A message from Mr. Doherty:

August 2023

Happy summer Knight Families!!!

Now that we are in the midst of summer here is an update on all Fall Sports at the Nottingham School, when tryouts are and when practices begin:

Boys & Girls Soccer  -  (open to those in grades 6-8)
Tryouts take place on Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 28-29th at Knights Field on Priest Road, Nottingham. Those trying out are expected to be at both tryouts. 
- Boys Soccer Tryouts - 3:00 - 4:30
- Girls Soccer Tryouts - 4:00 - 5:30
- After tryouts, regular practices begin on Wednesday, Aug. 30th  (exact times are now on the sports calendar)

Boys and Girls Cross Country (open to those in grades 5-8)
Practices begin on Wed., Aug. 30th. We will meet at the flagpole outside the gymnasium. Practices will likely take place Mon-Thur. each week with most meets on Wednesday throughout the season.  

Girls Volleyball (Varsity & JV teams - (open to those in grade 6-8)
Tryouts will take place on Wed., & Thurs., Aug. 30-31 in the school gymnasium and then practices will begin on Tues., Sept 5th

Sports Sign-Up Link

In order to participate in sports there are a few forms that need to completed prior to being eligible to participate in school sports.  These following forms are all digital forms and will be sent to each grade level email groups and include the following:

  1. Permission to Participate Waiver
  2. Student Health Questionnaire Form
  3. Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Form

Additionally, your student/athlete will need to have a current, up to date sports physical on file with the school nurse in order to participate in practices or please, be sure there is a current sports physical on file with the school nurse, Stasia Cardillo, prior to Aug. 28, 2023.  Once a student/athlete is signed I will cross-reference with forms from last year as well.

The sports webpage has a number of links to area Urgent Care or Sports medicine facilities that offer walk-in sports physical for a small fee if you are unable to get into your primary medical care provider prior to the start of school.

Click on any of the the facilities listed below to be directed to their website

Enjoy the rest of your summer vacation and see you on the course, soccer field or volleyball courts this fall!

Dan Doherty
Nottingham Athletic Director
and Middle School Coach

Directions to Southeast League Schools

Note: Nottingham School has no control over field changes for away games. Please call the hosting school to verify field location and directions.

Northwood Elementary School - School Phone Number 942-5488
Take Route 4 North/West toward Concord. Northwood Elementary School is located on the left, approximately in the middle of town on Route 4 at the top of the hill.

Deefield Community School - School Phone Number 463-7422
Take Route 4 West toward Concord. In Northwood, take a left at the light onto Route 43. Route 43 takes you straight into Deerfield. At the stop sign, take a left onto Route 107 and continue for approximately 1 mile. The Deerfield Community School will be on the left.

Strafford Elementary School - School Phone Number 664-2842
Take Route 9 toward Strafford. Bear right onto Route 126. Head left onto Route 202 and take an immediate left onto Province Road. This road will bring you into the center of Strafford. Take a left at the stop sign onto Route 202A. Take a second left; the school will be on your right.

Chichester - School Phone Number 798-5651
Take Route 4 to the Epsom Circle. At the circle, take the first right onto Route 28 North. Continue 2 miles to Chichester. After you see M&M Ford on your left, take a left onto Deermeadow Road. The school is approximately 1/2 mile down the road on the right.

Nottingham School - School Phone Number 679-5632
Take Route 4 East to Route 152 (right) into Nottingham. Continue 3 miles on Route 152, the school is on the left.

Epsom Central School - School Phone Number 736-9331
Take Route 4 North/West to Epsom. After the Fire Station, take a left at the first set of lights onto Black Hall Road. The school is approximately 4 miles down the road on the right.