Welcome to The Castle Rock School

We set high standards and have high expectations. We believe this is the key to the excellent achievements of our students. Our culture of success is founded on hard work, outstanding care, guidance and support and inspiring teaching.

Message from the Principals
Castle Rock Sixth Form

Castle Rock Sixth Form offers an inspiring and comprehensive curriculum. Find out more in our prospectus.

Sixth Form Prospectus
Lionheart teach

As part of the Lionheart Educational Trust, our group of schools offer a school-direct teacher training programme for anyone wishing to train as a teacher. Applications for 2023 entry will open during autumn 2022.

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Hire our facilities

As a school of Lionheart Venues, we are part of a group of contemporary multi-use facilities available for hire throughout Leicestershire. The Lionheart Educational Trust schools have successfully hosted many memorable occasions, events and activities over the years.

Facilities & Venues

Admissions

We are delighted to welcome prospective students and their parents/carers to The Castle Rock School, and we look forward to establishing strong and positive relationships with you.

We are passionate about learning. We match our clear focus on academic excellence with a strong commitment to personal, social and emotional development. 

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Our Aims

Making a decision about where to send your child to school can be a tricky one, but we believe that The Castle Rock School offers the very best opportunities from Year 7 – 13 and onwards for further training or employment. An inclusive school where students can be the best they can be: where they can develop as successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens. 

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Latest News
Students enjoy giving back to the local community

May 20, 2024

The initiative came about because of a link the school formed with Tillson House back in December. Reaching out to spread some festive cheer, they invited residents in for Christmas Afternoon Tea as well as a game of Bingo.  This gesture was so warmly received that the school have agreed to run a few activities for residents, firmly establishing Castle Rock as a key component in the local community.   The talented musicians played out a variety of classic songs from Dolly Parton, Crystal Chander…

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Students enjoy spellbinding trip to Harry Potter World

May 20, 2024

The trip was designed to allow students – in Year 10 and 12 – the opportunity to explore various careers that exist within the media industry; it also built upon their knowledge of job prospects in other subject areas such as hair and beauty, drama and art.  Upon arriving at the iconic Leavesden film set, the excitable cohort were taken on a tour of the fantastic facilities. Awestruck, the students gazed in amazement as they explored some of the famous sets from the films, including The Great Ha…

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County Champions

April 19, 2024

Having participated in the competition since September, the team enjoyed a stellar run on route to the final, winning five games. They saw off Ibstock, Ashby and Ivanhoe in their three district matches, before they fell to defeat against The Newbridge School. Having accumulated enough points to progress, however, the squad dispatched Martin High School 3-2 in an entertaining quarter-final, before a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Babington saw them reach the showpiece final. Facing off against So…

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London Theatre Trip: Students' Day of Drama Delight

January 29, 2024

With students currently pondering which subjects they would like to study at GCSE level, the trip provided our Year 9s with a taste of the performing arts and gave them a partial insight into what they can expect from our GCSE Drama course. Upon arriving in the capital, our students waltzed into the iconic Pineapple Dance Studios and enjoyed participating in a professional workshop. They laced up their dancing shoes and had fun creating their own choregraphed dance routine. After the workshop, i…

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Parent & Student Bulletin January 2024

January 22, 2024

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