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Welcome to the Millgate School website


We are pleased to welcome you to our school website on behalf of the pupils, staff and governors.

Millgate School is a city maintained day and residential special school for boys aged between 11 and 16 who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties as well as additional complex needs. Pupils attend this school from all over Leicestershire. There are places for 70 pupils, up to 22 of whom will be residents throughout the week in term-time. The residential facility was graded as outstanding (Ofsted 2016).

The School is set in the heart of the city and surrounding by residential housing on all sides. There has been a school on this site since 1955. An extensive building programme began in Autumn 2012 and was completed for the beginning of the academic year 2014-2015. This includes new classrooms and specialist teaching rooms, a refurbished residential block, and a brand new additional sports facility.

Comments from Inspectors, OFSTED inspection 2015:

“The seamless 24-hour curriculum enables students to thrive educationally, emotionally and socially.”

“The school effectively supports students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, preparing them well for life in modern Britain.”

 “Behaviour is good; students are polite towards each other and staff. Students feel safe and stay safe because of the attention given to health and safety.”

“Students enjoy coming to school and they make good progress in all aspects of their development.”

Millgate School will ensure your child is challenged, motivated to learn and cared for throughout their time here. Staff and boys work well together to ensure there is a culture of belonging and an ethos of respect and support.

Visitors are welcome and students would be thrilled to give you a tour of the school and to tell you why Millgate is such a brilliant place to be!




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