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Loughborough Grammar School, Leicestershire

School Details
Burton Walks,
United Kingdom,
LE11 2DU

Tel: +44 1509 233233
Fax: +44 1509 218436

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Mr P B Fisher, MA

Marketing Director/Registrar:
Mrs D P Briers

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
Religious affiliation:
Teaching languages:
Age Range & Fees
10 - 18
Day Fees
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
Number of Pupils
School Boy
School Girl
Full board
This school offers
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
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:

Interview, Entry test or exam, GCSE results, Common Entrance, Report from previous school, Please apply to school, Registration, Visit school, This is a boys only school, but its pre-school or nursery takes both boys and girls

Scholarships & Bursaries:

Music, Means tested bursaries, Means tested assisted places, 6th Form, Other scholarships, Financial need, Other bursaries, Choral, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Clergy/Ministers, Senior school entry

What we offer

  • Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Classics
  • Economics
  • Government/Politics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Business studies
  • Critical thinking
  • ICT
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Design technology
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Ancient Greek
  • Cricket
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Squash
  • Cross-country
  • Water sports
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Fitness training
  • Badminton
  • Fencing
  • Shooting
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Sailing
  • Adventure training
  • Astronomy
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Corps of drums
  • 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
Head PhotoLoughborough Grammar School was founded in the centre of the town in 1495 and is one of the oldest and most academically successful schools in the country. In 1850 the School moved to its present spacious and attractive site in Burton Walks and is now part of a larger 'family' known as the Loughborough Endowed Schools situated in the same grounds, comprising the Grammar School, Loughborough High School for Girls and Fairfield Preparatory School, the co-educational prep school (ages 4-11), which prepares boys and girls for the Senior Schools. An ambitious building programme begun in the mid 1990s has seen the addition of an English School and Studio Theatre, a Modern Languages Centre and magnificent new Music School to serve all three schools which opened in September 2006. More recent developments include a state-of-the-art Chemistry Building (2009) and the renovation and extension of the Biology Building (2011) as part of an ongoing programme of improving the provision for single sciences: work on Physics will commence shortly, followed by the upgrading of the Mathematics building. The School is in general, therefore, exceptionally well-equipped, the playing fields being particularly outstanding. The School prides itself on having a family atmosphere, and very active house system. The Boarding Houses are an integral part of the School and cater for weekly and termly boarders. Academic results are consistently good or excellent, with 98% of sixth formers going on to degree courses each year, the majority to the best universities in the country, and around 15 to 20 to Oxford or Cambridge. Music and Drama are very strongly supported, most orchestras and productions being run jointly with the Girls' High School. There is also shared teaching with the High School in certain subjects in the Sixth Form. A wide range of sports and games is available, as well as numerous clubs and societies, including outdoor pursuits, a large CCF, Scouts and the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme. Loughborough views education in a traditional and wider sense of academic, social, spiritual and physical development.
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