• Welcome to

    one of the most improved schools in the country!

    Little Lever was one of the most improved schools in the country in 2019 with students attaining GCSE outcomes better than the national average. We continue our rapid improvement journey with our recent Ofsted inspection and 2022 GCSE results. Mr Mckeon, Principal outlines what makes our school such a special place to achieve things you never thought you could.

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  • The

    Little Lever Way

    Discover more about the Little Lever Way and how we create a fair and equitable environment for all our students to flourish.

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  • Teach First

    Train to Teach


    We’re working in partnership with Teach First to deliver a School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme. Our one-year programme involves a powerful mix of self-directed, live training and one-to-one support. And at the end of it, you’ll be awarded qualified teacher status (QTS) and gain your PGCE. Our programme starts in September 2024.

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  • Ofsted Report 2022

    Awarded GOOD in all areas

    In March 2022 the school received a Section 5 Ofsted Inspection. We are delighted to share the official Ofsted report on the school, rating the school GOOD in all areas.

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  • Designated

    National Leader of Education

    We are delighted that Mr Mckeon, our Principal, has been designated as a National Leader of Education (NLE). Mr Mckeon has been selected by the Department for Education to join a team of National Leaders of Education.

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  • MEN School Awards 2022

    Headteacher of the Year

    The school recently received the great accolade of our Principal, Mr Mckeon winning Headteacher of the Year at the MEN School Awards 2022.

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  • Pearson National Teaching Awards 2023

    Secondary Headteacher of the Year

    We are delighted to report that our Principal, Mr Mckeon has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Pearson National Teaching Awards for the award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School.

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The safeguarding@little-lever.bolton.sch.uk email will be monitored less frequently throughout the summer period. If you or your family need support then below are some organisations you might wish to contact

Mental Health Support for Young People: https://www.bekindtomymind.co.uk/

Mental Health Support for Adults: Great Manchester Mental Health Helpline (0800 953 0285)

Concerns about the welfare of a child: Report abuse to the NSPCC | NSPCC

If you think a child is in immediate danger – don’t delay – call the police on 999