The Academy Admissions process is administered by TMBC. For more information on the TMBC admission process please click here

Great Academy Ashton will consider all applications for places.

Where the number of applications for admission is greater than the published admissions number, applications will be considered against the criteria set out below:

a Children in Public Care (Looked After Children);

b. Children and families with exceptional medical or social needs;

c. Siblings – this will apply where there are brothers or sisters attending the school at the time of admission;

d. Children attending named partner primary schools in Tameside and students educated at home at the time of application;

e. All other applications on distance. Preference will be given to students living nearest to the Academy.

GAA Admissions Policy 2016-17
(This currently points to the incorrect PDF on the current site)

For information regarding admissions please contact:

Student Services Manager – Tel: 0161 214 8204