Ascension Catholic Academy Trust

We are delighted to formally announce the establishment of Ascension Catholic Academy Trust (ACAT) bringing together the following school communities:

  • Our Lady of the Rosary RC Primary School, Staines upon Thames
  • St Ignatius Catholic Primary School, Sunbury on Thames
  • St Michael Catholic Primary School, Ashford
  • St Paul’s Catholic College, Sunbury on Thames
  • St Richard Reynolds Catholic College, Twickenham

Our collective Mission is simple; to make Christ known, and for him to be loved. As a collective, we are determined to make the lives of our young people better by nurturing their ambition, striving for excellence in all that we do for them to enrich their lives so that they will make the world a better place by becoming the people that God created them to be.

ACAT Policy Statement

For more details, please see our new website, which we will be adding information to over the coming months

High School Tours – Tours for September 2024 entry will start after May half-term. Please keep an eye on our website for a link to book a place on one of our tours.

Offer Day - Friday 1st March 2024

Offers of High School places for September 2024 were made on National Offer Day, 1st March 2024 by local authroities on behalf of the College. If you were unsuccessful in gaining a place you have the right to appeal to an idependent appeals panel. For more information, please visit our High School Admissions page HERE.

Please note: The College Office staff do not have visibility of the waiting list and are unable to give personal information regarding positions on the waiting list. Should you have any further questions, please contact


Sixth Form

Applications for our Sixth Form have now closed. Should you need any further information, please contact

Primary School

Applications for our Primary School have now closed. Should you need any further information, please contact