The West Bridgford School

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Location: Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About The West Bridgford School

Located in West Bridgeford. Nottinghamshire, West Bridgeford School is a co-educational secondary academy school. With over 1400 pupils from a wide range of different cultural and economic backgrounds, West Bridgeford School is considerably larger than the average secondary school. First established as a grammar school in 1895, the school has undergone numerous changes in its location and ethos over the years, becoming a comprehensive school in 1969 and converting to an academy in 2011. The school is part of the East Midlands Educational Trust, a multi-academy trust responsible for a number of secondary schools in and around the East Midlands. 


Mr Rob McDonough

Values and Vision

West Bridgeford School Works hard to fulfil a comprehensive ethos, working hard to provide opportunities for students from a wide range of different backgrounds and with a wide range of academic interests. The school also emphasises traditional academic values of hard work and self-motivation, with students being helped to develop the necessary emotional and social intelligence to achieve beyond their time at school.


“It is an outstanding school. Central to the school’s ambition is the ongoing drive to achieve the highest standards for each student. Levels of attainment have risen steadily year on year and are exceptionally high. Students make outstanding progress in their academic work, and their wider personal development is also excellent. They mature as responsible and articulate young adults who develop the essential attitudes, skills and self-reliance that prepare them very well for the next stage of their education and for later life. “

The full report into The West Bridgeford School can be found here.

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Address: Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7FA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 974 4488
Positions available at The West Bridgford School