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goteam Sun 31-Mar-19 15:41:13

Secondary schools all see quite far. Where do Lady Bay kids go to secondary school? There is a primary which seems to be a feeder for Rushcliffecschool but it seems far

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Yorkiedodah Sun 31-Mar-19 21:21:15

Hi go team. A lot of lady bay kids go to Rushcliffe school as it is currently a feeder. Keyword currently as I'm unsure how long that will be the case.

Girlicorne Sun 31-Mar-19 22:39:18

Toot Hill or West Bridgford? Both meant to be great schools as is Rushcliffe. Just wanted to say you have amazing state options your side of the river, I live in a different area but same city, all our options are dire!

goteam Mon 01-Apr-19 10:08:57

Girlicome we actually live in Hackney at the moment but in a 2 bed flat with 2 kids (6 and 4) and need to stat thinking about moving. Could stretch to a small 3 bed house where we are but Nottingham is an option as dh has friends and some family there and my work have an office.

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goteam Mon 01-Apr-19 10:12:00

I'm not familiar with feeder school systems as admission is by (tiny) catchment here. Schools are just as good but 4 bed house is 1million+ versus around £450k for equivalent in lady bay. Have considered Sherwood but we all enjoy canoeing, rowing, cricket etc so would be ideal living near the waterspouts centre.

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goteam Mon 01-Apr-19 10:14:33

Also lady bay primary looks lovely but I doubt there will be spaces. Spaces always come up in Hackney schools as its a transient population by and large but communities in places like lady bay I guess are more settled.

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Girlicorne Tue 02-Apr-19 01:22:43

@goteam you would be much much better buying West Bridgford/Lady Bay side of town if only for the secondary schools. Rushcliffe, Toot Hill, West Bridgford are the top state secondary schools in Nottingham. We live just a few miles from Sherwood in a lovely area, the primaries are fab but the secondaries are awful. There is one ofsted outstanding but it seems to be resting on its laurels from an inspection 6 years ago and noone gets in out of catchment. Sherwood isnt catchment for it. DD is going private, I wish we d had the sense to look at moving across the river a couple of years ago. Nottinghamshire is lovely, there is so much to do, lovely country parks, great motorway links to lots of other places too. I don't like the city centre but the surrounding countryside is great!

MEGP82 Sun 23-Jun-19 09:22:19

Goteam, if you see this, can I ask whether you made the move and if so, where you landed? We’re considering a move to WB for very similar reasons and would love to hear your experience!

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