Unashamedly academic

For state students it hasn’t always been a level playing field, until now. We are unashamedly academic with a reputation for the relentless pursuit of excellence and a determination to ensure that every child succeeds.

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Admissions for September 2018

Admissions for a Year 7 place in September 2018 have now closed. Please contact Tameside if you wish to make a late application.


Officially Outstanding Teaching School

We are proud to announce that the Altius Alliance teacher training provider, based at Cheadle Hulme High School and part of the Laurus Trust is officially Ofsted Outstanding!

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We are very excited to welcome you to Laurus Ryecroft, a brand new secondary school opening in September 2018* in Tameside, and a member of the Laurus Trust family.

Our sister school, Cheadle Hulme High School, is an outstanding and hugely oversubscribed academy with a reputation for the relentless pursuit of excellence and a determination to ensure that every child succeeds. Laurus Ryecroft will embed the same vision and values through our partnership and aim to deliver the same outstanding education.

This is a unique opportunity for your child to be one of the first cohorts to secure a place at Laurus Ryecroft, with the prospect of going on to study at the school’s Sixth Form.

Our website is designed to give you a taste of what is coming and to keep you up-to-date on our progress as we prepare for our doors to open in September 2018.

Please follow this link to register your interest and to find out how to apply for a place. Registering your interest will ensure that you are kept informed of up and coming open events and any other important admissions information.

Linda Magrath
CEO, Laurus Trust

Martin Vevers
Head of School Designate

Laurus Ryecroft News

Thank you

Thank you to all of the interested parents/carers who attended our Open Evening event at the Village Hotel in Ashton last week.  We were overwhelmed when over 1,000 people came through the doors to find out more about Laurus Ryecroft, our brand new 11-18 secondary...

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Open Evenings

Is your child currently in year 6?  To find out more about Laurus Ryecroft please come along to our Open Evenings on Wednesday 4th October at the Village Hotel, Ashton-under-Lyne (from 6pm) and Thursday 19th October at Cheadle Hulme High School (from 5.30pm)

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