Academy Consultation

Proposal to become and Academy and form the Ascension Catholic Academy Trust
The Governing Body has recently taken the decision to initiate a consultation regarding a proposal to acquire academy status and the formation of the Ascension Catholic Academy Trust with four of our partner Catholic Schools.

The Governing Body is consulting with all key stakeholders about the proposed academy conversion, including parents, staff, pupils and other schools over a 4-week period from 7th March – 1st April 2022.

Consultation Evening
St Richard Reynolds Catholic College consultation event for parents of pupils and students took place in the Elizabeth Hall in the College at 6pm on Thursday 17th March. There was a presentation about what the proposed Ascension Catholic Academy Trust would mean for the College. A separate meeting was be held for staff.

A pdf of the presentation may be seen below:

For more information and to make your comments on the proposal, please click the links below.

Letter to parents and carers

Letter to other stakeholders


Online Questionnaire & Comments

Please complete and return the questionnaire page online, in person or by post to the office by Friday 1st April 2022 or by email to

High School Tours

Our High School College Tours are now available to book. Tours will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout June and July. If you would like to reserve tickets for the tours, please click on the Eventbrite link HERE. Further tours will be taking place in September and our Open Evening has been scheduled for the evening of 2nd OctoberShould you have any questions, please contact

Sixth Form

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Primary School

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