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Fullhurst Community College

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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 Champion, Leicester Mercury School of the Year and finalists for the Pearson's 2018 National School of the year. Our teachers are regularly recognised for their dedication and unrivalled teaching ability.

Our outstanding team of leaders, teachers and support staff, recruited through partnerships such as Teach First and Future Leaders, enable our students to access the highest quality teaching support.

We offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities including sport, music, art and languages. 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, accessed by over 200 local families via a food bank.

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

  • Virtual Open Evening 2021

    24/09/21

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    Nothing beats a face-to-face visit, but our virtual open event is the next best thing.

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  • Fullhurst App and Cashless Payment

    31/08/21

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    Download our app using one of the links below and get started today. You can use the app to keep in touch with us, make payments, stay updated on your child's work and see what's going on around the college.

    Download app for Apple

    Download app for Android

    All new parents will have received an email and SMS with your unique enrolment code and instructions to be able to log in and start using the app. Please contact itsupport@fullhurst.leicester.sch.uk if you have any issues. 

    Make Cashless Payments 

    You can quickly and easily make school payments on your app for school meals, trips and merchandise. 

    To make a payment within the app select the 'Payments' globe from the navigation banner.

    Please read this guide for further instructions and click here to download the app. 

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  • GCSE Teacher Assessed Grades Appeal

    10/08/21

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    We are pleased to report some fantastic achievements by our students in their GCSEs and other qualifications this summer.

    Chris Bailey and Chris Heal, Acting Principals said: “We are really proud of all the work and achievements of our students, especially after such a difficult year. Our teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure our students are all able to progress onto further education and study, and we look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the future.”

    This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process of teacher assessed grades, against a national standard and approved and awarded by the exam boards. The government is not publishing performance data for any schools or colleges this year due to the varying impact of the pandemic.

    Below you will find all of the documents you will need if you wish to appeal a TAG (Teacher Assessed Grade).

    You will have already received this Appeal Guidance Letter (sent 29th June 2021) and Results Letter (sent 12th August 2021). After reviewing these, please follow the below steps and if you have any queries about the appeal process please contact Mr James Gough, either by phone or by email jgough@fullhurst.leicester.sch.uk

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  • Year 8 Tutor Evening Bookings

    07/06/21

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    Year 8 Parents and Carers - Please remember to book on to our Tutor Evening events that are happening on Thursday 10th June and / or Thursday 17th June. Log in to our app to book your appointment ASAP to avoid disappointment!

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  • Open Evening 2021

    02/09/21

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    It is with great pleasure that we invite you to our Open Evening on Thursday 23rd September 5pm-7pm at the Fosse Campus.  Join us at 5pm or 6pm for a Principals' welcome. 

    At Fullhurst Community College’s 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 across both campuses 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. 

    Nothing beats a face-to-face visit, but our virtual open event is the next best thing. If you can't travel to school our Open Evening website will be live from 5pm on 23rd September and is designed to give you all the information possible to make the most informed decision for you and your child.

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  • Onsite Testing and Return to School

    17/08/21

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    We are very much looking forward to welcoming our students back for the start of the 2021/22 academic year. Below you will find key information on our return to school and onsite testing.

    To enable as prompt a return to school as possible we will commence testing prior to the official start of term beginning Monday 23rd August.  

    Please click here to read the local authorities' return to school letter. 

     

     

     

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Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue
Leicester
LE3 1AH

tel: 0116 282 4326
fax: 0116 282 5781
email: office@fullhurst.leicester.sch.uk