Manor High School

Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Location: Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Manor High School

Manor High School is an exceptional 11-16 school based in Oadby, Leicestershire and is part of the OAK Multi-Academy Trust. We are proud to be the top school in Leicestershire for progress and one of the top 1% of schools in the UK.


Liam D Powell

Values and vision

Manor High is built upon our four core values of Excellence, Inspiration, Resilience and Respect, which are reflected in everything we do. We are a friendly, hard-working and highly aspirational 11 to 16 school with around 900 students. The school is recognised for and celebrates its distinctive character and ethos. 

We are highly ambitious for all of our children who share our love of learning. Our lessons are enjoyable, challenging, fast-paced and fun. We provide a focused and personalised learning environment which enables every individual to thrive and succeed. We know our parents, our children and their community well and they know us. This is part of what makes Manor High standout and is often referred to as the ‘Magic of Manor’. 

There are many opportunities for enrichment that run throughout the year to enhance the learning experience. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter, explore our website and read our latest newsletter to find out more. 

Through its system of vertical tutoring, the school is able to settle pupils quickly. Older students develop leadership skills as they support the learning and self-esteem of newer, younger children. Manor High School is proud of its diversity, which brings with it a cultural richness that benefits every member of the school community.

Ofsted report

"Leaders and governors have established a highly aspirational 11 to 16 school with a distinctive character and ethos."

"The school is highly inclusive. Pupils from a wide range of backgrounds come together as a single community."

"Leaders are committed to providing a first-class standard of education for pupils."

"A demanding, well-taught curriculum helps pupils of different abilities to make strong progress and attain well."

"Leaders have a keen sense of moral purpose. The school’s core values are deeply embedded in everyday school life. Many staff strive to motivate pupils so that they aim for excellence."

"School staff offer an exemplary range of extra-curricular activities for pupils. Pupils from all backgrounds get involved in these opportunities. The quality of these activities is high, so pupils want to stay involved."

"Leaders make sure that teachers are highly motivated. Senior leaders have considered the needs of staff carefully. Staff support the work of leaders to improve the school."

"The arrangements for keeping pupils safe are effective. School leaders have created a culture where the safety of pupils is paramount."

"Pupils are proud of their school. They are happy and self-confident. Many pupils contribute well to lessons. Older pupils, in particular, are good at supporting each other’s learning."

"Pupils behave well throughout the day. Leaders have created a positive climate for learning. The school is a calm place. Pupils’ movement around school is orderly. They are courteous, friendly and welcoming to visitors. A high staff presence around the school contributes well to good order."

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Address: Copse Close, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 4FU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 116 271 4941