Prospective Parents

Visits and Tours

We are delighted that you are interested in visiting us in person here at Bluecoat Aspley, where our students have immense pride in their school. Our guests often comment on the calm and purposeful atmosphere at our academy and we are confident that you will be impressed with what you see.

Whilst some visitors choose to visit the academy as part of our formal tours for potential Year 5 and 6 applicants in the September of each year, we also welcome visitors throughout the academic year. If you are interested and would like to arrange a visit outside the formal tours please email (Visits will be arranged subject to staff availability and may not always be possible during busy periods, such as exams). In the meantime we have put together a virtual tour of the academy for you to view below.

“We are proud to be a Church of England Academy, welcoming people of all faiths, built on the values of family, hope, respect and faith. We are a truly diverse Academy that welcomes students and staff from all backgrounds.”

Mr M Turton – Principal

Open Evening  – Wednesday 27th September 2023

Families interested in applying for a Year 7 place in September 2024 or 2025 are encouraged to come along an visit the academy at our upcoming Open Evening on Wednesday 27th September 2023 (6pm start). During the evening you will have the opportunity to meet key staff, receive a presentation from the Principal, take a look around the academy, and ask any questions you may have. No booking required.

Open Mornings – Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd October 2023

You may also be interested in one of our open mornings starting at 9:15am each day. You will have the opportunity to tour the academy during the school day, and have access to a Q&A session at the end.

Monday 2nd October 20239:15am - 11:00amSpaces Available
Tuesday 3rd October 20239:15am - 11:00amSpaces Available

Bookings OPEN – Our open mornings fill up quickly so parents are advised to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment, to make a booking please email the Bluecoat Aspley Office with your desired date, number of people attending along with the following details child’s name, parents name and contact telephone number.

Virtual Tour & Meet the Department Videos

If you are unable to visit the academy, why not take a look at our virtual tour. If you have any questions regarding the academy please email them to or alternatively if your questions are in relation to the application process please email

Please explore our meet the department video’s by using the interactive map linked below, hearing from our staff and teachers.

Contact Us

Bluecoat Aspley Academy
Aspley Lane

Tel: 0115 929 7445

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