King’s High Warwick School

Smith Street, Warwick, CV34 4HJ

King’s High Warwick is situated in a beautiful historic setting in the heart of Warwick. The school’s ethos is in placing great emphasis on broad and inclusive education in a nurturing and supportive environment. King’s High Warwick was founded in 1879 and celebrates each girl’s individuality and unique qualities. One of the school’s key aims is to prepare the girls for the fast-changing 21st century. Through engagement with the local and wider community, King’s High Warwick instils a deep understanding of roles as active and responsible global citizens. The school believes in continuous development to improve facilities and education offered. The 2011 Inspection Report judged the girls’ personal development as ‘outstanding’. Personal development is viewed as being just as important as intellectual development and therefore significant amounts of staffing and resource is dedicated to this area. The teaching staff do not just teach their pupils, they care for them.

Key Facts

Location  Warwick
School Status  Girls
Headteacher  Mr R Nicholson
Available Courses  Key stage 3/4, A-levels
Accommodation  Homestay
Number of students  600
Number in 6th Form
Number International
Number from China
Facilities  3 newly refurbished ICT suites, school library, state-of-the-art creative suite, recording studio, specialist drama studio, creative arts foyer (exhibition space), photography dark room, gymnasium, fitness room, 2 netball courts, playing fields
Unique Features METEOR – one of four programmable humanoid NAO robots in UK schools. METEOR stands for ‘Modern Ear Technology Entertaining Obedient Robot’
Academic achievements GCSE – 50.4% of all grades awarded A*, 78.4% were either A* or A and 99.2% of all grades were A*-C
A-levels – 41% of all grades were A* or A, 71.1% of grades were A*-B, 88.4% of all grades were A*-C with 100% pass rate
Other achievements DOE Gold Award, National Concert Band Platinum Award, Young Enterprise Awards, National French Spelling Bee Finalists, National Water Polo Finalists
University destinations Oxford, Cambridge, Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, LSE, Liverpool, Exeter, Cardiff, Manchester, Oxford Brookes, Nottingham, Durham, Imperial College London, Sheffield, Southampton
Examples of University courses entered Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Arts & Humanities, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science, Economics & Business, Law, Languages

 

 

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Educational Courses Covered

Our standard academic programme includes 3 A-levels plus an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) which is a very highly regarded qualification, greatly valued by universities and admissions tutors and is worth half an A-level.

Subjects offered at A-Level are:

Fine Art, Drama & Theatre, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, French, Economics, Geography, Spanish, Latin, Psychology, Biology, English Language, English Literature, German, History, Government & Politics, Music, Chemistry, Design & Technology, Religion & Philosophy, Physical Education, Critical Thinking (AS Level) 

 

 

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