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Minerva Day

posted on December 21st 2018 in General News

On Monday 3 December pupils and staff enjoyed participating in our annual Minerva Day. On this day we cancel the normal school timetable and everyone spends the day in a series of workshops which focus on different aspects of our Minerva philosophy. We believe that our mission as educators is about more than helping people

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Amherst Remembers

posted on November 12th 2018 in General News

Every Remembrance Day, Amherst School, Fairfield Prep, Loughborough High School and Loughborough Grammar unite through marches and ceremonies. A time for pupils and staff to honour those who lost their lives during battle. Pupils and staff came together around the quad to collaboratively  recite hymns and prayers, whilst honouring the fallen during the Centenary Remembrance. Remembrance Sunday

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U23 Triathlon European Championships Contender

posted on October 15th 2018 in General News

Chris Perham, 23, is currently working as a Graduate Sports Assistant, at Loughborough Amherst School. After completing his Degree at Loughborough University, Chris joined Amherst, one of the four schools that make up the Loughborough Schools Foundation, in September 2018 to gain teaching experience while he continues full-time training as a triathlete. Chris started his

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Years 4, 5 & 6 Get Creative

posted on October 4th 2018 in General News

Today has been very exciting for our older Prep children. We welcomed Billy Bob Buttons into School to talk to, and inspire, Years 4, 5 & 6 about their creative writing. Billy Bob is an award-winning, bestselling children’s author who has, to date, penned 16 books for children, including fantasy, adventure and comedy titles. In

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Open Day 2018

posted on September 29th 2018 in General News

View a selection images from our very successful open day this September. Thank you to everyone involved and we hope to see you again soon.

Stars Align for Young Author

posted on June 15th 2018 in General News

Recently Year 11 pupil Maud joined four other hopeful shortlisted authors in attending the Leicester Writes, Leicester Book Prize award ceremony at The Exchange in Leicester. Maud wrote her book, Neon Sky, as a way of raising funds to support the Go MAD in Tanzania charity, which she is going out to visit later in

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posted on June 14th 2018 in General News

Loughborough Endowed Schools have been entrusted to deliver a first-class education to the country’s leading junior tennis aces, following a new partnership with Loughborough University and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). Loughborough University has been announced as one of two National Academies for tennis, intended to nurture 14 to 18-year-olds who demonstrate the greatest future

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Radio Interview for Sixth Formers

posted on June 4th 2018 in General News

On Sunday morning, during the Jo Bostock show on BBC Radio Leicester, five pupils from Year 13 at the School were heard sharing their thoughts on the portrayal of women in the media. Broadcaster and past pupil Jo Bostock interviewed the girls on their thoughts following on from the news that the Walmart chain in

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CCF Review

posted on May 16th 2018 in General News

Combined Cadet Force 61st Annual Review – Saturday 5 May 2018 The CCF welcomed Wing Commander Sergeant back to the Walks as our Reviewing Officer for this year’s Annual Review. Wing Commander Sergeant joined the cadet forces as an officer in 1982, and spent his final decade at the school as Contingent Commander, so it was

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posted on April 24th 2018 in General News

Our Lady’s Convent School, the independent Catholic day school based in Loughborough, East Midlands, has announced a move to embrace full co-education status, in conjunction with a rebrand to become Loughborough Amherst School. The School, which has been part of the Loughborough Endowed Schools Foundation since September 2015, has historically provided places to girls aged

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