Prospective Parents

Travel Information

Bluecoat Aspley Academy is served by both Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County Transport Services. In order to help your child plan their journey from your home address to our academy, the following link may be of use:

Bus Routes

Below is a list of the main bus routes that serve Bluecoat Aspley Academy, additional information can be found on the Nottingham City Transport website

Pink 28 – Ilkeston Road, Jubilee Campus, The Crown, Beechdale Road, Strelley

Turquoise 77 – Aspley Lane, Radford, Hyson Green, Canning Circus, City Centre

Turquoise 78 – Co-Op on Melbourne Road, Strelley

A full map showing bus services within Nottingham City can be found by clicking the image below:

School Services A1 & A2

A1 – Bluecoat Academy

A2 – Aspley Lane (Bluecoat), Valley Road, City Hospital, Bestwood Park

The A2 starts opposite Morrisons Bulwell at 7:44am, going via Moor Bridge to be at Rise Park at 7:50am and joins a second A2 at Elmbridge Shops to depart at 7:55am. The two A2s arrive at Bluecoat Aspley Academy at 8:23am.

In the afternoon both A2 buses run after Elmbridge Shops via Rise Park all the way to Morrisons Bulwell.

These services are provided by NCT and will require a bus pass.

Eligibility for Free School Transport

If your child/ren live more than 2 miles walking distance from their school or attend the nearest faith school which is over 2 miles walking distance from their home, then you maybe eligible to make a claim for help towards transport costs. For more detailed information and/or to request an application form, please contact the Nottingham City transport team on 0115 876 5049 or email

Nottinghamshire County Council also offers assistance with transport for children who are eligible links on where to find more information can be found below

  • Under 16: Please click here.
  • Post 16: Please click here.
  • SEN: Please click here.

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Bluecoat Aspley Academy
Aspley Lane

Tel: 0115 929 7445

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