We hesitate to suggest they are competing; make your own mind up on that.
However, these banners have gone up next to each other on the A18 Barnard Avenue, close to the roundabout.
Sir John Nelthorpe's year six open evening will be on Wednesday, September 23, from 6pm to 8pm, at the Lower School site, off Wrawby Rod.
The Vale Academy, on Grammar School Road, will hold its open event on Thursday, October 1. Day tours from 9.30am - the evening event starts at 6.30pm.
We notice that SJN also has a prominent display near Tesco's store entrance, promoting its open evening, while Vale has a banner near the Monument, alongside the A18.
Both good schools - take your pick!