School profile

Nottingham Free School

Nottingham Free School is a secondary school serving the communities of Sherwood, Carrington, Mapperley Park, Woodthorpe and Mapperley.

In 2017 Ofsted graded NFS as ‘good’ and the first cohort of students went on to secure excellent GCSE results in 2019.

The school motto, ‘Work Hard, Be Kind’, permeates every facet of the school. These values shape the attitudes we expect from staff and students alike, and drive our high standards of education and care.

About our school experience

Details

' Interested in a career in teaching' events are a fantastic opportunity for anyone considering a career in teaching. There are 30+ schools within our Partnership (both Primary and Secondary). The event will involve a presentation on the different routes into teaching and a Q&A session with the core team, recently qualified teachers and trainee teachers.
School experience will be organised following one of these events.

Start and finish times
4.30pm to 6.00pm
Dress code

Business dress, Smart casual

Teacher training

The Nottinghamshire Torch SCITT offer both School Direct and SCITT teacher training programmes.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
22 November 2022

Secondary

Art and design, Social sciences, Religious education, Physical education, Spanish, Psychology, Physics, Maths, History, Geography, French, English, Design and technology, Computing, Chemistry, Business studies, and Biology

Virtual Start request

Date School phase Experience type
6 December 2022

Secondary

Social sciences, Religious education, Physical education, Spanish, Psychology, Physics, Maths, History, Geography, French, English, Design and technology, Computing, Chemistry, Business studies, Biology, and Art and design

Virtual Start request

Location

Address
The Courtaulds Building, 290 Haydn Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1EB
Map showing Nottingham Free School
Parking

Not available on site

Either in school car park or nearby

Start request

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Address
The Courtaulds Building, 290 Haydn Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1EB
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Social sciences
  • Spanish