Academic care at The Kingsley School is as outstanding as the pastoral care for which we are well known.
Kingsley accepts bright girls who are full of potential, keen to learn and who want to succeed. Many students achieve better in a small, caring environment where every girl is treated as an individual. At Kingsley girls are names not numbers.
Girls achieve their potential and in many cases exceed their own expectations. Staff know girls well so are able to tailor teaching techniques and personalise learning to encourage self-belief.
The many extracurricular opportunities on offer at Kingsley boost confidence and girls thrive during their time at the school, which has a positive effect on academic success. In a small school more girls get more opportunities and our policy is to have an inclusive approach to all activities.
Kingsley’s motto “Esse Quam Videri” – be what you seem to be or be true to yourself – is more than three motivational words in Latin. It captures the ethos at Kingsley which encourages, supports and enables girls to achieve their academic best in as stress-free an environment as is possible and where learning is fun and fulfilling.
% A* to A
% A* to B
% A* to C
The Kingsley community is celebrating outstanding results in this year’s GCSE examinations, following on from a fantastic set of A-level results.
Almost 50% of all students achieved A* – A (or equivalent) grades and 98% of all students were awarded 5 A* – C grades. In those subjects with the new grading structure, 34% of girls were awarded levels 7 – 9, with the number of students achieving the highly coveted level 9 significantly higher than national estimates.
Among the many individual success stories were:
Heather Glover, from Wellesbourne, who was awarded 9 A*s (or equivalent) and 1 A grade
Jane Murphy, from Stratford-upon-Avon, who achieved 10 A*As and 1 B, including level 9 grades in English and maths
Chloe Esom, from Leamington Spa, was awarded 10 A*As and 1 B, including a level 9 in English
Poppy Whittaker, also from Leamington Spa, with 9 A*As
Sally Evans, from Stratford-upon-Avon, achieved 10 A*As
Mia Perrins, from Leamington Spa, who was awarded 8 A*As and 1 B
Katie Neal, from Warwick, who achieved 9 A*As including a level 9 in maths
Anna Hardy, from Claverdon, who was awarded 8 A*As and 1 B, including a level 9 in English
Hollie Jones, from Henley-in-Arden, achieving 8 A*As and 3 Bs
Head Teacher, Ms Heather Owens, is thrilled with this year’s results, which continue the school’s trend of achieving academic excellence in examinations. She says:
“I am so proud of all the girls’ efforts to achieve their individual best. Kingsley has a unique ethos and seeing our girls flourish over their time here makes it is an absolute joy to lead the team. Hard working staff prepare the girls well for their examinations and Kingsley girls learn that positivity and effort bring success. I very much look forward to their continued educational journey in our fantastic sixth form.”
% A* to A
% A* to B
% A* to C
% A* to D
% A* to E
& Pass Rate
Kingsley girls, their parents and staff are celebrating in recognition of the outstanding personal achievements that have secured a diverse range of choice destinations for their leavers this year.
In a year where results were nationally expected to lower, The Kingsley School Sixth Form has excelled, significantly exceeding benchmarked expectations. The school achieved a 100% pass rate with almost a third of all students receiving A* -As. Two thirds of all girls achieved A*-B grades and 90% attained grades A*-C.
Amongst the excellent results and destinations are:
Jess Harper Radley, studying Music at Edinburgh University
Lily Holbrook, studying Marine Zoology at Newcastle University
Freya Eaton, who has juggled study with her intensive professional GB ski training and competing, studying Sport and Social Science at Bath University
Olivia Inchley, studying Geography at Reading University
Katy Cant, studying Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Contemporary Dance
Fliss Pace, studying Interior Architecture at Oxford Brookes University
Kelly MacDonald, studying Economics at Newcastle University
Ellie Varley, studying Chemistry at Lancaster University
Hana Hadad, studying a four year Masters course in Pharmacy at Kingston University London
Head Teacher, Ms Heather Owens, says: “I am delighted by the girls’ academic excellence and individual successes. This summer we have celebrated some of our old girls graduating and beginning careers as doctors and vets, and today we have current girls beginning their journeys in an exciting and incredibly diverse range of subjects. The ambition and pursuit of these personal goals is inspiring, demonstrating the Kingsley ‘can-do’ ethos that we value so highly. I am very proud of the hard work of the staff and girls – and excited to hear about their continued successes in the future!”
"Exam performance is above the national average for girls… Across all years the percentage of A* and A grades has been significantly above the national average… The higher grade results at A-Level are comparable with those in grammar schools."Independent Schools Inspectorate