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Both parents and girls note how swiftly the school responds to any concerns. When one group felt overwhelmed by homework, a temporary homework amnesty was speedily put in place. There is a big push on engineering. It has been introduced to the curriculum in year 8 and Meteor - a programmable, humanoid NAO robot - is very popular. Who wouldn’t want their daughters to be like this at 18? Confident but not arrogant; excited about their future but hugely loyal to their past; believing the world is theirs for moulding into something much fairer and better than has gone before...

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Entrance examinations consist of: 11: Maths, English, VR including interviews. 13: Maths, English & a Modern Language paper (usually French). 16: Minimum of 6 A-Cs and interviews.

No past papers given.

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Headmaster

Since 2015, Richard Nicholson. The appointment of a male head to a girls’ school can pose particular challenges, and challenge is probably the key to this appointment. Richard has set about challenging the stereotype criticisms of girls’ schools as being staid, out of touch and narrowly focused on exam results. He is as passionate about empowering young women as any female head, and this radical dimension has inspired the school and wider community. With a background in girls’ schools, director of music at St Catherine’s, Bramley and then deputy at Lady Eleanor Holles School, he came to King’s High well versed in what excellence in all girls’ education looks like. He has since become the overarching head for Warwick Preparatory School and King’s, within the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation (which includes Warwick School), 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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