Welcome to The Castle Rock School

We set high standards and have high expectations. We believe this is the key to the excellent achievements of our students. Our culture of success is founded on hard work, outstanding care, guidance and support and inspiring teaching.

Message from the Principals
Castle Rock Sixth Form

Castle Rock Sixth Form offers an inspiring and comprehensive curriculum. Find out more in our prospectus.

Sixth Form Prospectus
Lionheart teach

As part of the Lionheart Educational Trust, our group of schools offer a school-direct teacher training programme for anyone wishing to train as a teacher. Applications for 2023 entry will open during autumn 2022.

Hire our facilities

As a school of Lionheart Venues, we are part of a group of contemporary multi-use facilities available for hire throughout Leicestershire. The Lionheart Educational Trust schools have successfully hosted many memorable occasions, events and activities over the years.

Facilities & Venues


We are delighted to welcome prospective students and their parents/carers to The Castle Rock School, and we look forward to establishing strong and positive relationships with you.

We are passionate about learning. We match our clear focus on academic excellence with a strong commitment to personal, social and emotional development. 

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Our Aims

Making a decision about where to send your child to school can be a tricky one, but we believe that The Castle Rock School offers the very best opportunities from Year 7 – 13 and onwards for further training or employment. An inclusive school where students can be the best they can be: where they can develop as successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens. 



Latest News
County Champions

April 19, 2024

Having participated in the competition since September, the team enjoyed a stellar run on route to the final, winning five games. They saw off Ibstock, Ashby and Ivanhoe in their three district matches, before they fell to defeat against The Newbridge School. Having accumulated enough points to progress, however, the squad dispatched Martin High School 3-2 in an entertaining quarter-final, before a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Babington saw them reach the showpiece final. Facing off against So…

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London Theatre Trip: Students' Day of Drama Delight

January 29, 2024

With students currently pondering which subjects they would like to study at GCSE level, the trip provided our Year 9s with a taste of the performing arts and gave them a partial insight into what they can expect from our GCSE Drama course. Upon arriving in the capital, our students waltzed into the iconic Pineapple Dance Studios and enjoyed participating in a professional workshop. They laced up their dancing shoes and had fun creating their own choregraphed dance routine. After the workshop, i…

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Parent & Student Bulletin January 2024

January 22, 2024

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Caterpillar (UK) Work Experience

November 28, 2023

On Wednesday, 22nd November, we kicked it off with a Work Experience Workshop for our Year 9 students. On the launch day, students took part in project-based tasks, presentations, and an assembly exploring potential career paths, giving them a firsthand look into the world of work.  We can't wait to see our Year 9 students in action during the next stage of this collaboration on their Work Experience Discovery Days at Caterpillar (UK). The first group heads to Desford on Tuesday, 5th December, a…

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Castle Rock among the first to receive important safety session

October 30, 2023

Before half-term, Breck Foundation – a charity who promote the importance of staying safe on the internet – were welcomed into the school to raise awareness about online grooming. Breck Foundation were established nine years ago in response to the tragic grooming story of 14-year-old Breck Bednar, who was murdered after meeting up with a stranger he had been speaking to online. They shared Breck’s story with students in Year 8 and 9 and explained the risks associated with speaking to unknown str…

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