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Council Chair to open Cotgrave’s £2.2m school extension

A Nottinghamshire special school will be having an official reopening this week following a £2.2m extension and refurbishment. Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman Councillor Mrs Sue...

Business donates £1,000 to a West Bridgford school

HM Lettings donates £1,000 to Greythorn School in West Bridgford. The Nottinghamshire arm of HM Lettings stepped in when they heard that Greythorn Primary School...

Rushcliffe School is top in the country for befriending care home residents

The YOPEY Befriender scheme at a care home in West Bridgford is one of the longest-established intergenerational befriending schemes in the UK. Every year since...

Nottingham Emmanuel School student selected for both England and GB Junior Reserve Gymnastics Squads!

Nottingham Emmanuel School student Ramiyah Kofi has achieved a string of successes in Gymnastics which has now led to her appointment to the England...

Deputy headteacher of Nottingham school invited to meet Prime Minister

An ‘inspirational’ Nottingham teacher with four decades of service to children with special educational needs has been invited to attend a Downing Street reception. Claire...

New 45-place early years unit at Nottinghamshire school

Around 45 new childcare places are set to be created at a primary school in Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire County Council was successful in securing £700,000 capital...

20 new ‘gold-standard’ GCSEs will be taken by pupils this week

Pupils across the country prepare to take new GCSE exams this week. This week marks the start of exam season, where a further...

West Bridgford Junior School Year 6 through to schools national football finals

WBJS Year 6 football team has progressed to the national schools finals. Having progressed through to the schools county finals, the boys went on...

Spencer Academies Trust and Trent Academies Group agree merger

The Directors of the Spencer Academies Trust and Trent Academies Group are delighted to announce that they have reached agreement in principle to merge,...
The staff of Ash Lea school celebrate the opening of the new extension

Cotgrave school offers more places after extension built

Ash Lea School for pupils with special educational needs has increased its intake thanks to a £2.3m extension funded by Nottinghamshire County Council and...
Ockbrook School - headmaster, Tom Brooksby, with Sixth Form students

Excellent inspection report for Ockbrook School

‘A full team effort and a great achievement’ is how the Headmaster of a top Derbyshire independent school described the outstanding feedback received from...

Wollaton school to expand after £4m funding bid success

A Nottingham academy is celebrating after the City Council helped secure £4m to fund a proposal to expand by 450 places. The Fernwood School, in...

How to appeal if you didn’t get your preferred school place

A previous report states that over 93% of residents got one of their preferred places at Notts schools. If you didn't here is how...

Nottingham Emmanuel School student Kinga is off to Cambridge University

The Nottingham Emmanuel School is once again wishing well to a Sixth Form student as they land a place at Cambridge University. Kinga Sitkiewicz said...

Rushcliffe School Science Week and World Record attempt

Students at Rushcliffe School took part in an amazing week of science activities - including a world record attempt! Head of Science, Chris Malloney said, 'British...

Businesses team up with East Leake Academy to help complete Ghana orphanage

A number of East Midlands construction companies have been digging deep to support a secondary school project to complete the build of an orphanage...

Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP visits Bluecoat Aspley Academy

The Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, visited Bluecoat Aspley Academy, meeting staff and students at this long-established Nottingham school,...

£4.75m expansion for Nottingham school

Current pupils at a Nottingham special school have been learning about the building trade as part of a major expansion of the site. Westbury...

Bluecoat Beechdale Academy in epic rowing event for Sport Relief

Staff and students of Bluecoat Beechdale Academy in Bilborough have undertaken a mammoth rowing challenge in Nottingham’s Old Market Square for Sport Relief. The challenge...

Rushcliffe School students win unique solar energy workshop

A group of 30 students from Years 7-9 at Rushcliffe School in West Bridgford has received one of four exciting hands-on engineering workshops offered...
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200 extra places for a Wollaton primary school

A school in Wollaton will create more than 200 extra places for students after plans for expansion were approved today (March 21). Middleton Primary and...

Ash Lea School moves back to £2.2m Cotgrave building

If you had wondered why it was so quiet around Cotgrave recently, it could have been because Ash Lea School had moved to West...

Pictures: West Bridgford and Nottingham pupils join Leicester Tigers coaches for specialist training day

120 pupils from three Nottingham Academies were joined by top coaches from Leicester Tigers Rugby Club for a day of specialist training in Arnold....

New classrooms for six Nottinghamshire primary schools

Six more primary schools across the county will getting extra classrooms before the end of 2018 as a result of work being carried out...

Colston Bassett school takes second place in international art competition

Colston Bassett Primary School in South Nottinghamshire has been awarded second place by the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) in their annual Global Canvas...

Nottinghamshire in line with national average at KS2 and GCSE for 2017

Figures released show that Nottinghamshire remains in line with national averages for children achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics at the end...

Nottingham Emmanuel School students hear about the work at Maggie’s

Sixth Form students at The Nottingham Emmanuel School received a visit from an inspirational volunteer who works for Nottingham’s Maggie Centre, the charity which...

Pictures: Nottingham Girls’ High School supporting Nottingham Central Women’s Aid

Nottingham Girls’ High School has an amazing record when it comes to supporting local, national and even international charities. In this centenary year of...

Success for West Bridgford School’s Apprenticeship Fair

West Bridgford School held a High Level & Degree Level Apprenticeship Fair last night ( 14 March ) to provide wider opportunities for students.    A spokesperson...

Senior School Taster Day at Nottingham Girls’ High School – Friday 23 March

Senior School Taster Day is fast approaching at Nottingham Girls’ High School, and it’s one of best days in the Open Events calendar. The day...

Mapperly preparatory school finds fresh lease of life with new owner

Situated in a prominent residential area a short distance from the town’s high street, the semi-detached property operated as an independent preparatory school with...

Pictures: World Book Day at Hollygirt School

Hollygirt School in Nottingham had a great time on  World Book Day, almost all of the juniors dressed up for the celebration of reading...

School Closures: Nottinghamshire Friday 2 March

Any schools closing today Friday 2 March will be added here and updated throughout the morning SCHOOLS CLOSED TODAY FRIDAY 2 MARCH - UPDATED...

School closures in the Nottinghamshire area

These schools are closed today because of the weather conditions. Nottinghamshire - 28 February - UPDATED 09:03am All Saints' Catholic Academy in Mansfield - Closed today...
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Schools’ trust secures funding to boost reading skills in Notts schools

Pupils’ reading will be boosted in around 35 primary schools in Nottinghamshire thanks to Government funding. A total of £474,700 funding has been secured...

Nottingham Girls’ High School recreates Taskmaster for Charity

Girls from Nottingham Girls’ High School have raised money for Nottingham University Hospitals and the Anaphylaxis Campaign charity by recreating popular TV show ‘Taskmaster’...
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The Nottingham Emmanuel School holds #noplaceforhate debate

Students at The Nottingham Emmanuel School welcomed a number of visitors in to school for a debate called #noplaceforhate which explored the impact of...

Dame Rosemary Squire re-visits Nottingham Girls’ High School

Nottingham Girls’ High School was delighted to welcome back Dame Rosemary Squire OBE, to represent the world of theatre with a keynote talk at...
Basketball winners at Nottingham Emmanuel School

The Nottingham Emmanuel School’s Year 9 Basketball Team are County Champions!

Nottingham Emmanuel School is celebrating its Year 9 Basketball team, after they brought home the County Basketball Championship title. Team coach, Mr. Greg Jackson (Senior...

Find out how your Nottingham area school ranked in GCSE 2017 results here

The West Bridgford School achieved a 60.2 Attainment 8 score and Rushcliffe School a 57.6 score - both 'well above average' in the Government's...

£960,000 revamp for Haddon Primary School

Children at Haddon Primary School, in Carlton have started their 2018 school year in sparkling new classrooms! The school in Carlton is undergoing a £960,000...

480 extra school places for Nottingham city

Three Nottingham City schools will expand by the end of 2019, creating 480 school places and 26 nursery places. The three schools are: Westbury Special...
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County Council Chairman to visit a West Bridgford primary school

Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman Councillor John Handley will be visiting Heymann Primary and Nursery School this week. He is visiting the school in Waddington...

Council says education in Nottingham is steadily improving

Education standards are improving across Nottingham thanks to the dedicated work of teachers and schools, and with the support of the city’s Education Improvement...
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The Nottingham Emmanuel School students achieve a string sporting accolades

Nottingham Emmanuel School achieved a string of outstanding achievements in sports last year as students are excelling at a variety of disciplines at county...

Shorter summer holidays for Nottinghamshire pupils

Pupils across Nottinghamshire will be enjoying shorter summer holidays and a two week October half-term break from the 2019/20 academic year. The move follows a...
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Nottingham Girls’ High School win ‘Day of Dance’ event at Pineapple Dance Studios

A team of seven Year 10 girls led Nottingham Girls’ High School to victory at this year’s GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust) ‘Day of...

Standards maintained by Notts 11-year-olds in reading, writing and maths

Results for reading and Maths for Nottinghamshire pupils at the end of primary school show an improvement from 2016 according to final government figures...
The pigs at Edwalton Primary School farm

New pig pen for Edwalton Primary School farm

Children at a school farm in Edwalton have welcomed new pigs to sty-lish surroundings thanks to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Support Scheme and Arch...

Ofsted inspections sees more than 90% of Notts schools ranked as good or outstanding

More than 90% of Nottinghamshire schools are ranked as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted as a result of the inspections which took place at...
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