The Catholic College of Ashton

St Damian’s Open Evening will be on Monday 29th September 2014 the evening will start at 6:30pm until 8:30pm – ALL WELCOME


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Whole school attendance last week was 97.5%! Year 7 achieved a massive 99.6%  - what a great start to the academic year! WELL DONE to every single pupil.  Our annual Certificate Evening for the Year 11 class of 2014 will be on Thursday 23rd October 2014 - please contact the college for further details.  

Calendar of Events

Please find below a list of things happening in school over the next couple of weeks
Our Year 10 Induction Evening will be on Wednesday 24.09.14 starting at 7pm in the school hall. This evening is designed to give important information to parents and students in year 10 and it is your chance for a Q&A session.
Our college Open Evening is on Monday 29th September 2014 from 6:30 until 8:30pm - ALL WELCOME
Our Year 7 Welcome Mass is on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 starting at 2:30pm in the hall. All parent and carers are welcome to attend.
Introducing our great news bulletins, full of practical advice on a range of top topics with fresh approaches to learning for ALL our students. There are often valuable websites and articles that can really support you and your interest in a variety of subjects. We thought you might like to take a look at our monthly Student Learning Bulletin and maybe there is something that you will find equally of interest. Take a look them in our STUDENTS section - we hope you enjoy!

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A Message from Mr Logue

It gives me great pleasure to announce that our recent Ofsted report can now be viewed here.  Whilst you read it I hope that you feel as proud as I do of the many, many positive comments about both the great children and the fantastic staff.  These 2 key ingredients, children and staff, are what makes St Damian’s so special and such a good place to be.

Only a few years ago St Damian’s was in Special Measures, we then became a satisfactory school and now is officially a GOOD school. This report is simply the next stage of St Damian’s vision to become outstanding !

Can I take this opportunity to sincerely thank the overwhelming number of parents who, through Parent View, supported the school in such large numbers.  This follows on from Parental Questionnaire Returns from parent’s evenings which are almost 100% fully in support of the school.  It reassures my staff and me that you have complete faith and confidence in the school, not only now, but in the future, that promises to be very bright.

There is also a general letter available here.