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All Saints C of E Infant and Pre-School - Location code R 

All Saints CE Infant School is a smaller than average infant school, with 90 pupils on roll aged from 4 to 7 years.  In February 2014, we opened a Pre-School in the community centre belonging to our church, All Saints, and since then  have offered places to children aged from two years.  Our oversubscribed school is situated in the ex-coalfield village of Huthwaite. Attainment on entry to Reception is generally well-below average, but pupils leave our school at roughly average levels.

We are among the first schools in Nottinghamshire to work with two-year-old children and are in the process of evaluating the impact of this.  Recently, we were delighted to receive accreditation as an ‘Achieving Early Quality Lead School’, in association with the charity, Achievement for All.  Our passion for high quality early years education means we are regularly involved in research in this area, and in the delivery of training, both in Nottinghamshire and further afield. We are graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

As a Voluntary Aided Church of England School, we have strong links with our church, other local church schools and the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.  Our commitment to partnership working led to our formal collaboration with Selston CE Infant and Nursery School in September 2014.   You will be working in a small infant and pre-school, in a Key Stage 1 placement.  A passionate and hard-working staff team will take every opportunity to support and encourage you through your training year. 

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Awsworth Primary and Nursery School - Location code 9 

Awsworth Primary & Nursery School is an Academy working in partnership with the East Midlands Education Trust (EMET). The school is situated on the A6096 between Ilkeston and the A610 Eastwood and Kimberley By-pass and is just two miles from Exit 26 of the M1.  The school’s most recent OFSTED Inspection was in March 2014, where we received a 'Good' grading.

The school serves the close-knit communities of Awsworth, Babbington and Cossall with pupils from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds.  As a popular school we also attract 35% of our pupils from outside the catchment area.  There are currently 303 full-time pupils on roll divided into eleven classes in the main school and a Foundation Unit offering 39 places in the morning and 39 in the afternoon for part-time pupils. 

Our primary aim is always to provide a broad and balanced curriculum which is underpinned by the core subjects of English and mathematics; we believe we do this well.  We are also proud of our achievement of two national school awards recognising our commitment to global learning and children’s rights. The school takes part in a number of sports activities and residential visits.  

Based in our large primary school you will have the opportunity of working with an experienced, versatile, committed and hard-working staff team.  You will have every opportunity to become an enthusiastic, creative and skillful primary school teacher. 

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Farnsfield St Michael's C of E Primary School - Location code F 

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King Edward Primary School and Nursery - Location code 1 

King Edward Primary School and Nursery is a large, caring and primary school with high aspiration near the centre of Mansfield.

We are well on our journey to being a good school The S8 visit in February was positive and showed that school improvement work was still being prioritised. The S8 in May HMI recognised the ‘effective plans in place to continue this positive work on school improvement’ and the growing strength in subject leadership. The strong SLT was commended for their work.

We put a high emphasis on staff development, so we can provide the very best for our King Ed Kids. A cross curricular approach with plenty of wow moments and extracurricular activities is one of our many strengths. 

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Selston C of E Infant & Nursery School - Location code S 

Selston CE Infant and Nursery School is a smaller than average infant school, with 75 pupils on roll aged between 4-7 years.  In the nursery, we cater for 20 children aged between two and four years. Selston was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2013.

Our school is situated in the ex-coalfield town of Selston.  Only a third of our pupils live in our immediate area, so the majority of our children travel from further afield.   Attainment on entry to Reception is in line with, or slightly below, the national average, but pupils generally leave our school above age-related expectations, demonstrating very good progress. 

As a Voluntary Controlled Church of England School, we have strong links with our church, other local church schools and the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.  In September 2014, we entered into a formal collaboration with All Saints CE Infant and Pre-School.  The two teams work effectively together and support one another very well.

Over the last five years, Selston Infants and All Saints Infants have jointly hosted seven trainee teachers through the School Direct route.  You will be working in a small infant and pre-school, in a Key Stage 1 placement.  A passionate and hard-working staff team will take every opportunity to support and encourage you through your training year.  The school emphasises the development of the whole child, and whilst it is proud of its academic track record, it places great importance on ensuring all members of the school community are valued, nurtured and cared-for. 

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St Mary's C of E Primary School, Edwinstowe - Location code B 

St Mary's C of E Primary School is a small village school situated in Edwinstowe, in the heart of Sherwood Forest and there is currently 115 children on roll, aged 3-11 years.

Reflected in our Vision, we encourage the spiritual and social as well as the academic growth of all our pupils so that each feels confident to challenge themselves to be the best that they can be.

As a church school, not only our vision and ethos, but also our enquiry-led curriculum is grounded upon the Christian values which are at the heart of all we do.  However, we welcome children and families from all faiths and backgrounds, promoting an understanding of and respect for others.  With a wealth of extra-curricular activities and Sherwood Forest at our doorstep, we aim to not only widen the children’s experiences but also increase their ecological awareness and foster a sense of stewardship of the Earth.

Working as a partnership between staff, governors and parents and, since the beginning of December 2019 within the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham Multi Academy Trust, the St. Mary’s team strive to educate, in the words of the Church of England’s Vision for Education for ‘life in all its fullness’.  In this way, in the living-out of our values, the school community works to ‘show love; act justly and give thanks’.

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Winthorpe Primary School - Location code W 

Winthorpe Primary School is a small, friendly village Primary School on the edge of Newark with excellent road links to the A46/A1/A17. We pride ourselves on working hard and having fun, and have high academic standards and an extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities.

At Winthorpe Primary School we want children to be:

  • Happy and Healthy
  • Responsible and Caring
  • Hardworking and Ambitious
  • Respectful and Understanding
  • Confident and Curious

Happy and Healthy
We feel that happy and healthy children will be enthusiastic and engaged learners. We aim to provide an exciting, interesting and fun curriculum supplemented by a range of extra-curricular activities that makes children want to come to school with smiles on their faces. We encourage our children to have healthy lifestyles and pride ourselves on the sporting provision that we offer for all our children.

Responsible and Caring
We have a very friendly and family like atmosphere around school, centred on a caring approach and looking out for each other. Our rainbow house groups encourage children of all ages to bond, work and play together. We encourage our children to be responsible and help develop their maturity and common sense, enabling them to make the right choices. Positions of responsibility play an important and respected role within the school.

Hardworking and Ambitious
We want children to aim high and enjoy the challenge of reaching their goals, being resilient and determined enough to deal with whatever is thrown at them. We set high standards for the children, in terms of expectations, effort and attainment, and expect all children to achieve their targets and make very good progress whilst at Winthorpe. We genuinely want all children to achieve their goals and encourage them to be ambitious and aspirational with their dreams.

Respectful and Understanding
Our children are respectful, tolerant and understand others. They show this by being polite and attentive to everyone they meet. Holding doors open for others, saying good morning and listening to our friends are examples of how we can show respect on a daily basis. We respect that all people are different, in the way they look, things they believe and what is important to them. We understand that these differences make a vibrant, modern, British community, and want to celebrate and cherish these differences, and learn from them.

Confident and Curious
We encourage our children to try new things and develop a curiosity about the unknown. When we open windows onto new horizons they are given the opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of the world around them. We want our children to feel secure enough to try new things without fearing making a mistake. We place great emphasis on the importance of representing the school and collaborating with others and the outside world. We provide a varied range of extra-curricular activities and stimulating school trips.

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