Life With Us

As well as striving for the highest educational standards, Charnwood College prides itself on its caring ethos and the school’s strong sense of community spirit which helps all our students flourish and thrive.

Mon/Tue/Th/Fri   Wed
  From To   From To
Students arrive 8.30 Students arrive 8.30
Tutor time 8.35 8.55 Period 1 8.35 9.30
Period 1 8.55 9.55 Period 2 9.30 10.25
Period 2 9.55 10.55 Break 10.25 10.40
Break 10.55 11.15 Period 3 10.40 11.35
Period 3 11.15 12.15 Period 4 11.35 12.30
Period 4 12.15 1.15 Lunch 12.30 1.00
Lunch 1.15 2.00 Period 5 1.00 1.55
Period 5 2.00 3.00 Enrichment 2.00 3.00
Assembly for Challenge & Discovery is every Tuesday 
Assembly for Endeavour & Venture is every Thursday
Assembly for 6th Form Students and Year 7s are arranged as and when necessary

 

We are proud of our excellent teaching, outstanding facilities, exceptional care and support and an impressively diverse curriculum

 

The facilities for our students include:

  • Playing fields
  • 2 modern ICT suites
  • 90 classrooms
  • 10 purpose-built science labs
  • 3 drama/dance studios
  • 1 design/graphics studio
  • 1 electronics lab
  • 1 sports centre
  • 1 multi-gym
  • 1 gymnasium
  • 1 sports hall
  • 1 floodlit, all-weather 3G sports pitch
  • 1 indoor swimming pool
     

Our Learning Resource Centre provides vital learning and research support for students and staff.

 

It is home to over 10,000 books and 26 computers as well as laptops for Sixth Form students. Up to 450 students visit each day.

 

The library is a vibrant, thriving and engaging place. It is led by experienced and committed staff who offer a range of resources, advice and guidance to support learning and promote personal reading through recommendations and book reviews.

 

Supported by enthusiastic students who act as Library Monitors, the venue is open before and after school, as well as lunch-times, and is well used at all times.

 

In addition to the traditional library environment, there are games, quizzes and workshops to cater for all interests and abilities.