ASHFIELD SCHOOL KIRKBY-IN-ASHFIELD
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Ashfield School is a diverse and inclusive school with a wide curriculum and a very strong pastoral system in place. A team of tutors and Heads of Year ensure that each student succeeds in their chosen courses while developing personal, social, and employability skills. The aim of Ashfield is to develop students into fully rounded individuals who are prepared to succeed in the world. The tutor team at Ashfield has been described as ‘outstanding‘ by Ofsted. As one senior student put it – “The teaching staff are superb and you get lots of support to help pass your A-Levels”.
ABOUT THE LOCATION
Kirkby-in-Ashfield is a market town within in the Mansfield Urban Area in Nottinghamshire.
This area is a twenty-minute train ride to the city of Nottingham, which is a major urban center of arts and commerce.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield is home to Robin Hood’s Hills, a beautiful natural preserve.
Population: 20,672 Airport: East Midlands Airport (EMA) Airport: 39 km from school Average Temperature Range: 1°C -21°C
Kirkby In Ashfield
A-Levels: Accountancy, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Computing, Chemistry, Dance, Drama and Theater Studies, English Language, English Literature, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, German, History, Law, Mathematics, Law, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Photography, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Sociology
GSCE Courses: Art, Business Studies, Child Development, Computing, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, English, French, Food Preparation and Nutrition German, Geography, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy and Ethics, Photography, Physical Education, Science, Spanish, Triple Science
Vocational: Beauty Therapy, Childcare and Early Years Education, Childcare and Education, Construction, Hairdressing, Uniformed Services
Age Range: 15 – 18
IB Diploma Offered: No
Student Population: 2,500 A-Levels Offered: Yes
SPORTS & ENRICHMENT
Languages: French, German
Sports: Cricket, Football, National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Netball, Rugby, Track and Field, Volleyball
Enrichment: Annual School Show, Bar National Mock Trial, Instrumental and Vocal Tuition, The Law Society, Medicine and Dentistry Society, Oxbridge Society, School Choir, School Concerts, Student Management Team
Arts: Concert Band, Dance, Drama, Photography, String Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble, Vocal Lessons