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Schools and colleges

There are nearly 100 schools in Nottingham with most primary and secondary schools rated as either ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

As a number of schools are producing excellent results they are in high demand. In addition there are a number of independent and private schools in the city and county area. You can find out more about local school performance here.

The city is also home to a number of excellent colleges, including the Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology which offers opportunities for anyone between 11 and 19 with a passion for science, computing or engineering.

Nottingham also boasts two excellent universities. The University of Nottingham, a member of the Russell Group conducting world-class research, and Nottingham Trent University, which was named University of the Year 2019 in the Guardian University Awards.