Hastings is an exceptional school; a school which combines academic excellence with traditional values in a highly caring and supportive community. Our dedicated staff provide a rich educational experience with excellent teaching and learning and a broad, engaging curriculum. We aim to provide "Care and Excellence for All" by supporting each and every young person in our care. If you would like to find out more, please contact the school and ask to meet our admissions coordinator. We will be delighted to show you round.

About Us

Hastings High School opened in 1956 and is an oversubscribed, very high achieving community school within Burbage. We have recently expanded to become an 11-16 school and our first ever year 11 took their exams in 2017.

  • Our pupils achieve exceptionally strong results at GCSE level, amongst the best in the county. “The proportions of pupils who achieved both a standard pass and a strong pass in English and mathematics was considerably higher than the national average in 2017” (Ofsted, 2017).
  • Improving teaching and learning is central to our mission to be the best school we can possibly be.
  • We invest considerable resources in high quality staff development and have strong links with a local Teaching School.

Working with Us

Hastings High School is a popular and very successful school in Burbage, Leicestershire. We have an excellent reputation with regard to Initial Teacher Training and are pleased to be able to offer School Direct secondary ITT places in Partnership with TELA (Thomas Estley Learning Alliance) and the University of Leicester, School of Education.

Our secondary PGCE combines school based training and university based training, as well as personalised inputs and customised pedagogy and leadership training programme from the Thomas Estley Learning Alliance. We offer training within our Hinckley Hub schools of Hastings, Redmoor and John Cleveland College.

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