Garendon High School

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The Garendon High School
Thorpe Hill

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LE11 4SQ

Coordinates52°46′17″N 1°14′24″W / 52.77147°N 1.23988°W / 52.77147; -1.23988Coordinates: 52°46′17″N 1°14′24″W / 52.77147°N 1.23988°W / 52.77147; -1.23988
Motto"Teaching Excellence"
Local authorityLeicestershire
Department for Education URN120253 Tables
Last HeadteacherMr Sutton
Age11 to 14
Colour(s)Red and Black          

Garendon High School was a middle school located in Thorpe Acre, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England. It contained three years (7, 8 and 9) and altogether there were 558 pupils in 2008/2009.

The school closed over Summer 2012.


Garendon High School, which opened in 1954, was a middle school for around 560 students aged 11 to 15.

The school was recognized in its 2007 Ofsted inspection as "A good school with many outstanding features".[1]

In September 2008, the school was awarded the status of Specialist Sports College.

It was designated as a "Lead School" by the local authority and achieved International School Status and Healthy Schools Accreditation. The school also achieved the prestigious Artsmark Gold standard.

As of September 2012, Burleigh Community College and Garendon High School merged to become Charnwood College, a through school from ages 11 to 19.[2]


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  2. ^ "Burleigh and Garendon to become Charnwood College". Loughborough Echo. 22 June 2012. Archived from the original on 6 April 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2012.