Candleby Lane, Cotgrave, Nottingham NG12 3JG
10 reasons to choose Cotgrave Candleby Lane School
Cotgrave Candleby Lane School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Nottingham and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Cotgrave Candleby Lane School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 28 members of Flying High Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2008) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Cotgrave Candleby Lane School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Cotgrave Candleby Lane School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Cotgrave Candleby Lane School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages and music.
Sport at Cotgrave Candleby Lane School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Cotgrave Candleby Lane School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.20pm.
Find another school near Cotgrave Candleby Lane School
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