Ashfield School, a founding member of The Two Counties Trust, stands as a symbol of educational excellence in Kirkby in Ashfield. With a proud history of providing high-quality teaching, exceptional pastoral care, and a diverse curriculum, we’ve become an integral part of the Ashfield community. Our doors are open to 2,600 students aged 11-18, offering a comprehensive educational experience.

Ashfield School is the preferred choice for families and students in our local community, thanks to our commitment to providing an ambitious curriculum within first-class facilities. Our collective mission is to provide our students with opportunities and experiences to enhance their life choices, making a positive contribution to the world we share. Embedded in our ethos are three fundamental values that steer our path:

  • Ambition: we maximise our potential through striving for excellence.
  • Teamwork: we give 100% effort, displaying kindness and humility for the benefit of all.
  • Honesty: we are respectfully open about our successes and areas for growth.

At Ashfield, we take immense pride in our carefully planned, knowledge-rich curriculum that consistently surpasses expectations. It is designed to cultivate cultural awareness and places a strong emphasis on literacy. Our high-quality careers programme ensures that students are well-prepared for their future endeavours.

Inclusivity, safeguarding, and an unwavering commitment to our students’ wellbeing define our school culture. We strive to create an environment where both academic and personal growth can flourish. Our large school is characterized by a culture of challenge and support, fostering positive relationships among students, families, and our dedicated staff.

Years of strategic investment have resulted in state-of-the-art facilities, setting us apart. From a full-sized athletics track and swimming pool to a professional-standard photography studio and music rehearsal rooms, Ashfield offers a diverse, stimulating, and vibrant experience to inspire all students.

Thank you for taking the time in learn more about Ashfield School and what sets it apart. Join us in nurturing a community where ambition thrives, teamwork prevails, and honesty guides the way to a brighter future.

Culture of Respect

Curriculum Breadth

Uniform and Behaviour

Exams Outcomes

Careers and Employability

World Class Facilities

Enrichment Experiences

Literacy for Life

A Seven-Year Pathway