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About Dovecote Primary School

Dovecote Primary School first opened its doors in September 2005. It was created from the amalgamation of 3 existing schools on the same campus - Brooksby, Brinkhill, and Greencroft.

We currently have 485 pupils on role aged 3-11. There are two classes in every year group and a 120 place nursery (60-morning places and 60-afternoon places).  50% of the pupils receive pupil premium funding.

You can find out details of our school curriculum on the curriculum page. At Dovecote, pupils also study Spanish and Philosophy. Years 4,5 & 6 are involved in the In Harmony project, one of only 10 schools in the country, which sees the pupils and staff having 2 -3 hours of professional music tuition a week. We are a brass school focussing on trumpet and trombone. We also have a dedicated Space for Sport and Art.

Dovecote Primary School

Greencroft,

Clifton

Nottingham  NG11 8EY

Tel: 0115 915 2953

Text: 07797 885351

Email: admin@dovecote.nottingham.sch.uk

Why not follow us on Twitter @dovecote2005

Dovecote School operates a texting system to ask why your child is absent from school.  We can also inform you of any unexpected situation which may occur, such as closure due to bad weather, delays in returning from trips due to road conditions or any heating problems etc. Please inform the school office if you have changed your mobile phone number.

Keeping up to date.

It is important that we have up-to-date contact information for all our pupils. Please contact us using the information on this page or by using the form on the Contact Us page.

Papers copies of any information on this website will be provided to parents free of charge upon request.  Please contact the School Office.

Important Contacts

Enquiries should be addressed to: Mr A Jenkins – Head Teacher.

Enquiries regarding SEND or Inclusion should be addressed to: Ms Rebecca Glover - SENDCo.

Enquiries for the Governing body should be addressed to Dr Edward Williams - Chair of Governors.

Enquiries regarding the content of the website or statutory information displayed within should be addressed to: Mr Andrew Hodgson - Data Manager.

Enquiries regarding Data Protection (GDPR), should be addressed to Mrs Lynette Randall - DPO.

Clifton Family of Schools

Dovecote is part of the Clifton Family of Schools (CFoS). This group includes all the primaries in Clifton - Dovecote, Milford, Glapton, Whitegate, Highbank and Blessed Robert. It also includes Nethergate and Farnborough.

The Headteachers meet every half term and agree on the priorities for the family of schools and also agree on common policies like the Attendance Policy, so they are the same in every school.

The deputy heads also meet and organise a range of events like the annual singing festival.  Other groups of teachers from the schools meet to agree on levels of work and share ideas and resources.

There is also a wide range of sports activities including boys and girls football (we are the reigning boys league champions), dance and gymnastics festivals, multi-sport and indoor Olympic competitions.

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