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  • De Aston School
    Willingham Road
    Market Rasen
    Lincolnshire
    LN8 3RF
  • Head: Mr Simon Porter
  • T 01673 843415
  • F 01673 840823
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.de-aston.lincs.sch.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Lincolnshire
  • Pupils: 940
  • Religion: Christian
  • Fees: Day free; Boarding £10,860 pa
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 2
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 2
    • 1 Short inspection 17th January 2017
    • 2 Full inspection 6th February 2013

    Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.

  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 25th November 2009
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Whether you live 100 metres from the school or, as some of our Boarding families do, 7,000 miles from the school, there can be no more challenging decision than choosing a school that is right for your son or daughter. De Aston offers a wide range of young people an excellent, well-rounded educational experience that promotes modern British values and provides young people aged 11-19 with academic and vocational opportunities. Though designated a broadly Christian school, we are open to families of every faith and those of no faith. De Aston School challenges all its students to achieve their personal best, in order that their success in school will prepare them for success in later life.

At De Aston, we are fortunate to have exceptional facilities, set in extensive and secure rural grounds. Our grounds are perhaps the most beautiful in Lincolnshire and provide an excellent setting for the wide range of extra-curricular sports that occur here. We are an historic school, founded in 1863, that offers young people the very best in 21st century education. Young people at De Aston have everything they need to enjoy school life. Ofsted have described the leadership and management of the school, as well as the achievement and behaviour of our students as ‘outstanding’.
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