Infant School Admissions

Nottingham High School

Entry to our Infant School (Reception – Year 2) is by assessment.

The first stage of the entrance procedure is to complete our online enquiry form.

Admission to the School in Reception follows an assessment process to evaluate your child’s potential for learning. This is undertaken on a in the school setting. Following this initial process, your child will then be invited back for a final practical classroom-based assessment either on the Saturday or during the following week.

Admission to the School in Year 1 and Year 2 follows an admissions process to evaluate skills in numeracy and literacy and the potential for learning. All the work is set at National Curriculum ability levels appropriate for the age group.Your child may then be invited back for a final classroom-based assessment either on the Saturday or during the following week.

Our aim is to foster in each child a love of learning that will carry them through this important, formative time, their senior school years and into adult life.

The School is not licensed by the UK Border Agency to sponsor pupils from outside the European Economic Area (or accept transfers from other schools who can), and by making this application you confirm that you and your child have the right to enter, live and study in the UK for the duration of the education offered by the School. 

For entry at all levels we would advise you to come to visit the School, and individual visits around the School can be made on any working day. To arrange an appointment please phone our Admissions Department 0115 845 2232, or use the online contact form, or email us.

If you would like to register your child for assessment, please complete an enquiry form

Infant & Junior School Registration Form