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Welcome to Loughborough Amherst School

Headmaster

Mr James Neville MA (Oxon), MPhil (Cantab)

Welcome to Amherst.

Ours is a caring, vibrant and inspiring community, where pupils' enthusiasms and creativity shine through in every aspect of school life. We warmly encourage you to visit us in person and experience for yourself what makes our school community so special.

We are dedicated to creating an environment where every pupil has the opportunity for long-term academic, spiritual and moral development within a fulfilling and happy environment.

We encourage and challenge every pupil to become the very best version of themselves and aim to help parents in their task of nurturing confident, compassionate and happy young people.

We are a Catholic school in the truest sense, universal and welcoming of all, regardless of faith background. We seek to nurture in every pupil a concern for the world around them, compassion for others and a deep sense of wonder.

Originally founded in 1850 as a girls' school, in 2019 we became Loughborough’s only co-educational independent school for children aged 4-18 years. As part of the Loughborough Schools Foundation since 2015, our pupils benefit from sector-leading music, performance and sports facilities.

I am confident that, having met our staff and pupils and seen all that we have to offer, you will agree that our school combines the best of tradition and contemporary thinking to provide a rounded education of the very highest quality.

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Celebrating High Academic Potential Pupils at Amherst
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Loughborough Amherst students compete in Australian Open, Junior Grand Slam
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Carols by Candlelight
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Tennis players ace their GCSEs at Loughborough Amherst School
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We are part of The Loughborough Schools Foundation

Uniquely, we share our beautiful campus with the two other Senior Schools, Prep Schools and a Nursery which make up the Loughborough Schools Foundation family.

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