Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham DL5 7DD


Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery School



After the summer holidays, school reopens for children on Thursday 2nd September 


Welcome to Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery School website, or SWANS for short!

We are very proud of our warm and vibrant school and hope our website shows you the many wonderful ways our children enjoy learning and achieving here at SWANS.

Our dedicated team of staff and governors have a shared passion: that together, we provide the very best quality education and rich experiences for every child in our school, helping them to be the very best they can be.

The acronym WILL READ underpins everything we do here at SWANS:

Well-being is supported

Independence is encouraged

Language and communication is expanded

Love of reading is promoted


Resilience is fostered

Experiences are broadened

Aspirations are promoted

Differences are celebrated. 

SWANS don’t just fly….they soar

If you have any questions, or request paper copies of school information, please telephone or email the school office and speak to our office manager, Mrs. Defty.

PLEASE NOTE: calls are recorded for training and monitoring purposes

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