Secondary School

When your child is in Year 5 and/or Year 6, you’ll begin to look at the exciting prospect of your child starting secondary school, and continuing their journey in education. When choosing a secondary school, it’s important to consider their ethos, school culture, timetable, size and location. We’ve created this page to help you to consider which secondary school might be the best fit for you, and to begin to plan your child’s next steps. 


The Castle Rock School: 

The Castle Rock School is a vibrant and inclusive 11-18 secondary school and sixth form based in the local community of Coalville. Like Broom Leys, the school is part of the Lionheart Educational Trust, led by Beauchamp College. This means that students from Broom Leys can experience the 14-year-journey of academic excellence with Lionheart Educational Trust.  

At The Castle Rock School, every student is encouraged to strive for their personal best and to enjoy their learning across our broad and balanced curriculum, complemented with a variety of enrichment activities. 

Whilst academic achievement and intellectual development are central to their work, social and emotional learning is at the heart of what they do. The Castle Rock School sets high standards for their students and have high expectations for them. They believe this is key to developing successful, happy and confident young people, ready for life in our ever-changing world. 

You can find out more about the school here.


The Newbridge School: 

The Newbridge School is an ambitious and nurturing 11-16 secondary school, just minutes away from Broom Leys Primary. The school is also part of the Lionheart Educational Trust, meaning that students from Broom Leys can expect to experience the same exacting standards of excellence. 

The heart of Newbridge’s vision for the school is a commitment that students will be the best they can be, and develop as successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens. Through excellent teaching, exceptional care, guidance and mental health support, and state-of-the-art facilities, students at Newbridge will feel safe, happy and thrive. 

The Newbridge School provides an educational experience that is designed to enable all students to discover their strengths and to make the most of their talents within Newbridge and beyond.  

You can find out more about the school here. 


Other Options: 

The two schools listed above are local schools in Coalville. However, if you wish to look at all secondary schools within Leicestershire find out more here.