Atherton High School caters for children from year 7 to year 11 and is proud to serve the community of Atherton, to provide a warm welcome to all students and families. Working together as part of the Education Partnership Trust, our values of respect, responsibility and ambition drives our curriculum, our culture and ethos within our school.


We are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7 students on Monday 06 September 2021 for an 8.30am start, students should arrive at the front of school main entrance where they will be met by their Head of Year and teaching staff.

 School will open to all other year groups on Tuesday 07 September 2021.

 All students are required to wear full school uniform and PE kits these can be purchased from Rosenfields.

 Students should arrive with their basic equipment of pen, pencil ruler, eraser, but if you have any concerns please contact school at

School lunch will be provided by the school canteen, if your child is FSM please ensure you have completed the necessary paperwork, if your child purchases lunch we use the biometric system and will require a thumbprint ID onto the machines in school from the students. Packed lunches are allowed.

 Please be aware we are hosting a Summer School for our September 2021 Year 7 Intake and you should have received a link to reserve the days you would like your child to attend.

Any questions or concerns please email

> Click here for an important update regarding the cancellation of our 2021 transition events

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01942 885500
Hamilton Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0AY

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