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    Founder of the Greater Nottingham Education Trust
    • At Carlton le Willows Academy there is a strong sense of community

      Ofsted June 2017

    • Pupils feel challenged in lessons and enjoy their learning

      Ofsted June 2017

    Sixth Form


    • Charlie Clarke

      Aged just 12, Charlie competes in the National Hovercraft Championships run by the Hovercraft Club of Great Britain (HCGB).

      The Year 8 is in his first full season of the sport and is currently sitting second in the Junior Colt Formula with just one round of the championship left to go.

      The HCGB created the Junior Colt Formula just this season to remove the younger drivers from the mainstream Juniors who drive a hovercraft shared with their parents.



    • Year 8 County Champs

      CHAMPIONS! Year 8 girls’ football team brought home some silverware after being crowned County Cup winners 2019.

      The team brought home the trophy after winning on penalties in a hotly contested final against Rushcliffe School.

      The match ended 2-2 after normal time, but goalkeeper Georgia Townend saved one of the opposition’s penalties enabling the Academy to win the shoot-out.

    Team: Year 8s (now Year 9) Georgia Townend, Keira Murphy, Isobel Davis, Bethan Wass, Hettie Bates, Charlotte Fisher, Charlotte Wallace, Jess Ellis and Philippa Batchelor, Katie Ball and Marla Harker Gill, Year 7 (now Year 8).

  • Skye Fawsitt

    YEAR 11 athlete Skye Fawsitt earned the County Champion title for Hammer in summer earning her a place at the prestigious Mason Trophy event in Birmingham.


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    This earned Skye (15), a place in the County Championships the following month. She also joined fellow Academy athletes representing Carlton le Willows in the regional finals of the English School Track and Field Cup in Wakefield.

  • Skye was once again a stand out competitor on the day winning 100m in the first round and the finals of the hammer event.

  • Paul Senior

    ATHLETE Paul Senior has set a new personal best and earned himself the title joint fastest Junior Boy  in the UK!

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    Paul has had considerable success over the past few months, setting a new record for the Gedling district while competing in the Gedling Athletics Championships in May.

    Paul, then in Year 9, recorded a time of 11.03 in the Junior Boys 100m and a distance of 5.49m in Junior Boys Long Jump – finishing in first place and earning himself a place in the Gedling team at the County Championships.

    Definitely an athlete to watch!


  • Reece Cave

    Year 7 Academy student Reece Cave has been crowned East Midlands Judo champion, earning himself a place in the national championships in March.

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    Training three times a week – at Rycroft Judo Club and Carlton Forum Judo Club – the Cedar house student also finds time to compete in park runs and mini marathons and also achieve success with his Saturday football club Gedling Southbank.

  • Ellie Rush

    Award winner Ellie (15), was unable to accept her prize in person at the Academy’s annual SPOTY awards evening on 16 December as she was taking part in a week-long training camp in Spain getting ready to compete in the European Championships in France next year.

  • Next year she aims for her first international podium place at the Junior European Championships or the World Championships.

  • Chloe Murcott

    Cheer leader Chloe Murcott is celebrating after securing the chance to compete with her team at the Cheerleading International Summit in Florida next year.

    Chloe, has been through two rounds of evaluations to become a member of this international team Gravity, which qualified after coming third in the International Junior category of the Bournemouth Future Cheer National Championships in July 2019.

    Over the last 18 months, Chloe has progressed from Level 1 to Level 3 Tumbling and Level 2 Stunting and has grown as an athlete in terms of strength, endurance and skill.

  • Alex Akers

    TALENTED Academy footballer Alex Akers has realised his dream after signing a scholarship deal with Nottingham Forest.

    Year 11 Alex had only been signed for the club’s U16 squad since Year 10 so was delighted when he was chosen to take one of the club’s sought after scholarships.

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    Alex’s scholarship will see him training, both on the pitch and in the gym, studying for a Sports Science qualification and undertaking various tasks usually completed by an apprentice such as washing the first team’s boots! We all wish him the very best of luck!

  • Lauren McNeil

    Sixth former Lauren McNeil is forging a path to athletics success after being selected to represent England in a European cross country event.

    Lauren (17) was selected to run in an England vest at an event in Eigobar, Spain last month – securing a podium positon after taking third place.

    And just weeks later, the Year 12 runner was selected to represent England once again, competing against athletes from across Europe, in the Belgium Cup.

    Lauren’s selection for the European events comes after her success in the Cross Challenge - a series of cross country runs across the UK this season - in which she secured a top four place and the chance of selection.

    Lauren trains at Mansfield Harriers twice a week and does her own runs at home, following a training plan provided by her coach.




  • Corey Durose

    Ball hockey player Corey Durose will be playing in the international arena after being selected to play for team GB.

    Year 8 Corey has been selected to play for the GB U16s – despite being just 14-years-old – ISBHF 2020 World Junior Championships in Zilina Slovakia at the end of June.

    Corey has been a member of the local ball hockey team Nottingham Huskies U13s, part of Nottingham Wolves Ball Hockey Club, which he has been part of since the age of eight, but is soon to join the U16s squad.

    In 2019 Corey captained the U13 team to become national champions – the first Nottingham team to event win at this level, and capped off last season as the sport’s U13 Player of the Season out of all clubs in the UK.

    Corey also won a coveted Academy award for Elite Performance at the Carlton le Willows 2019 Sports Personality of the Year awards.

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    Great news @clwnews

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