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Made for Walking... All over U...ganda!

Posted 11th July 2018

Made for Walking... All over U...ganda!

Littleover students and friends collect around 2,750 pairs of shoes for our partner school in Uganda.

Packing Donations

A team of volunteers helped pack the huge amount of donations.

Over the past five years, students from Littleover Community School, supported by staff and friends, have been working with the Child Africa charity school in Uganda. Children at the school come from very poor backgrounds and may have been homeless or orphaned. The school provides much needed education, food, shelter and medication for their pupils.

This year a phenomenal campaign has seen 2750 pairs of shoes collected through Littleover Community School which will be donated to students and their families in Uganda. Mr Moses, the project co-ordinator has been amazed by people’s generosity.  “Thank you once again for your continued generous support. To a child that has never owned a pair of shoes in their lifetime, a pair of trainers or school shoes is an immeasurable gift”

A team of volunteers helped pack up the donations, which also included text books, clothes and over 160 beautiful knitted blankets, ready to be taken out to Uganda by the project team at the end of July.  Former Head of Sixth Form, Jane Holden has been involved in the project from the start and has been co-ordinating knitting teams all over the country, including a choir in London, using social media and extensive contacts to spread the word. “The first year we did this, we made 22, the following year 64 and now we are up to an amazing 167 blankets.”

Each student has a 10kg personal luggage allowance to which the airline, Turkish, has kindly added extra so that each student carries an additional 20kg of donations to be given directly to the pupils and staff at ChildAfrica school when the group travel out to Uganda in July. Mr Moses stressed that this was one of the most important aspects of the scheme. “Every item donated will be given by us in person. Accountability is incredibly important. We want to make sure that the donations get straight to those who need them”

33 Students from Littleover Sixth Form have also helped raised £10,000 to carry out further work on the school when they visit. This will include funding a fence for the new school grounds, painting materials for the school and money for the vegetable fields that the team from Littleover set up on their first visit, five years ago.  This year, students will be building the fence and developing the garden, enabling the school to be more self-sufficient in food production.

If you would like to get more involved in the Child Africa project, please contact Mr Moses and more information can be found at the charity’s own website:

Or if you would like to give us a donation to help us with our work, you can do this via Wisepay.

Donations to the Uganda Project will go to our partner school in Uganda

Donations to the Uganda Project will go to our partner school in Uganda.

Packing donations
Packing donations

Sixth Form: Induction Information

Posted 5th July 2018

Sixth Form: Induction Information

The presentation used in the Year 12 induction day, along with information on how to prepare for the upcoming Year 12 courses, is now available to download.

You can find the information at Sixth Form > Information for Students > Induction 2018.

Sixth Form: End of Term Information

Posted 4th July 2018

Sixth Form: End of Term Information

LCS Year 12 students should have received letters regarding Reports, Predicted Grades, Post-18 Pathways, Results Day and Key Dates.

This letter has a reply slip which must be returned.

You can download a copy of the letters from Parents > Communications > Letters Home.

LCS Ranked #1 in Derbyshire Real Schools Guide

Posted 2nd July 2018

LCS Ranked #1 in Derbyshire Real Schools Guide

We are delighted that the school's success has been recognised by the 'Real Schools Guide', a survey of all state-funded secondary schools in England. In this guide, LCS is listed as the best school in Derby and Derbyshire, and is ranked 214 out of 3133 schools across the country.

You can read more on the Derby Telegraph Website.

For details on how the ranking was achieved, you can see an overview of the data at the following link:

Well done to all students, staff and parents who have contributed to the school's ongoing achievements over many years

Mr A Venkatesh

About LCS

Mr Venkatesh - LCS HeadteacherWelcome to Littleover Community School. We are proud of our school which is an 11 - 18 comprehensive school situated in the south west of the City of Derby.

We have a strong reputation for excellent teaching and it is this, together with our calm, ordered atmosphere and the quality of relationships in the school which ensures that our pupils achieve outstanding examination results at both GCSE and A Level.

We are committed to a broad and balanced curriculum for all our pupils, both within the timetabled day and beyond. Littleover Community School provides excellent learning opportunities across all academic disciplines. Education here is not just about subject learning, but encompasses the full range of activities, including extra-curricular sport and performing arts.

I hope that you will find our website informative and easy to use. We are always seeking ways to improve the service we offer to our community and the website is no exception. If you have ideas for features which you would like to see available, please contact us.

If you would like more detailed information about Littleover Community School and its work, do not hesitate to get in touch. If you would like a paper copy of the brochure, please send us your address.

Mr A. Venkatesh (Headteacher)

School Aims


  • Deliver an excellent quality of teaching which fosters an ethos of lifelong learning.
  • Provide a relevant and accessible curriculum which meets the needs of our diverse community.


  • Develop a caring and supportive environment where everyone feels safe and valued.
  • Cultivate a comprehensive ethos that encourages inclusion.


  • Deliver academic excellence to achieve the highest standards.
  • Celebrate achievement in all its forms within and beyond the curriculum.

Upcoming LCS Events RSS FeedUpcoming Events

  • Sun 15th Jul - Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Year 12 DoE Gold Final Expedition
  • Mon 16th Jul - Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Year 7 & 8 Reading Week
  • Mon 16th Jul - Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Year 11 Charity Week
  • Tue 17th Jul 2018
    Art and Technology Exhibition
  • Thu 19th Jul - Thu 2nd Aug 2018
    Uganda trip Year 12 & 13
  • Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Year 7 reports published
  • Fri 20th Jul 2018
    10B Food Practical Exam - All day
  • Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Year 12 Activity Day and last day of term for Year 12
  • Fri 20th Jul 2018
    Non-Uniform Day for Charity Week
  • Mon 23rd Jul 2018
    Year 7 French Spelling Bee
  • Tue 24th Jul 2018
    Year 10 English Evening Theatre Visit (Shakespeare)
  • Wed 25th Jul 2018
    Last Day of Term
  • Thu 26th Jul - Thu 6th Sep 2018
  • Thu 2nd Aug 2018
    Uganda trip returns
  • Thu 16th Aug 2018
    A2 and AS results
  • Thu 23rd Aug 2018
    GCSE Results
  • Thu 6th Sep 2018
    INSET DAY - no pupils in school
  • Fri 7th Sep 2018
    INSET DAY - no pupils in school
  • Mon 10th Sep 2018

The 20 most imminent events are shown above. For a full list please see the School Calendar.