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Council to support schools to open to more pupils from 15 June

Council to support schools to open to more pupils from 15 June

Nottingham City Council is to support primary schools to reopen for more pupils from Monday 15 June. Following discussions with education unions, head teachers and public health officials, the City Council is supportive that primary schools should prepare for a gradual increase in Year 6 pupils for the remainder of the summer term. Schools will […]

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Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Nottingham City Council has set out its clear position on the phased reopening of Nottingham schools to pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from Monday 1 June. Cllr Neghat Khan, Portfolio Holder for Early Years, Education and Employment, said: “The City Council has been working with schools to understand how we might gradually […]

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Reopening of schools and childcare settings in Nottingham City

Reopening of schools and childcare settings in Nottingham City

Nottingham City Council has responded to the Government announcement that schools will reopen on 1 June to primary school children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 – as well as nurseries and other early years childcare settings. Nottingham City Council is responsible for 33 local authority primaries. All other secondary and primary schools in […]

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Over 95% get top choice of primary school in Nottingham City

Over 95% get top choice of primary school in Nottingham City

95.2% (3,509) of children in Nottingham have been offered a place at their first or second-choice primary school starting in September. Figures out today (Thursday 16 April) show that 88.7% (3268) will be going to their first-choice school, while 6.5% (241) got their second choice. On time Primary school applications in Nottingham have increased from […]

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School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

Nottingham City Council has today announced school plans to support parents who are currently on the front line of tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Following the Government’s announcement this week that schools would close to all pupils today (Friday 20 March), the city council is working with schools and academies to ensure arrangements have been […]

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Robin Hood and Sheriff of Nottingham plant first oak tree in People’s Forest

Robin Hood and Sheriff of Nottingham plant first oak tree in People’s Forest

As part of the celebration of the redevelopments of Nottingham Castle, Nottingham City Council and The Castle Trust are giving every primary school in Nottingham city the chance to plant a Quercus Robus (Sherwood) oak tree. The plan is to create spiral of oak trees running from Nottingham Castle all the way to the heart […]

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Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Nottingham City Council is holding another Big Reading Challenge in a bid to raise funds for a charity that gives free books to children in the city. City Councillors – including the Leader, Cllr David Mellen – will read to children at schools, libraries, nurseries and children centres across Nottingham. Large-scale readings will even take […]

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