Tel: 0191 237 1505

What Can You Expect?


  • Excellent choice of academic and vocational courses, delivered by teachers who know your child and how he/she learns.
  • Outstanding results in BTEC subjects.
  • Strong pastoral support to guide students through the transition to A Levels/BTEC and throughout their education at Astley Community High School.
  • Class sizes which allow personalised attention.
  • High standards and expectations of academic performance, attendance, enthusiasm and behaviour.
  • Quiet and supervised study areas in school to support your child to make the transition from GCSE to AS Level.
  • Academic mentoring and tracking to guide students.
  • A programme for more able students to work with more able in other schools.
  • Outstanding ICT facilities to stimulate every aspect of learning.
  • Excellent support from our partners including all of the local universities and a programme of visits.
  • A strong career, work shadowing and higher education programme, including a careers interview programme for every student.
  • Regular career breakfast sessions where students can meet up with adults working in their chosen field.
  • Enrichment programme including the Duke of Edinburgh Award to support wider learning and skill acquisition.
  • A residential visit in tutor groups to our field study centre, Milkhope, for all students.
  • A work experience placement at the end of Year 12.
  • Exceptional support in making applications to university, apprenticeship providers of employers.
  • An extra curricular program of sporting opportunities such as the Rugby Academy led by Mr Carbutt.
  • Our Sixth Form Centre offers a modern space exclusive to Year 12 and Year 13 students to eat, relax and study.


Astley Community High School | Elsdon Avenue | Seaton Delaval | Northumberland | NE25 0BP
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