Melton has a fine choice of nurseries, schools and colleges. There is a good mix of state schools and independent schools all within the Borough or in close proximity comprising 25 primary schools, 2 secondary schools, 2 special schools and a Sixth Form College.
Find your local school on the ‘Find a school’ section of the Leicestershire County Council website.
Independent schools across the region
|Brooke House College||Market Harborough||LE16 7AU|
|Brooke Priory School||Oakham||LE15 6QW|
|Dixie Grammar School||Nuneaton||CV13 0LE|
|Fairfield Prep School||Loughborough||LE11 2AE|
|Leicester Grammar School Trust||Leicester||LE8 9FL|
|Loughborough Amherst School||Loughborough||LE11 2DZ|
|Loughborough Grammar School||Loughborough||LE11 2DU|
|Loughborough High School||Loughborough||LE11 2DU|
|Oakham School||Rutland||LE15 6DT|
|Ratcliffe College||Leicester||LE7 4SG|
|Stamford Endowed Schools||Lincolnshire||PE9 2BE|
|Stoneygate School||Leicester||LE8 9DJ|
|The Place Independent School||Bottesford||NG13 0EA|
|Twycross House Pre-Preparatory School||Atherstone||CV9 3PQ|
|Twycross House School||Atherstone||CV9 3PL|
|Uppingham School||Rutland||LE15 9QE|
Ofsted Inspection Reports
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John Ferneley College is a 11-16 secondary academy and part of the Mowbray Education Trust. Located in the beautiful rural market town of Melton Mowbray, it serves around 1200 students from within Melton Mowbray and surrounding areas.
Long Field Academy is a modern, forward-thinking school that is part of Spencer Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands. The school provides a perfect balance of exciting teaching and learning combined with excellent extracurricular opportunities.
Priory Belvoir Academy provides a broad curriculum, taught by specialist teachers in specialist areas. There are also many out-of-school activities and clubs, a House system, and a well-developed programme of trips and residential visits to places both within the UK and abroad.
Birch Wood Community Special School was the first Leicestershire Area Special School to be opened in 2004. It is a popular school with a rising role of currently 142 students aged 4-19 years. The school is divided into two sites: the Main Site is located on Grange Drive and holds Lower and Upper School departments.
The Grange Therapeutic School is an independent special school offering residential care and day school places for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 18 who have social, emotional and mental health needs or high functioning autism.
Melton and Leicestershire boast three outstanding universities and a strong further education (FE) sector comprising an impressive network of universities and colleges, along with a good choice of schools.
- Melton Vale Sixth Form College – Ofsted Outstanding provider
- Brooksby Melton College – Two campuses: one in Melton Town Centre and one in Brooksby, and a strategic link with Stephenson College in Northwest Leicestershire.
Close to top universities in Leicester City and across the region
- Loughborough University 17 miles / 32 mins
- University of Leicester 18 miles / 40 mins
- De Montfort University 20 miles / 36 mins
- University of Nottingham 20 miles / 31 mins
- Nottingham Trent University 21 miles / 37 mins
- University of Derby 35 miles / 53 mins
- University Centre Peterborough 38 miles / 38 mins
- University of Lincoln 47 miles / 58 mins
- University of Birmingham 64 miles / 1hr 19 mins
- Cambridge University 70 miles / 1 hr 25 mins
- Oxford University 85 miles / 1 hr 54 mins