Leicester Grammar School

Great Glen, Leicester LE8 9FL

The School moved to its brand new, purpose-built site in 2008 and has continued to deliver outstanding academic success for its pupils. It ranks as one of the most successful co-educational day-schools in the whole of the UK. The wonderfuf facilities complement the high quality of teaching and learning that goes on within them and all work to support the School’s overall philosophy that the pursuit of excellence and the continued investment in staff and school will deliver the highest academic achievements for all of its students. The School also recognises the importance of life outside of the classroom and has created the physical environment to allow that to flourish. Sitting in 75 acres of grounds the first-rate sporting facilities have contributed to the School’s success in different sporting arenas, with over 50 teams representing the School in the major sports of Netball, Rugby Football, Hockey, Cricket, Athletics and Tennis.

 

Location Leicestershire
School Status Co-Educational
Headmaster Chris King
Available Courses AS, A-Level
Accommodation Homestay
% of International students 5%
Student Enrolment
Senior school 800
Sixth Form 210
Facilities New purpose built school opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2008, 75 acre school includes full indoor swimming pool, 5 rugby pitches, 8 tennis and netball courts, 2 all weather hockey pitches & an impressive 14 science laboratories. Excellent ICT facilities.
Features Over 50 extra-curricular activities including an impressive range of teams representing the school in major sports of netball, rugby, football, hockey, cricket, athletics and tennis. Opportunities for charitable involvement and service initiatives e.g Duke of Edinburgh, as well as dramatic arts and music (e.g there are 30 musical groups to join and opportunities to try out film-making, street dance and LAMDA speech and drama awards).
Additional comments On average 95% of students progress onto Higher
Education and an impressive 10% of students get accepted to Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Subject specific tutoring and interview practise is
given to Oxbridge candidates.
Academic achievements 100% pass rate at A-Level with 18.2% of students achieving A* in all subjects; 42.5% achieving A*-A grades, and 85.3% achieving A*-B
University destinations Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Imperial, Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Kings College London, Lincoln, Loughborough, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, reading, Sheffield, Queen Mary, UCL, Warwick, among many others.

 

 

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Educational Courses Covered

Students at Leicester Grammar will take a minimum 3 A-Level subjects.

The range of subjects include:

Art and Design, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, Classics, Design Technology, Economics, English, French, Geography, German, History, Latin, Maths, Further Maths, Music, PE, Physics, Politics, Spanish, Theology, Theatre Studies, Critical Thinking

In addition, students also have the opportunity to take the AQA Bacc which includes an Extended Project and community engagement initiatives, which are all highly valued by Universities.

 

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