Our Schools

Cotgrave Candleby Lane School

Candleby Lane School, Cotgrave

Candleby Lane, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, NG12 3JG


Candleby Lane School is a primary school with 575 children on roll including Foundation 1. It opened as an amalgamation of three primary schools, in a new building in 2007. It is a Teaching School and National Support School with a proven track record of successful school-to-school support and improvement.

Flying High Academy - Ladybrook

Flying High Academy, Ladybrook

Somersall Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 6EW


Flying High Academy is a primary school with 294 children on roll with 60 in Foundation 1. In January 2014 it became the Flying High Trust’s first sponsored Academy and is situated in the heart of the Ladybrook Community in Mansfield.

Hillside Primary & Nursery School

Hillside Primary & Nursery School, Hucknall

Robert’s Lane, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, NG15 6LW


Hillside Primary is a primary school with 466 children on roll including Foundation 1. It was opened in January 2007 as a result of the amalgamation of two primary schools. The new building has been built around the existing but modified framework of clasp structure of the previous school. Hillside joined the Flying High Trust as an academy in November 2013.

Peafield Lane Primary Academy

Peafield Lane Primary Academy, Mansfield Woodhouse

Litton Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, NG19 9PB


Peafield Lane Academy, in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire is a popular, large school with a fantastic reputation. Children come here from all over town to experience an exciting education that we are exceptionally proud of. It converted to become a primary academy within the Flying High Trust in March 2014.

Ernehale Junior School

Ernehale Junior School

Derwent Crescent, Gedling Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6TA


At Ernehale, we aim to foster in each child a lifelong love of learning. We believe it is our responsibility to provide a happy and caring environment in which children not only feel secure, but enjoy themselves and therefore strive to achieve their very best in everything they do. Ernehale Junior School is a primary school with 242 children on roll. It converted to become a primary academy within the Flying High Trust in April 2015.

Beeston Fields Primary & Nursery School

Beeston Fields Primary & Nursery School, Beeston

Boundary Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2RG


Beeston Fields Primary and Nursery school is a happy school where children are taught in a caring environment and are encouraged to achieve to the very best of their ability. We provide a rich curriculum which aims to develop each child’s potential to the full. We promote excitement, enjoyment and an enthusiasm for learning. We truly believe that working with parents is essential and we foster an open relationship between home and school. Whilst your child is here with us you will have many opportunities to share in their education and celebrate their achievements.The school joined the Trust as of 1 September 2015.

Edwalton Primary School

Edwalton Primary School, Edwalton

Wellin Lane, Edwalton, Nottingham, NG12 4AS


Our main aim is for children to be happy and successful. For children to be happy, they need to have a good self-image, a feeling that they are valued and that they are making progress. For children to be successful, the staff have to cater for all the different aspects of a child’s development - physical, social, academic, spiritual and religious - we are concerned that each child should get the most from and contribute the most to, the society of which he/she is already a member. Each child is unique and we value their talents and interests in the manner we believe they deserve. The school joined the Trust as of 1 October 2015.

Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy

Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy, Bilsthorpe

Crompton Road, Bilsthorpe, Nottingham, NG22 8PS


Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy is a school set in a rural location with an inspirational and passionate staff team and delightful children that want to succeed. The school joined the Flying High Trust in October 2015 when it became Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy. The school is on a very exciting development journey to ensure we provide the very best opportunities for our children, families and local community. We are a school that sits at the heart of our community. We are proud of the way in which we nurture and develop our children to ensure a thirst for learning enabling them to achieve their full potential. We have the highest expectations and our children can and will achieve. We will raise confident children who take risks with their learning and by the time they leave will be ready to take on the world. The school joined the Trust as of 1 October 2015.

Greythorn Primary School

Greythorn Primary School, West Bridgford

Greythorn Drive, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7GH


Our school is a vibrant, happy and exciting place to be. At Greythorn we believe in developing the whole child. We strive for academic excellence, but we also believe that children should be happy, confident and well rounded. The school joined the Trust as of 1 January 2016.


Greenwood Primary & Nursery School

Sutton Middle Lane, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 8FX


At Greenwood we have developed a working partnership between home, school and the community. High aspirations and expectations alongside care and support encourage all individuals to achieve personal success and happiness in a safe and inspiring environment. At Greenwood, Everyone Matters. The school joined the Trust as of September 2016.


Killisick Junior School

Killisick Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8BY


Killisick is a happy, well-regarded and caring junior school with a welcoming atmosphere. We have a hard-working staff team, enthusiastic children and supportive governors and parents. The school is committed to raising standards and providing a high quality learning environment. We have enthusiastic, happy, well-mannered children who are keen to learn. The excellent support for pupils leads to pupils' good behaviour, highly positive attitudes and good spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.


Horsendale Primary School

Assarts Road, Nuthall, Nottingham, NG16 1AP


Our school is warm and welcoming as well as providing the support and challenge our children need to ensure they fulfil their potential and feel ready to take on the world!


Haddon Primary & Nursery School

Haddon Close, Off Westdale Lane, Carlton, Nottingham NG4 4GT


Haddon is a unique school within our area and our ambition is to be the first choice school for all local families. As the only three phase primary school locally, we provide continuity of education from the ages of 3 to 11 years. The school's location and culture of good behaviour, facilitates a safe learning environment for our children with significant areas of outdoor green space in which to play.


Leamington Primary Academy

Claire Road, Sutton in Asnfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 5BB


We are a thriving primary and nursery academy serving the local community. We have an enthusiastic, highly motivated staff committed to a caring, child-centred ethos. We offer skilled teaching, a creative curriculum and high standards.


Porchester Junior School

Standhill Road, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1LF


Porchester Junior School is a values based school, developing the whole child to ensure each child fulfils their potential and feels ready to take on the world. Recently awarded Ofsted Good, we are immensely proud of our children, staff and whole school community.


Mapplewells Primary and Nursery School

Henning Lane, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 1HU


Mapplewells School is about happy children all working together to achieve their personal best in all areas of school life. We have high expectations of all pupils and so we strive to offer the best education delivered by challenging and supportive teachers and teaching assistants. As a forward thinking and friendly school, we aim to provide a wide range of learning experiences where children are engaged, enthusiastic and curious to find out more. Our goal is to instil a love of learning within our pupils which will develop them into life-long learners with high aspirations for their future.

Stanstead Nursery and Primary School

Stanstead Nursery and Primary School

Stanstead Avenue, Rise Park, Nottingham, NG5 5BL


Stanstead is a warm and caring school with a rich curriculum and fantastic indoor learning environment and outdoor space.


Pinxton Village Infant Schools

Pinxton, Derbyshire


PVIS consists of two infant schools within the village of Pinxton - John King and Longwood. Our schools have worked together for a number of years and this effective collaboration led to our schools wanting to extend this as a member of the Flying High Partnership to share and learn in equal measures.

Kirkstead Junior Academy

Kirkstead Junior School

Kirkstead Road, Pinxton, NG16 6NA


A junior school on a rapid development journey as part of the partnership.

Inspiring Leaders

Inspiring Leaders


Inspiring Leaders is a not-for-profit partnership of outstanding schools (primary and secondary) and a special school with a common passion to develop the inspirational school leaders of tomorrow. We currently deliver NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and DSBM across the East Midlands and aim to provide gold standard, comprehensive and effective leadership development.


Candleby Lane Teaching School Alliance


Candleby Lane Teaching School has a membership of over 50 schools working collaboratively to continuously improve schools and outcomes for children. With outstanding CPD opportunities and a wealth of Specialist Leaders of Education across all areas, the Teaching School is at the heart of providing world class professional development.