Atherton Community School is part of the Chapel St family of schools and opened its doors in September 2012. Located in Atherton we cater for children from year 7 onwards and provide a warm welcome for people of all faiths, and none. Read more →

Important reminder: The school will be closed Friday 8th of December 2017.

School will finish for the Christmas period on Friday 22nd of December at 12. 00 mid-day and will be re-open again on Tuesday the 9th of January at 8. 30, 2018. Monday the 8th of January is a staff training day.



Welcome to Atherton.


Atherton Community School is committed to creating a transformational learning community for the young people of Atherton.


We're oversubscribed for Year 7 & 8,
both this academic year and next:


Year 7
Oversubscribed for the current academic year
Year 7
Oversubscribed for 2017/18 as well!
Year 8
Oversubscribed for the current academic year
Year 8
Oversubscribed for 2017/18 as well!

Visit our Open Day.


Open Event Tuesday 9 January 2018 1:30-2:30pm for children starting Reception September 2018.Project managers

We invite you to visit our innovative school to meet the staff
and students and to learn more about our exciting environment for secondary education.

Get in touch

Please do contact us if you have any questions.
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Book a tour

We will also email you a copy of the school prospectus.
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Apply for a place

Joining in year 7 or transferring from another school?
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Apply Now.

Thank you for taking an interest in Atherton Community School for your child’s education. Please do download a prospectus and arrange to come and visit the school. We'd love to meet you in person!

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