We are proud to announce that Aston Fence has received the following awards...
Ofsted Outstanding Badge

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted February 2024

A huge thank you to staff, advisory board members, parents and children for their support and hard work that helped us reach this great achievement! View our most recent Ofsted Report >>

Silver Mental Health Award Badge

Mentally Healthy Schools Silver Award

To achieve this prestigious award, we had to reach the following criteria:

Create a culture of awareness of mental health, tolerance and acceptance whilst promoting mental health strategies.

Games Mark Gold Award

Games Mark Gold

Once again, we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Gold Standard for the School Games Mark. The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community.

As I am sure you are aware, we pride ourselves on the quality of P.E. which we offer to all our children and it is a great honour to achieve such fantastic recognition again.

Healthy Schools Award

Healthy Schools

We achieved “Advanced Healthy School” accreditation in December 2005; proof that we have met rigorous standards expected by the Healthy Schools Initiative team. We have recently been awarded re-accreditation based on the new National Healthy Schools Programme 2013.

Yorkshire Sport Foundation Badge


In January 2017, the school was recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Sport by South Yorkshire Sport. An outstanding achievement and a recognition that we are all extremely proud of.

The school will offer CPD and resources for other schools across Yorkshire with the aim of improving sporting opportunities for children in the region.

Warwick Enterprise Award Badge

Warwick Enterprise Award

This award recognises the quality of achievement in Enterprise Education.

Key enterprise education themes for consideration:

  • Creating enterprising young people by ensuring that they can cope with current and future change

  • Looking towards the future needs of Rotherham

  • Raising pupil aspirations

  • Creating a positive self-image

  • Understanding the world of work, including the impact of business

  • Developing key skills including decision-making, problem solving, group work, managing their own learning, leadership

  • Encourage youngsters to look outside the Rotherham area

  • Encourage creativity and initiative

  • Focusing on pupil-centred and activity-based learning

  • Developing self-confidence and overcoming shyness

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Contact the School

General Enquiries: Call 0114 269 2688

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Address: Aston Fence J&I School, Sheffield Road, Woodhouse Mill, Sheffield S13 9ZD

"Where Everybody is Somebody"

Our Vision

Our vision for Aston Fence is one of high standards achieved through the creative nature of the curriculum offered to children, the sense of purpose, relevance and the excitement in learning to which children are constantly and consistently exposed.

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