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

Laurus Ryecroft News

Construction newsletter – July 2018

The latest newsletter from the construction company BAM is attached below to provide local residents with updates on the work taking place on and around the site at Laurus Ryecroft. It also provides full contact details should you have any questions or wish to raise...

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Construction newsletter – May 2018

Local residents will have noticed that work is underway on site at Laurus Ryecroft. BAM, the contractor building the school, have provided the attached newsletter which has been delivered to our neighbours to keep them informed of the work being undertaken.  It also...

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