Nottingham Free School is a secondary for those aged 11-18. The school, which opened in 2014, is part of the Nova Education Trust and can cater for up to 587 pupils. The school was established as a direct result of parental demand in the Sherwood area. Nottingham Free School offers a traditonal, academic curriculum with an extended day which allows for a wide range of extracurricular opportunities. Students can used this enrichment time to do anything from the Duke of Edinburgh award to LAMDA exams and sports training.