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Lucton School, Hereford and Worcester



School Details
School Crest
,
Lucton,
Hereford and Worcester,
United Kingdom,
HR6 9PN

Tel: +44 1568 782000
Fax: +44 1568 782001

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Founded:1708

Head:
Mrs Gill Thorne, MA

Registrar:
Ms Helen Wall

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
ISA Independent, ISBA, Forest Schools, AGBIS, IAPS, ISC, BSA
Religious affiliation:
Non-denominational, Church of England, Christian
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
0 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£6,450
to
£12,585
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£20,340
to
£23,985
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£27,885
to
£27,885
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
132
Day
136
43
Full board
31
0
Weekly
0
175
Total
167
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
22
19
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Entry test or exam, Interview
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Senior school entry, Sport, Other scholarships, Means tested scholarships, Science, 6th Form, All-rounder, Financial need, Siblings, Art, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Other bursaries, Drama, Music

What we offer


  • Drama/Theatre
  • Design technology
  • Psychology
  • Photography
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Government/Politics
  • Economics
  • Environmental studies
  • Business studies
  • ICT
  • German
  • French
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Fencing
  • Table tennis
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Touch rugby
  • Rounders
  • Netball
  • Lacrosse
  • Drama productions
  • Chess
  • First aid/life savers
  • Language club
  • Young Enterprise
  • Adventure training
  • Ballet
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Horse riding and management
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
 
 
Head PhotoLucton is a thriving co-educational school, set in beautiful Herefordshire countryside, with historic buildings. We build on our 300 year heritage and traditions to provide a stimulating and forward-looking environment. Lucton is a small school, where pupils feel accepted, valued and secure: all our pupils know each other well and newcomers settle in quickly.

The School comprises a Nursery (up to 4 years), Pre-prep and Prep School for ages 4 to 11 years, and Senior School and Sixth Form, for ages 11 to 18.

Approximately a quarter of our pupils are boarders - on either a full or 'flexi' basis. Each boarder has his or her own room, although younger pupils may choose to share. House-parents' own children attend the school and there is a real family atmosphere within the boarding community.

The Sixth Form centre offers some 26 subjects at A level and excellent facilities. Lucton provides an exciting setting for young people to flourish both academically and socially and our teachers are justly proud of having helped many students achieve the best possible start in life.

Our leavers achieved an impressive 55% A* and A grades at A level this year. This is well above the national average and puts Lucton, with its highly inclusive admissions policy, alongside many leading selective schools. This is a huge credit to the students themselves and testament to the quality of teaching and small class sizes. The majority of Lucton leavers will take up places in Russell Group universities.

Uniquely, Lucton offers an 'Access to A Level' course, designed to provide overseas students with the grounding they need in a range of subjects and incorporating accelerated learning of the English language.

Lucton fields competitive teams across a range of sports. We have a heated swimming pool and our own Equestrian Centre, where pupils can not only learn to ride for pleasure or to competitive standard but may keep their own horse at school! There is a myriad of indoor and outdoor opportunities, including Forest School in the lower school and Combined Cadet Force and Duke of Edinburgh Award in the senior school.

Attending an open day is a great way of seeing all we have to offer at Lucton. You are warmly invited to come and meet us at one of these events - or we would be delighted to make a private appointment.
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