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Sixth Form Life

"We work together to become clever, kind and brave"


School Houses

Every pupil belongs to one of our four Houses. House Heads run fortnightly assemblies and organise a rich variety of activities and events throughout the year which enable everyone to get involved

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In the words of the students, today's assembly was about learning how to "try to keep trying". Some brilliant advice and some brilliant questions from the students at @LboroAmherst this morning! Thanks for having me

Pupil Transport

Our transport network covers Loughborough and the surrounding areas including Nottingham, Derbyshire and Leicestershire

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Meet some of our pupils

"We free pupils to find what they love and excel at it"


Life at Amherst Prep

"Children who are cared for and cared about can achieve anything."



Our compact and traditional dining room in Amherst has a modern and efficient kitchen serving 2 sittings each day...

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Wellbeing and Pastoral Care

Our strong ethos of pastoral care lies at the heart of everything we do at Amherst...

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Our Libraries

The joy of reading to relax, escape, discover and learn is one we want every student to experience, embrace and enjoy.

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Our Chapel is the heart of Amherst School

"There's a warmth and gentleness which seems to be in the fabric of the building"


Wraparound Care

Wrap Around Care is designed to provide a helping hand for busy parents by caring for children for a period before the School day begins and up until 18:00 after School...

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Today we began our fight against plastic waste with a fantastic Blue Planet assembly. All senior pupils have been given their new #Amherst water bottles & we are getting rid of all disposable plastic cups. Prep school water bottles arriving shortly. #stayhydrated #reduceplastic

Our Clubs and Activities

We believe that young people reap valuable life skills and benefit from the opportunity to experience a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

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