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Littleover Community School

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Charity Week 2019: 15th-19th July

Posted 8th July 2019

Charity Week 2019: 15th-19th July

Charity Week 2019 will run from 15th-19th July. LCS Year 11 students will this year be raising money for The Child Africa Uganda project, CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) and Mind (a mental health charity).

The Child Africa Uganda Project is a charity that funds a school in a poverty-ridden area of Uganda where they would usually have to pay for an education. Our school raises money to help those children, builds new sustainable facilities and provides the children with clothing. 

CRY stands for Cardiac Risk in the Young, this charity prevents young. sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening, and research as well as supporting affected families.

Mind is a charity that provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing mental health problems, which is a growing problem within young people. 

Events during the week will include: A staff talent show; a student talent show; samosa sales; sweet sales; chip butties; pizza; milkshakes; a staff football match; cake sales and more.


Sixth Form Induction Packs

Posted 4th July 2019

Sixth Form Induction Packs

Information and preparation packs for LCS Sixth Form students starting in September 2019 are now available to download.

This section contains preparation material for a variety of subjects, as well as the presentation shown during the Sixth Form induction days.

You can find them under Sixth Form > Information for Students > Induction 2019.

Letter to Parents from LCS Governors

Posted 28th June 2019

Letter to Parents from LCS Governors

The LCS Governing Board has sent a letter to parents of all LCS students regarding future plans for the LCS Headteacher position.

The letter can be read in full below:

Dear Parents,

Following the recent announcement from Mr Venkatesh of his intention to step down at the end of 2019, the Governing Board met this week to discuss and agree the next steps.

The Governing Board has asked Mr Jon Wilding, Deputy Headteacher, to take on the role of Acting Headteacher for a year, commencing 1st January 2020. I’m delighted to be able to tell you Mr Wilding accepted.

The transition planning will commence immediately and carry on throughout the Autumn Term 2019. It is likely that other interim roles may be required and/or responsibilities re-distributed, and Mr Wilding will advise at the appropriate time.

The Governing Board will also commence the longer term Headteacher recruitment process. In the meantime, we are confident the interim arrangements will provide continuity, stability and continue the ongoing drive for continuous improvement in student outcomes that Littleover Community School is famous for.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me via the school.

Jamie Cameron
Chair of Governors

Parent Questionnaire Results 2018-19

Posted 28th June 2019

Parent Questionnaire Results 2018-19

The results of the questionnaires carried out at Parents' Evenings during the school year have been collated and are now available to view.

You can find them under Parents > Communications > Parental Questionnaire.

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 14th Jul - Fri 19th Jul 2019
    Year 12 Gold DofE Final Expedition
  • Mon 15th Jul - Fri 19th Jul 2019
    Year 11 Charity Week
  • Mon 15th Jul - Fri 19th Jul 2019
    Years 7, 8 & 9 Reading Week
  • Thu 18th Jul - Thu 1st Aug 2019
    Uganda Trip
  • Fri 19th Jul 2019
    Year 7 Reports published
  • Fri 19th Jul 2019
    Non-Uniform Day for Charity Week
  • Mon 22nd Jul 2019
    Years 8 & 9 Interim reports published
  • Mon 22nd Jul - Tue 23rd Jul 2019
    Year 7 STEM Activity Day
  • Thu 25th Jul 2019
    Year 12 Activity Day
  • Thu 25th Jul 2019
    Last day of term
  • Fri 26th Jul - Thu 5th Sep 2019
  • Thu 15th Aug 2019
    A2 and AS Results 8am
  • Thu 22nd Aug 2019
    GCSE Results 8am
  • Fri 6th Sep 2019
  • Mon 9th Sep 2019
    FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM for students
  • Sun 22nd Sep - Mon 23rd Sep 2019
    Bronze DofE Final Expedition
  • Sun 29th Sep - Mon 30th Sep 2019
    Bronze DofE Final Expedition
  • Sun 6th Oct - Mon 7th Oct 2019
    Bronze DofE Final Expedition

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