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Finding a Preschool, Primary or Secondary School in or near Storrs Road Chesterfield or within the Chesterfield area

Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Storrs Road Chesterfield

How do I find out what schools are available around Chesterfield? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk. You simply enter your location, perhaps Chesterfield, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like www.schoolguide.co.uk. This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Storrs Road Chesterfield? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try www.admissionsday.co.uk .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!

Chesterfield PreSchools


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for S40
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Chesterfield

Walton Holymoorside Primary and Nursery School

Holymoor Rd, Holymoorside, Chesterfield S42 7DU, UK – 01246 566502

Very friendly staff and great summer fair. Unfortunately there is often inconsiderate parking on Holymoor Road

Gilbert Heathcote Nursery and Infant School

Scarsdale Rd, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield S41 8NF, UK – 01246 450634

Nice teachers and excellent nursary staff/teachers. Quiet school. Playground equipment could be better

Newbold Parish Church Pre-School Nursery

St Johns Rd, Chesterfield S41 8QN, UK – 01246 451141

Warm and friendly environment for children. Children are happy and content in the setting. Staff nurture children and closely monitor their development. They are particularly experienced in working with children with additional needs. As an assessor for childcare my students have always been supported to gain qualifications.

After School Care

Birdholme Sure Start Centre

2 Church St S, Chesterfield S40 2TF, UK – 01246 276764

Amazing staff, friendly, helpful, kind and approachable. The place is always clean warm and tidy. Not a bad word to say about it.

Playbox Day Nursery

29 Ashgate Rd, Chesterfield S40 4AG, UK – 01246 550918

Heidi loves going, I drop her off no cries from day one. It's a very home from home feel , not clinical like some nurserys. Very relaxed home atmosphere.

Abercrombie Primary School

Higher Albert St, Chesterfield S41 7QE, UK – 01246 232425

The school is lovely, most of the teachers are kind and helpful to us, the students. I graduated from this school a while ago, although it was emotional rollercoaster, it was a good experience.

Chesterfield Primary & Secondary Schools

Choosing a school around Chesterfield. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Chesterfield

Independent Schools for Chesterfield - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

Brookfield Community School

Chatsworth Rd, Chesterfield S40 3NS, UK – 01246 568115

Amazing school with great opportunities.

St Mary's Catholic High School

Newbold Rd, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield S41 8AG, UK – 01246 201191

Good School but very strong on needing to take part in faith and religious activities.

Fantastic school, highly recommended.

Hasland Hall Community School

Broomfield Ave, Hasland, Chesterfield S41 0LP, UK – 01246 273985

I only like this school because I get roasted on the daily by my good buddy Garden Gnomes, and if you didn't know, Mrs Stott is actually Gordon Ramsey. I actually like school just not the dosile donkeys that attend it xoxox

It is good allthough there are lots of people.

Independent Schools

St. Peter & St. Paul School Trust(The)

Brambling House, Hady Hill, Chesterfield S41 0EF, UK – 01246 278522

Great school!

Hady Primary School

Hady Lane, Chesterfield S41 0DF, UK – 01246 279254


Saint Peter and St Paul Independent School

Chesterfield S41 0BF, UK – 01246 278522

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for S40 4AT . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School

Hunloke Avenue, Boythorpe, Chesterfield S40 2NR, UK – 01246 234626

I just want to say Thank You to Rachel Purvis for the dramatic improvement of this school in all aspects of teaching and learning , the drastic changes in all aspects are just what this school needed so a big thank you to you and all the other teachers at this school you are doing a fantastic job and it shows in all the children and most of all in their attitudes to learning. you are just what this school needed and I hope you will be there for many years to come .

Brampton Primary School

School Board Lane, Chesterfield S40 1DD, UK – 01246 232817

I would say this is the best school ever my child has come along great her the staff inc headmaster make you feel very welcome also there helpful to anyone that's looking for a fantastic school that your child happy and safe this is the one A****😁

It's a great school there lots of nice people there

Whitecotes Primary School

Whitecotes Ln, Chesterfield S40 2LU, UK – 01246 234381

Best school ever

I miss it so much 😔

Research Schools around Storrs Road Chesterfield

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in S40 or anywhere in the country.

GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.

Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.

Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.

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Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

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Local Special Needs Education

Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory

Special schools for Chesterfield for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

Brampton Primary School

School Board Lane, Chesterfield S40 1DD, UK – 01246 232817

I would say this is the best school ever my child has come along great her the staff inc headmaster make you feel very welcome also there helpful to anyone that's looking for a fantastic school that your child happy and safe this is the one A****😁

It's a great school there lots of nice people there

Hady Primary School

Hady Lane, Chesterfield S41 0DF, UK – 01246 279254


Ashgate Croft School

Ashgate Rd, Chesterfield S40 4BN, UK – 01246 275111

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Chesterfield or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education and Private Tuition around Chesterfield

Adult Education Centres for S40 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Chesterfield which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Hunloke Commuity Adult Education Centre

Church St S, Chesterfield S40 2TF, UK – 01629 535002

I recommend hunloke college to any other people it is good there is help and down to earth staff who helps people out with anything also you can relax work at your own pace

Did my art lessons here, I'm in a wheelchair and everyone there is so helpful know one tret me any different and helped me do something I thought I could never do.


1 Stand Rd, Chesterfield S41 8SW, UK – 01246 622249

Great place to learn in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly helpful teachers highly recommended

StraightCurves Creative Ltd.

104 Saltergate, Chesterfield S40 1NE, UK – 01246 807575

I love Straightcurves. Not only do you learn fabulous crafts, you make new friends too. xx

Attended a great digital photography course. Have a great camera but was not using to it's full potential. Now I can talk Camera with the best of them and my pictures have improved too. Especially in poor lighting. Highly recommended.

Language Schools

La Jolie Ronde Languages For Children

19 Stanford Way, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7NH, UK – 01246 569655

Language Schools for Chesterfield

Language schools for S40. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Chesterfield

Private Tuition for S40
Click also to find: Language Schools, Translators & Interpreters

Private Tutors

Fuller David

43 Victoria St, Chesterfield S41 7LP, UK – 01246 231967