Nottingham High Infant and Junior School A GSG School
- Nottingham High Infant and Junior School
- Head: Mrs Clare Bruce
- T 01158 452214
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.nottinghamhigh.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Nottingham
- Pupils: 239
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: £9,465 - £11,010 pa
- Open days: November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Nottingham High School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Keen to break down the perception of the school as an academic hothouse – introduced new policy guaranteeing a place at the senior school from the end of year 5, so no need to cram boys for the entrance exam, which has enabled a new focus on the creative arts and more languages provision. Has also extended the range of clubs – wants to develop the boys as...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2013, Mrs Clare Bruce MA (early 40s). Educated at Hutchesons’ Grammar School in Glasgow, read English at St Andrews and did PGCE at Loughborough. Spent two years in business. First teaching post at Grace Dieu Manor School in Leicestershire, then moved to Derby Grammar School. Head of Derby Grammar Junior School for four years. Has two children and enjoys reading and keeping fit in her spare time.
Individual assessment through games activities used to assess potential for learning for reception children, and national curriculum based numeracy and literacy assessment for years 1 and 2, plus classroom based practical activities observation (for both).
For entry to junior school, exam in English and maths based on national curriculum and reasoning, plus observation during an afternoon's activities, to assess social skills, and informal interview...
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