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We are proud to serve a diverse community of students, aged 11-16 years, on our two sites in South West Leicester. Fullhurst Community College opened in 1991 following the closure of King Richard III School and Newarke School. Initially located on the King Richard site while a significant refurbishment of the Newarke site took place, we moved into the Newarke buildings in 1992.

We were the first school in Leicester to be rebuilt under the ‘Building Schools for the Future’ Programme, but retaining our 1930’s red brick façade and clock tower at the rear of the new design. This iconic symbol of the school in the local community is the original entrance and helps to retain the character of the existing school. The school is a combination of high quality modern design and technology whilst preserving some of the architectural features of the old building.

Our £15million new Fosse Campus opened its doors in 2019 and has enabled us to expand our student population to 1500 from September 2020. Our Year 7 and 8 students begin their journey with us on Fosse Campus while the 9, 10 and 11 Year-groups are based at our Imperial Campus.

“Staff work hard to maintain the schools many strengths and improve the school further. There is a clear-sighted focus on improving GCSE outcomes, combined with a deep-seated moral commitment to serving the needs of the young people in the area, especially the most vulnerable.”

– Ofsted inspection (Good) January 2018

The priority of the college is to provide the highest quality education for every student in a supportive and inspiring environment. Students follow personalised pathways for learning which meet their individual needs. Our curriculum is broad and varied enabling each student to thrive.

We are very proud to have won awards such as the Department for Education Pupil Premium Secondary Regional ChampionLeicester Mercury School of the Year and finalists for the Pearson's 2018 National School of the year. 

Our dedicated team of leaders, teachers and support staff enable our students to access the highest quality teaching and support.

We offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities including sport, music, art and drama. We work in close partnership with local schools, sports and community organisations to ensure we provide the best learning opportunities for our students, as well as supporting the local community with initiatives such as our school allotment.

We strive to ensure all students leave Fullhurst Community College as successful, confident and responsible young people equipped with academic qualifications as well as the personal and social skills to enable them make a positive contribution to society.

Latest News

  • Open Evening - September 21st



    It is with great pleasure that we invite you to our Open Evening on Thursday 21st September, 5pm-7pm at Fosse Campus. Join us at 5pm or 6pm for a Headteacher’s welcome. 

    At Fullhurst Community College we provide the highest quality education for every student in a supportive and inspiring environment. It is our aim that students leave the college as successful, confident and responsible young people, equipped with academic qualifications as well as the personal and social skills to enable them to succeed and make a positive contribution to society.

    Why should you attend our Open Evening?

    • You will have the opportunity to meet our students, see our school's outstanding facilities and immerse yourself within our curriculum.
    • You will also be able to meet our Leadership Team and Faculty Heads as a way of understanding the school’s vision and philosophy as well as our unique approach to the curriculum and teaching. 
    • You will have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have and see why Fullhurst might be the ideal school of choice for your child. 

    If you can’t make our open evening don’t worry! Just email or call 0116 282 4326 to arrange a date and time to visit.

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  • New Term - Exciting Times Ahead!



    It has been an exciting couple of weeks with the start of the 2023/24 academic year, including for many of our Year 7s who have joined Fullhurst Community College. We wish them and all our returning students a warm welcome; we hope you all have a fantastic year ahead.

    The first week was preceded by our Year 11 leavers receiving their GCSE results, a day to acknowledge their amazing dedication and hard work throughout their time at Fullhurst Community College. We are incredibly proud of their achievements and hope for a bright future ahead!

    We have also had many new staff join us over the summer; behind the scenes the school has been working hard to continue its' success and building a strong team. The school is also working on an exciting extension at the Fosse Campus with additional space, cutting-edge facilities and enhanced learning environments for students.

    The start of the school term has also ushered in the launch of many of our clubs including:

    • Curve Youth and Community Drama Club, from 18th September in The Drama Studio (Year 7 & 8)
    • Creative Writing Club every Thursday lunchtime in Room 151 (Year 10)
    • Dance Club every Tuesday lunchtime in the Drama Studio - G31 (Year 7) 
    • Dance Club every Thursday lunchtime in the Drama Studio - G31 (Year 8)

    Students have participated in the growth and maintenance of our Tiny Forest situated on the cross roads of Fosse Road South and Fullhurst Avenue, giving students a chance to reconnect with nature, enhance wellbeing and support wildlife.

    Fullhurst College has an open evening on 21st September 2023 to look forward to, where you can meet our staff and students, see the facilities for yourselves and find out about our curriculum. Click here to find out more: 

    Fullhurst Community College - Open Evening - September 21st

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  • Presentation Evening



    Our annual Presentation Evening was held on Thursday 29 June. It is always a highlight of the school calendar and it was fantastic to welcome both parents and students into school again to celebrate the wonderful accolades and achievements of our students.

    The atmosphere was electric with fantastic music and mouthwatering food organised by our talented students!

    Congratulations to everyone who was presented with an award - click here to view a full list of all the winners.



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  • Year 11 Prom



    Last night's Year 11 Prom was a night to remember! It was the perfect occasion for students to celebrate their time at Fullhurst in style - they all looked amazing!

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  • Culture Day



    Our school was a vibrant tapestry of colours and cultures on Tuesday 27th June as we celebrated Culture Day! The day was a resounding success, filled with excitement, cultural pride, and a fantastic display of talent.

    One of the highlights of Culture Day was the astounding variety of attire that students adorned themselves with. It was a delightful sight to see students dressed in a kaleidoscope of colours and outfits that represented their respective countries. From traditional garments to modern fusion wear, each student showcased their heritage with immense pride and enthusiasm.

    Throughout the day, the school came alive with a series of mesmerising dance performances and a catwalk show, all of which were thoughtfully organised by our talented students. The dance performances showcased a wide range of different traditional and contemporary styles from around the world. 

    Following the dance performances, our students took center stage in a catwalk show that exhibited the diversity of different cultures. With confidence they strutted down the runway, showcasing their unique fashion choices and representing their heritage with style. The catwalk was a remarkable celebration of our collective identity, fostering a sense of unity and understanding amongst our student body.


    The success of Culture Day wouldn't have been possible without the dedication and hard work of our students. Their enthusiasm, creativity, and commitment to promoting cultural appreciation were truly commendable. 

    We would like to thank all the students, staff, and parents who supported Culture Day and helped make it a memorable occasion. It is through such celebrations that we nurture an environment that values diversity and celebrates the rich tapestry of cultures that make our school truly special.

    We look forward to more such events in the future!

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  • Fullhurst Students Perform at The Curve



    On Tuesday, The Fullhurst Drama club performed ‘The Genius’ at the Curve Theatre. They got to work in the professional workshop rooms above SIX the musical, and rehearse with professional technicians, stage managers and lighting directors. What an incredible opportunity to be able to perform in a huge theatre! Well Done Drama Club for an outstanding performance. You should all be very proud!

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Fullhurst Community College

Imperial Campus
Imperial Avenue

Fosse Campus
3 Ellesmere Rd

tel: 0116 282 4326
fax: 0116 282 5781