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Arnold school secures funding boost from housebuilder to pay for repairs to damaged outdoor play area

Broken surfacing and brickwork prevented pupils at Derrymount School on Churchmoor Lane from enjoying their outdoor play area

Gedling schools participate in huge Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire handball event with success for The Carlton Academy

Four hundred handball players from 10 secondary schools showcased their sporting skills in a fast-paced, day-long tournament organised by Redhill Academy Trust in partnership with Handball England.

Headteacher’s pride as Top Valley school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted for first time in its history

In March the inspection team spent two days at the Top Valley school where they observed ‘high expectations’ and noted that ‘Staff and pupils said that the school has improved.

‘Total chaos’ as Nottinghamshire parents unable to confirm school places due to system crash” 

Nottinghamshire County Council has sought to reassure parents and carers after a system crash left people unable to confirm primary school places offered to their children.

Planning Approved: Gedling planners give the green light to new art block at Redhill Academy

Proposals for a new art block at the Redhill Academy, Redhill Road, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8GX have been approved to Gedling Borough Council Planning

New outdoor facilities are hit with youngsters at Haddon Primary & Nursery School in Carlton

A new central pagoda in the outdoor learning space has added to the existing covered areas so children can access the outdoors more often throughout the year.

Celebrations as Porchester Junior School’s Under 11s Girls Football team represent Nottingham Forest in East Midlands Regional Qualifiers

Porchester Junior School in Carlton is celebrating the news that their Under 11 Girls football team have beaten the competition to represent Nottingham Forest...

Catchment areas set to change for three Gedling schools and include Chase Farm families

Three Gedling schools surrounding the Chase Farm housing development will have their catchment area changes.  

EDUCATION: Ofsted continue to rate Arnold View Primary School as ‘GOOD’

Headteacher Caroline Otterburn said: “We are all so proud of the journey that our community has taken to develop our school, our curriculum and our ethos.

Application deadline approaching for September 2024 primary school places.

Parents have until Monday, January 15, 2024 to complete their application on time for children in Gedling borough

Jude Irons: Redhill Academy student and 2023 British Champion gymnast makes GB Junior Squad

Jude has made the Team GB U18s Junior Squad after representing Great Britain in Switzerland where the GB tam placed second.

Zach Haynes: Another British Champion from Redhill Academy

Redhill Academy's Zach Haynes is the Cadets Male Advanced British Taekwondo National Champion

Redhill Academy student becomes British Ice Skating Champion

Redhill Academy have lauded student, Jack Donovan as he became the Advanced Novice Boys British Ice Skating Champion.

Gedling student shortlisted for prestigious Nottinghamshire youth award

Student Megan Towers has already been named as the district winner for Gedling for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Outstanding Achievement 4Uth Award for 2023

New £83k kitchen at Arnold’s Killisick Junior School opened by former pupil Tom Randall MP

The Gedling MP cut the ribbon to officially open a new £83k kitchen at the school in Arnold.

It’s time to apply for your child’s primary school place for September 2024

Applications for school places are now open for parents in Nottinghamshire with children who are starting reception or due to transfer from infant (year 2) to junior education (year 3) in September 2024.

Designated pick-up areas planned at new Notts schools to limit parking ‘chaos’

The authority has supported a motion aimed at reducing congestion in housing areas close to schools.

Oakwood Academy in Arnold receives ‘Good’ for Ofsted inspection

An academy in Arnold was recently commended for creating a happy school and awarded a rating of ‘Good’ following an Ofsted inspection. 

Price of school meals in Gedling borough to rise by £2 with Nottinghamshire County Council blaming rising costs

Rising costs have been blamed for a planned price increase for school meals across Gedling borough - which will go up by £2 per week.

MP: No Gedling schools to close over concrete safety fears

Some 104 schools and colleges are now scrambling to put emergency measures in place

Region’s ‘Lollypop’ men and women honoured as part of 70 years of service to the community.

Nottinghamshire has over 100 patrol sites which are intended to help primary schoolchildren get to and from school safely. 

Carlton le Willows: Parents and carers invited to meeting with new trust

Parents / Carers of Carlton le Willows Academy were invited today to a meeting with Delta Academies Trust.

Carlton le Willows: School to be taken over by new trust

Parents / Carers of Carlton le Willows Academy were advised today that the academy will be transferred to Delta Academies Trust.

Six schools across Gedling borough receive a share of £9.5m upgrade fund

Schools across Gedling borough are to receive a share of £9.5m in funding to make infrastructure improvements.Six borough schools will receive the cash during...

Arnbrook Primary School ‘thrilled’ by ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

The inspectors recognised the school has significantly improved since its last inspection in 2018, where the school was deemed as ‘requires improvement’.
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