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Rawlins Academy is a secondary school of about 1500 students situated in Quorn, Leicestershire, England.AdmissionsRawlins is partnered with the Number 2 Middle School in Luzhou, China.There is a young adult special needs centre attached, which is known as Stride. There are also after-school classes for various subjects, such as IT. Swimming lessons are also available from the school via the Rawlins swimming pool.Rawlins Academy also has a Community Education Programme, and was the first college in Leicestershire to offer GCSE Japanese and Chinese, and A Level Japanese as a Community Class.HistoryOriginThomas Rawlins founded the school in 1691.Grammar schoolRawlins became the Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, also known as Rawlins Grammar School.ComprehensiveLeicestershire was ahead of the curve when it came to the comprehensive transformation of the 1960s and 1970s, with its Leicestershire plan, implementing three-tier education with upper schools from the age of 14. It was initially known as Rawlins School and Community College from 1967, before being renamed the Rawlins Upper School and Community College in the late 1970s.In September 2013, Rawlins admitted over 240 year seven students as it moved from 14-19 provision to 11-19.AcademyOn 1 November 2011, Rawlins Community College officially gained academy status and became independent of local authority control. In September 2013 the name of the school became Rawlins Academy.TraditionsHousesAt the beginning of the 2006 autumn term, Rawlins was divided into six houses: Bradgate , Beaumanor , Swithland , Outwoods , Beacon , and Buddon .
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