NEST is a specialist educational setting for children who meet strict school admissions criteria. 

The NEST provision is for pupils who are aged between 15 – 19 and are from an asylum seeking or refugee background or are a new arrival in year 11 and;

  • have arrived in the UK within the last two years 
  • have been in UK education for less than one year 
  • are new to English or in the early stages of learning English 
  • are in need of intensive EAL support in order to access further education and work opportunities
  • are resident within Nottingham City

Referral Form NEST Provision