Alfreton Nursery School
Alfreton Nursery School is an outstanding Derbyshire County Council School based in Alfreton, Derbyshire.
The school has been consistently outstanding for the past 20 years and was accredited as a National Teaching School in September 2015 in recognition of its hard work and collective drive to constantly raise standards in school.
As a lead school, we continue to grow and currently have 16 Derbyshire schools in our alliance as well as schools in both Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
School Led Teacher Training
Our innovative and integrated primary and secondary programmes are at the cutting edge of teacher training. Designed in collaboration with The University of Warwick (primary), and The University of Derby (secondary) we aim to produce outstanding reflective practitioners who can provide creative, challenging and exciting teaching and learning. Working together, Alfreton Nursery School alliance has collaborated with both universities to ensure our offer is cutting edge and relevant to all our future graduates.
Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)
SLEs are outstanding teachers, members of senior management teams with at least 2 years proven experience in their chosen specialism. SLEs work with other schools on an area/areas the matched school have addressed for improvement. SLE deployments are used to provide short or long term support to subject leaders, to address teaching and learning priorities for teams or individuals, to deliver staff meetings, twilights and inset days or address whole school improvements/initiatives.