The ‘state’ sector school structure in this part of Bassetlaw is well developed and respected. Clarborough Primary School has very recently had return visit by Ofsted and the results of that inspection were very positive indeed. Go to the Primary School section of this page for full details.
All schools in Nottinghamshire share the same holidays pattern; for an overview of this pattern through to July 2016 click here.
Some pupils may be studying at schools in nearby Gainsborough which is in the county of Lincolnshire. To view Lincolnshire’s holiday patterns through to 2014 click here and follow the link to Term Times & Holidays.
For local pre-school provision, read more here...
And then, of course, we have Academy status...
A number of secondary schools or academies (following recent changes to the whole structure of state education) serve the area, all with comprehensive coverage of the curriculum but with their own particular specialisms. Have a look in our Secondary Schools section for more specific links.
For some information and discussions of the whole notion of Academy Status as it currently exists in English state education, have a look at the following links:
Academy Status - the Department for Education view.
Two Head Teachers outline the pros and cons of Academy Status (BBC News)
And then there is the political agenda!
Bullying tactics - Guardian newspaper article (16 Dec 2011).