupil of Ashington High who is now a successful painter. After graduating from Newcastle University with a degree in Fine Art, he had his first show in London called ‘Asymmetric Yellow’. It was then… View Article

3 July, 2017

Academy Sponsor – NELT

Dear parent I am writing to introduce myself and The North East Learning Trust – a growing multi-academy Trust founded by The Academy at Shotton Hall in Peterlee. Our Trust family currently consists of five schools, with Ashington High School along with Bedlingtonshire Community High School and Sacriston Primary School in the process of joining…. View Article

27 June, 2017

A letter From the Principal

Dear Parent / Carer Another busy and productive year for Ashington High School is coming towards a close and there are a number of updates I would like to share with you. Firstly, I’d like to thank all students, parents and staff for their support this year. Our second year as a secondary school has… View Article

25 June, 2017

Online Safety Update – Snap Map

Snapchat has recently introduced a location-sharing mode called Snap Map. The feature displays a map of nearby friends, showing their latest location gathered using a smartphone’s GPS sensor. Users of the app can also search for locations such as individual schools, with the app displaying public photos and videos sent by students. While the feature is… View Article

25 June, 2017

Challenge Week

We will  be running ‘Challenge Activities’ for Year 7, 8, 9 &10 students on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July. This has traditionally proved to be an extremely popular event in the school calendar. Students can sign up for specific activities via Frog – click on the documents below for full details. Challenge Week Years… View Article

24 June, 2017


Ashington High School students recently took part in SAFE week. The campaign – Safeguarding Awareness For Everyone (SAFE) week – promoted a variety of activities to raise awareness for protecting our students. The message for Safe Week was to provide information and tools on how our students could ensure they are safe over the Summer… View Article