Lutterworth College

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Lutterworth College
Lutterworth College Crest Logo.png
Bitteswell Road

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LE17 4EW

Coordinates52°27′37″N 1°12′32″W / 52.46038°N 1.20890°W / 52.46038; -1.20890Coordinates: 52°27′37″N 1°12′32″W / 52.46038°N 1.20890°W / 52.46038; -1.20890
MottoLatin: Sapere Aude
Dare to be Wise
Religious affiliation(s)Church of England
TrustThe Lutterworth Academies Trust
Department for Education URN138150 Tables
HeadteacherNick Summers
Age11 to 19
Colour(s)     Blue

Lutterworth College is a large 11–19 non-selective, inclusive, comprehensive, Church of England Secondary School and Sixth Form College with academy status, and is part of the Lutterworth Academies Trust.

It is situated alongside Sir Frank Whittle Studio School in the rural market town of Lutterworth in the district of Harborough, South Leicestershire. It is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled school.

There are approximately 1,200 pupils currently on roll, with aroound 400 of these being in post-16 education.

In 2017 the College became the highest attaining school in Leicestershire.[citation needed]

The last full Ofsted inspection was in November 2017 where the college was judged to be good in all aspects. Part of the moral purpose of the college is ‘enabling all students to learn, flourish and succeed.’


There has been a school in Lutterworth at least since 1613 though the first part of Lutterworth College, then named Lutterworth Grammar School was built in 1880 to provide a middle class boys school for approximately 50 boarders and day scholars. The school remained an all boys grammar until 1902 when the school began to admit female pupils.

The school has grown in size from 30 pupils in 1881 to over 2000 in 2010. In 2014 numbers began to fall alongside the college's main neighbouring feeder schools, Lutterworth High School, Brockington College and Thomas Estley Community College expanding their age ranges from 11-14 to 11-16, much like the rest of Leicestershire.[1]

In 2006, it was agreed to change the school’s name from Lutterworth Grammar School to Lutterworth College, to reflect the fact that the college "is not a selective institution, but rather an inclusive one".[2] In September 2015 the college admitted its first cohort of Year 7 pupils.

In 2017, Lutterworth College became the highest attaining school in Leicestershire.

In November 2017, OFSTED judged the school to be a Good school in all aspects.

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "Your Guide to Secondary Education in Leicestershire" (PDF). Leicestershire County Council. 2014–2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. ^ "History of Our School" (PDF). Lutterworth College. 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.

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