Atherton Community School is part of the Chapel St Trust family of schools and opened its doors in 2012. The school is located in Atherton and is open to year 7 – 11 –pupils.
We provide a high quality education and a strong family ethos underpinned by the Christian values of Grace, Love and Fellowship. Atherton serves its local community and welcomes families from all faiths and non. You can read more about Chapel Street Community Schools Trust here.
The Executive Headteacher.
Victoria Povey, Executive Headteacher
Ethos, Values and Chapel St Community Schools Trust.
Chapel St schools are founded on the principles of grace, love and fellowship. We create inclusive learning communities where each individual is respected and valued.Chapel St schools share a broad, generous and inclusive Christian ethos. We welcome children and families from all faiths and none, inviting everyone to work together towards the good of the whole community.
Atherton Community School upholds the basic British Values of:
- The rule of law
- Individual liberty
- Mutual respect
- Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
Caring, Creative & Fun.
We want to transform the lives of our pupils and their communities by helping them achieve their utmost, celebrate their talents and become the best that they can be.
Focus on the whole person.
We focus on developing the whole person by not only concentrating on high academic expectations but also focusing on our pupil’s key life skills and personal and social development.
We aim to build a life long love of learning in our pupils and a set of moral values that will enable them to make a positive contribution to the community and a rapidly changing society.
We Are A Diverse Community.
We're enhanced by the rich cultural heritage of our school community. With over fourteen different nationalities and eighteen different home languages, learning together and promoting community is a key element of life at Atherton.