Hind Leys Community College

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Hind Leys Community College
Motto "Creating successful futures"
Type Academy
Principal Mr Matthew Parrot
Location Forest Street
LE12 9DB
Coordinates: 52°46′26″N 1°17′00″W / 52.7739°N 1.2832°W / 52.7739; -1.2832
Local authority Leicestershire
DfE URN 120274 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 14–19
Houses Holly, Willow, Maple, Rowan
Website www.hind-leys.net

Hind Leys Community College is an upper school situated within the town of Shepshed. It is part of the Shepshed Hind Leys Federation, together with neighbouring Shepshed High School.The college takes in students from a variety of areas including Shepshed, Loughborough, Belton, Kegworth, Diseworth, Melton Mowbray and Castle Donington. The college caters for pre-16 as well post-16 students, which allows those finishing their GCSEs to make a smooth transition into A-Levels without having to re-adjust to a new learning environment. The school holds specialist Arts College status.

The college also provides a much wider range of services to the local community. Enclosed within the college is a crèche, complemented by the Shepshed toy library situated nearby. In the evenings, it also provides the necessary facilities in order to host various clubs and societies ranging from sports to lessons in a foreign language.

Situated near the college is also a local swimming pool and Shepshed High School, a mixed comprehensive school for students aged between 10 and 14.

Hind Leys Community College is in the process of merging with Shepshed High School to create a single 11-19 secondary school which is to be named Iveshead School [1]