Aston Academy

Aughton Road
S26 4SF

Tel: 0114 2872171
Fax: 0114 2876359


Travel Directions

From the M1: Leave the M1 at junction 31. If travelling south, turn right; if travelling north, turn left.
Travel straight on to the A57 by-pass.
Go straight on at the first roundabout towards Sheffield.
Turn right at the second roundabout towards Rotherham.
Go straight on at the traffic lights.
The school is situated on the brow of the hill, on your left.

From Sheffield: From Sheffield City centre take the A57 to Worksop via Sheffield Parkway and Handsworth. Swallownest is approximately 7 miles along the A57. At the Swallownest crossroads, turn left towards Rotherham. The academy is situated on the brow of the hill, on your left.

By Train: Trains stop at Sheffield Midland Station; the bus station in Pond Street is opposite.

By Bus: The following bus services serve the academy:
29, 29A, 74

27 - Alight at Aughton (outside the Robin Hood public house) and walk up the hill. The academy is situated on the brow of the hill, on your right.

216, X5, X55 - Alight at Swallownest (outside the Co-Op supermarket), turn left and walk up the hill. The academy is situated on the brow of the hill, on your left.


Student Travel Information

Click here for school bus information

Click here for Bright Bus timetable information



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Coming from:




Dominic Curran

PA to the Principal

Katie Birks


Assistant Principal

Lindsey Burgin

Vice Principals 

Richard Wyatt

Chela Wilson



Assistant Vice Principals

Chris Esberger (Y7 & Y8)

Alex Booker (Y9)

Mike Kilgannon (Y10)

James Clarke (Y11)

Adam Goddard (Post 16)

Jonathan Lye

Celia Alcock



Learning Progress Managers

Joanne Layden (Y7)

Chris Risley (Y8)

Michelle Norman (Y9)

Joanne Day (Y10)

Peter Scantlebury (Y11)

Patricia Graham (Post 16)






Eunice Newton 

ACET Executive Principal

Josie Sanigar

ACET SEND Coordinator

Cheryl Barquero


Chair of Governors

Jenny Hudson

The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors (using the email address below)


Clerk to Governors

Gemma Shore

Mission Statement

At Aston we are committed to providing high quality learning and teaching, enabling everyone to reach their full potential, whatever their age, ability, gender or ethnicity.

We believe that every person is unique and we work together in an inclusive environment of mutual respect and consideration, valuing everyone's contribution.

Through our partnership with the local and wider community we aim to support our young people in successfully taking their place in society.

All adults in school have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

With your commitment we will make a difference.


Contact Us

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Fax: 0114 2876359

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