Today's strike by teachers over plans to change the school year to five terms has caused disruption for parents.
Melbury Primary School in Bilborough is one of the schools closed today.
One single mother, who has a nine year old son at the school, told ITV Central that she had had to take the day off work to look after him.
She said she understood the teachers' feelings but felt the summer holidays were too long.
A number of Nottingham schools are closed today as teachers stage another strike over changes to the academic year.
Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) have walked out for a second time over the plans by the city council.
The first strike closed 18 schools and affected a further 33.
Nottingham City Council wants to introduce a five-term year from September 2013.
They say having more equal length terms with a reduced summer holiday break will improve pupils' learning and attendance.
But teachers say the benefits are unproven and the changes would cause chaos because the city would be out of line with neighbouring authorities.
Teachers across Nottingham are on strike for a second time over council plans to split the school year into five terms.
Last month 18 schools closed for the day while 33 others opened with a reduced timetable.
Around 20 schools are expected to shut during the strikes today.
Full interview with Councillor David Mellen, leader of Nottingham City Council, defending the authority's decision to change school holiday and term times, and the allegations teachers are facing being sacked if they don't comply.
Latest this lunchtime from our reporter Michael Sibert who's been talking to teachers and the leader of Nottingham City Council, Councillor David Mellen, about the row over changes to school holidays and term times.
Teacher Sheena Wheatley says the council have not properly considered the impact changes to school terms will have on the teachers or pupils.