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Loughborough High doesn’t feel like an academic oven nor an intellectual boiler, more like a skilfully-used slow cooker. There's palpable feeling of genuinely shared academic interests and concerns. We witnessed a fabulous teacher who described herself as being ‘as nutty as a fruitcake’ enthuse and encourage a group of sixth formers who were trying to decide what topics they wished to work on for their EPQ. There was the faintest whiff of cordite and revolution...

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Loughborough High School is a lively academic school which offers a traditional education in an excellent environment alongside numerous extra-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 examinations consist of: 11+ - English, maths and NVR (interviews may take place where there is a discrepancy). 12+, 13+ and 14+ - English, Maths & Reasoning. Entry to the sixth form is by interview and GCSE grades. ...Read more

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

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Head

Since April 2019, Dr Fiona Miles, previously senior deputy head at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls. English degree from Cambridge; she taught English at Habs' until her love of science took her to King's College London to study medicine. She then returned to teach at Habs', progressing through increasingly senior roles.

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Loughborough High doesn’t feel like an academic oven nor an intellectual boiler, more like a skilfully-used slow cooker. GCSE results 78 per cent A*-A/9-7 in 2019; A levels 80 per cent A*-B, 47 per cent A*/A, but that doesn't seem to be what this school is really about. There's palpable feeling of genuinely shared academic interests and concerns. We witnessed a fabulous teacher who described herself as being ‘as nutty as a fruitcake’ enthuse and encourage a group of sixth formers who were...

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Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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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.

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