Ashcroft High School

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Coordinates: 51°53′28″N 0°22′59″W / 51.891°N 0.383°W / 51.891; -0.383

Ashcroft High School
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Motto "A Learning Community driven by High Expectations and Respect for All"
Established 1950s or 1960s
Type Comprehensive secondary school
Headteacher Monica Austin
Location Crawley Green Road
Local authority Luton
DfE number 821/5403
DfE URN 109707 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1027
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Colours Dark Red/Burgundy.

Ashcroft High School is a state secondary school catering for students aged between 11 and 16. Located in the Crawley Green area of Luton, Bedfordshire, the school serves the local areas of Crawley Green, parts of High Town and Wigmore. The school's current head teacher is Monica Austin.

Student body[edit]

Ashcroft is a mixed comprehensive school with around 1000 pupils on roll aged from 11 to 16. The school caters for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students from Years 7 to 11.

About 67% of the students are White British; 12% are Asian or Asian British from Bangladeshi, Pakistani, or Indian backgrounds; and 9% are Black or Black British from Caribbean or African backgrounds. Ninety students speak English as an additional language at an early stage of development. The school has an above average proportion of students eligible for free school meals. The percentage of students identified with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is above the national average, while the number of students with a statement of special educational need is in line with the national average.[1]

Notable former pupils[edit]


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