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Loughborough Schools Foundation’s spacious town centre campus boasts something of a ‘one stop shop’. Academic pace is ‘quick’ but ‘no one gets left behind’. Pupils we spoke to concurred - ‘teachers get to know you’, ‘they encourage you to achieve more’ are ‘really caring and attentive’.‘Stand out’ music school is the ‘creme de la crème,’ a parent marvelled. ‘It’s why we sent our daughters here.’ ‘Our enrichment is a strong selling point,’ asserts head. Years 10 and 11 choose from CCF, sports leaders, additional maths, HPQ or music. In sixth form, yet more options include EPQ, volunteering...

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What the school says...

Loughborough High School is a lively academic school which offers a traditional education in an excellent environment alongside numerous co-curricular activities. Our pupils not only achieve very good results but they also learn to be active and participative members of the community, developing excellent leadership and communication skills.

Entrance Assessments consist of:
Entry to Year 7 – English, Maths and Reasoning. Reference from current school.
Entry to Years 8, 9 and 10 – English, Maths and Reasoning. Interview. Reference from current school.
Entry to Year 12 – Interview and GCSE grades. Reference from current school.
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Since 2019, Dr Fiona Miles BA MD. With strong family roots in the Midlands, she felt this post was her ‘destiny’, adding with a twinkle in her eye, ‘I went to Nottingham Girls’ High School - LHS were our sporting rivals so it’s nice to be on the winning team now’. Read English at Cambridge and cut teeth at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School For Girls. But with thoughts of medicine ‘always in the back of my mind,’ she decided to retrain at King’s College London. Quickly felt, however, that medicine was ‘patching up, not developing a relationship’, so returned to teaching – and indeed Habs - to make ‘more meaningful change to a person’s life’. Rose to head of English, assistant head and then deputy head (academic) before coming here, where she works closely with...

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Special Education Needs

We are currently able to offer limited support for pupils with special educational needs but are not able to offer any specialist teaching. The progress of pupils with special educational needs is carefully monitored.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment Y
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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