Skip to main content
  • King Henry VIII School
    Warwick Road
    West Midlands
    CV3 6AQ
  • Head: Mr Jason Slack
  • T 024 7627 1111
  • F 024 7627 1188
  • E
  • W
  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Coventry
  • Pupils: 1184
  • Religion: Christian
  • Fees: £10,698 pa
  • Open days: October, November, June annually
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

Established in 1545, King Henry VIII School is a leading co-educational day school. The school is proud to take pupils through from 3 to 18 years of age in a friendly, purposeful atmosphere. Excellent academic results are matched by a wide range of co-curricular opportunities and outstanding pastoral care. The school boasts a fine tradition in rugby, having seen many pupils going on to play for England. Current strengths include Outdoor Education opportunity, with a vast number of pupils completing the Duke of Edinburgh Awards amongst many other challenges. The newest facilities are the beautiful Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite which also allow the school to serve the local community. We offer a range of examinations, including IGCSE and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), in addition to GCSE and A level. ...Read more

What the parents say...

King Henry's is a fabulous school and I am delighted to have sent my three children there. They all have developed such confidence in their abilities and certainly reached their potential across a wide-range of areas. My eldest son played 'C' team and 3rd XV rugby, whilst my daughter was a regional hockey player. They cater for all sporting abilities from playing for fun, up to the elite. I can't also emphasise the high level of pastoral care and support, underpinned by the great trips, events and activities the school runs.

Commented on 10th Oct 2017

The school achieves fantastic results through enthusiastic and supportive teachers and an atmosphere which promotes learning. Teachers differentiate between pupils' needs and give appropriate support. My dyslexic daughter gained 9 A* GCSEs and her siblings are also challenged in their different passions of academia, music, robotics and sport through the wide range of extra curricula activities. Pupils are generally supportive of one another creating a warm atmosphere.

Commented on 9th May 2016

Read comments

Please login to post a comment.

Thank the school

Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.

This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.

Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.

Leave blank if you want to thank the school as a whole

Years you were there

Can be left blank but, if you can, think of a few words that will bring a smile.

2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Law at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Law at an English Independent School (GCE A level)

Other features

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Subscribe now for instant access to data. Already subscribed? Login here.

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Careers intervention used by this school

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews, data and catchment:

30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory.
 School exam results by subject and performance GCSE, A level or equivalent.
 Which schools pupils come from and go onto.
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools.
Comprehensive catchment maps for English state schools by year of entry.
School data comparison by results, relative success and popularity.
 Independent tutor company reviews.

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

The Good Schools Guide subscription

 GSG Blog >    In the news >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

The debate continues...



The fifth issue of Chalk & Chat, The Good Schools Guide’s exciting digital magazine, is out now.