Latest News

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  • 04/12/23

    Inspirational author visits

    Today we were delighted to welcome author Annie Garthwaite to LGS to talk about her feminist novel about the mother of Richard III, 'Cecily'. 
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  • 27/11/23

    LGS named Sunday Times top 2024 independent and top for academic performance in the East Midlands

    Leicester Grammar School is delighted to receive these two prestigious awards, as they reflect the inspiration, ambition and care which underpin the happiness and success of our community.
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  • 23/11/23

    FutureChef superstars

    We are delighted that two of our pupils, Amara (Year 10) and Samanatha (Year 11) took part in Springboard's FutureChef competition today. After planning and practising their dishes over the past few weeks, Amara and Samantha competed against eight other pupils from different...
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  • 21/11/23

    Culture Day - celebrating our diversity

    Our annual Culture Day took place on Friday 17 November this year.  It is an opportunity for our whole school community to celebrate their our own, and learn about others', culture! The day included a number of different elements, such as a culture fair in the foyer at lunchtime...
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  • 14/11/23

    We will remember them

    On the morning of Friday 10 November, representatives from our three Trust schools gathered at the Great Glen War Memorial to lay wreaths and pay tribute to members of the local community who gave their lives in conflicts.
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  • 10/10/23

    Creative Writing Competition Winner

    Congratulations to Vidhi Thakor who placed second in the Oxford University, Faculty of Classics Creative Writing Competition.
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  • 26/09/23

    Academic excellence through wellbeing and community

    LGS pupils recently celebrated the best A-level results for any co-educational independent school in the Midlands, only surpassed by a Birmingham girls’ school, according to the Telegraph national league tables of independent schools: A* 35%; A*/A 70% (national 26.5%); A*-B 91%.
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  • 25/09/23

    2023 Arkwright Scholars

    We are delighted that five of our Year 12 students have been awarded a prestigious Arkwright Scholarship. Congratulations to Taran, Will, Isaac and Prithika (as well as Kee Kiam - not photographed). An Arkwright Engineering Scholarship is the most esteemed scholarship of its type in t...
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  • 24/08/23

    Top-notch GCSE results!

    Following last week’s fabulous A-level results (69% A*/A, compared with the national 26.5%), our GCSE cohort can also be very proud of their achievements. This was a year group which suffered more than some others as a result of lockdowns at a very formative time of their education and live...
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  • 17/08/23


    We have many marvellous reasons to celebrate with our A level students today! Not only have they achieved quite outstanding results in a year when standards have returned to pre-pandemic levels, but they also leave us with the personal skills, qualities and determination to make a very positive diff...
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  • 13/06/23

    Leicester City Hockey Club & LGS Announce Exciting Partnership

    Leicester City Hockey Club and Leicester Grammar School are pleased to announce a new partnership that will provide young people with the opportunity to play hockey at various levels, train as coaches and umpires, and volunteer in the community. The partnership sees Leicester City Hockey Club pro...
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  • 05/06/23

    Sustainors in final four!

    Congratulations to our Sustainors team (Year 12 students Anupam, Diya, Ali, Eleanor and Lily) on being announced as one of just four finalists in The Davidson Inventors Challenge (DIC), a collaborative competition led by the University of Cambridge and the Association of Science Technology and Innov...
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