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The Nelson Thomlinson School Virtual Open Evening

You will no doubt be starting to look ahead and think about the secondary school your child will be attending next September.  The law nowadays gives you the right to choose a school for your child.

In 2006 OFSTED wrote: ‘The Nelson Thomlinson School is an “outstanding” school. It does everything in its power to maximise the life chances of its students by providing the highest quality teaching.’ This “outstanding” judgement was sustained in an Interim Assessment in 2010. In May of 2013 our school was inspected again, this time under a new framework, and we achieved the “outstanding” grade again – in all four categories.

We are clearly very proud of our school and are therefore especially pleased to invite parents of primary school children who are in the process of choosing a secondary school to join us for our…

Bespoke tours

Tours of the school site will be conducted by members of the Senior Management Team during September and there will be ample opportunity to ask any questions you may have during the tour.

If you have questions you would like to ask more privately, there will be an opportunity at the end of the tour. To book your tour phone 016973 42160.


There will be a series of video presentations by our Senior Management Team and our subject departments available below.

Headmaster’s Introduction

Mrs Banks – Deputy Head (Pastoral)

Mr Parker – Deputy Head (Curriculum)

Mr Walker – Deputy Head (Teaching & Learning)

Mr Beechey – Assistant Head (Community)

Health and Safety

Year 11 Peer Mentors

Mrs J Mullarkey - Careers Leader

Virtual Tour



Learning Support


Technology - Consumer

Technology - Industrial


Modern Foreign Languages



Professional Development Room




Religious Education