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Wherever we went we were met with open friendliness, a willingness to chat and ready smiles.  There were plenty of moments of quick and enjoyable repartee A previous visitor remarked, ‘this is one of the few schools where enrichment is genuinely as important as the academic’. In fact there seem to be no barriers between enrichment and academic. They feed on each other and the energy generated by both creates a powerful, tangible warmth. The cookery classes, for instance, are stimulating...

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King Edward VI High School for Girls offers a number of means tested assisted places as well as academic and music scholarships. Entrance examinations consist of: At 11 - 2x English and 2x Maths, no interview. At 16 - interview. No past papers available. The exams are accessible to all those following National Curriculum work. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Computer Appreciation at an English Independent School (VRQ Level 2)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Latin at an English Independent School (GCSE)

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Astronomy at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
  • Best performance by Girls taking French at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2013, Mrs Ann Clark. Educated at Bradford Girls' Grammar School, where she won a scholarship to Girton College, Cambridge. Read modern languages, specifically German, French and Spanish. Now teaches German A level, and French to half of the new girls. ‘It’s good to see how they’re settling down socially and academically.’ They, for their part, enjoy being taught by her. ‘She’s very approachable and clear headed,’ seems the most common verdict. Attributes, incidentally, acknowledged by parents who like her a lot. She has more than 25 years' experience of teaching in state schools and university, and before becoming principal was deputy head of Heanor Gate Science College in Derbyshire.

One problem Mrs Clark had to face on appointment, not that it seemed to worry her, was the heroic and...

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Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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