Ash Grove Academy is part of The Aspire Educational Trust and the Governing Body is the admission authority for the academy.

AET Admissions Consultation Outcome - 2023-2024

The Aspire Educational Trust has consulted in line with the Admissions Code regarding amendments to admissions arrangements and the outcome and determined policy are available below:

  • AET consultation document and
  • Proposed AET Admissions Arrangements and Policy for 2023-2024 

which refers to school admissions from September 2023 and onwards.

These are also available on the Aspire Educational Trust website -


Considering Ash Grove Academy for your child?

Parents/Carers are welcome to visit the school prior to applying for a place. If you would like a tour of the school, please telephone the school office 01625 919610 to arrange an appointment.

Applications for Ash Grove Academy should be made through Cheshire East Borough Council Admissions department. Cheshire East residents will be able to apply online via the Council's website.  Information Booklets, with applications included, are available by contacting the Council.

Reception Class Admissions

For admission to primary school, admission authorities are required to provide for the admission of all children in the September following their fourth birthday. The application process for school Reception places begins each year in the September before your child is due to start school and closes the following year in January.

In Year Admissions

You are welcome to contact Ash Grove Academy to enquire whether we have places available.  All applications for admissions to the Academy during the academic year (In Year admissions) must be made by contacting the Cheshire East Admissions Department.