Bailey Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4EP
10 reasons to choose The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
The Sir Donald Bailey Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newark and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
The Sir Donald Bailey Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 6 members of The Forge Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
The Sir Donald Bailey Academy has three classes per year, and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Sir Donald Bailey Academy achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 9% of schools.
The The Sir Donald Bailey Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
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 The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
Highfields School (0.9 miles).
All Saints Anglican/Methodist Primary School (3.7 miles); Bassingham Primary School (8.5 miles); East Bridgford St Peters Church of England Academy (8.7 miles).
Hollygirt School (21.4 miles); Nottingham Girls’ High School GDST (21.7 miles); Nottingham High School (21.9 miles).
Minster School (11.5 miles); Toot Hill School (12.2 miles); The King’s School.