Loughborough High School

“Excellent in all aspects”

Following a School Inspection in February 2016 Loughborough High School received an “Excellent in all aspects”, also the ISI Inspectors said “Pupils leave the school as eloquent, confident and well-educated individuals, ready to face the challenges which lie before them, and are equipped to face the demands of life beyond school, becoming active citizens of the 21st century”.

Gwen Byrom, Headmistress of Loughborough High School

Gwen Byrom, Headmistress of Loughborough High School

Life at Loughborough High School is busy, productive and fun, and an environment where pupils and staff enjoy learning and working together.

The Headmistress of the High School believes “our purpose is to equip our pupils for the lives they will lead beyond school and to develop in them the confidence and skills necessary to become valued members of society. We want them to be able to recognise and seize the opportunities life will offer them and to have the flexibility to adapt to the rapid changes in life in the 21st century.

We celebrate our rich history and traditions and we value hard work and academic achievement. We also recognise that a broad education, encompassing an extensive range of extra-curricular activities, is essential in developing young women who are intellectually fulfilled, healthy and happy. Whatever the interests of our pupils we aim to nurture and develop them, whilst providing opportunities for new experiences and challenges.

Life at Loughborough High School is busy, productive and fun, and an environment where pupils and staff enjoy learning and working together”.

ISI Inspectors said, ‘‘Pupils leave the school as eloquent, confident and well-educated individuals, ready to face the challenges which lie before them, and are equipped to face the demands of life beyond school, becoming active citizens of the 21st century”

Loughborough High School was founded in 1850 and is believed to be one of the country’s oldest grammar schools for girls. The school’s buildings are a mixture of 19th century school buildings, converted houses and later additions constructed from the 1960s onwards. Most recently, in 2010, the existing science building has been refurbished and also extended with the addition of four new laboratories.

Over recent years not only have new areas been developed but adaptations to, and conversions of, their historic premises have been completed to keep up-to-date with new developments and technologies.