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Welcome from our Headmaster

Kevin Fear
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Here at Nottingham High School we have a well-deserved national reputation both for our academic success and for the high standards achieved in the wide range of activities we offer.

By championing the individual and encouraging intellectual curiosity, we ensure that all pupils not only achieve outstanding examination results but leave the School as well-rounded, confident young people, ready to play their part in tomorrow’s society.

I very much hope that I will have the pleasure of welcoming you and your family to the School. We believe that a visit is the best way to discover what life here is really like, and there are a variety of opportunities to come and see us for yourself.

Sunday Times Awards

Nottingham High School ranked first for academic results in the East Midlands in 2022 and was named East Midlands Independent Secondary School of the Year 2023 by the Sunday Times.

The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2022 ranked us first for academic results in the East Midlands, we were also named the East Midlands Independent School of the Decade in 2021. More recently, we were delighted to be named East Midlands Independent Secondary School of the Year 2023 by the Sunday Times and Co-Educational Independent School of the Year by the Independent School of the Year Awards.

ISI Inspection Reports

Our latest ISI Inspection Reports show the highest rating of “excellent” both for the quality of pupils’ academic achievements and their personal development.

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Infant School

EYFS Admissions

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

Here with us, pupils quickly become part of a community of learners where each individual is unique. We tailor our curriculum and our resources to meet their learning needs and to support them to challenge themselves to develop their skills and talents throughout their learning journey.

Junior School


At Nottingham High Junior School, a passion for exploring and experimenting is engendered in all we do.

Children are able to grow pastorally and academically in a nurturing and safe environment which allows them to take full advantage of the opportunities available. Each child has the opportunity to experience a varied and diverse range of activities within and outside the classroom such as art, music, sport, drama and chess.

Senior School


Nottingham High School is a diverse, down-to-earth school which thrives on curiosity, challenge, encouragement and kindness.

We are an academic community where intelligent children from a wide variety of social backgrounds are given the maximum opportunity to strive for the highest standards. We encourage our students to experience a wide range of activities, discover their talents and grow in self-confidence and self-knowledge.

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Sixth Form


The Sixth Form at Nottingham High School provides students with the highest quality teaching, excellent pastoral support and a wealth of co-curricular opportunities.

The culture of the Sixth Form is driven by high expectations and high aspirations. Our community is achieving, driven and confident, and Nottingham High School takes every opportunity to celebrate success and support students in meeting ambitious targets.

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So much more


We have a well-deserved reputation for excellent academic results, consistently topping the regional GCSE and A Level league tables.

But a great school should also be a place of curiosity, individuality and fun. We have an incredibly broad variety of co-curricular opportunities available to our students, giving them skills that prepare them for life, allow them to develop their current interests and explore new ones.



Each year we are excited to welcome a brand new cohort of students to the school.

We would love for your child to be among them. We understand that making an application may be a big decision, but our process is simple and our Admissions team are here to support you each step of the way.