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Kenilworth School GCSE results 2017

Congratulations to our Year 11 students who achieved an excellent set of GCSE results. The results were the culmination of the hard work from both our students and staff over the last two years. This year saw the introduction of the new 9-1 grading in Maths and English (9 being the highest grade awarded with 4 counting as a standard pass and a grade 5 being a strong pass).


English and Maths Grade 9 - 4

86.4% of students achieved 9-4 in English Language and 87.2% achieving 9-4 in English Literature.

89.1% of students achieved 9-4 in Mathematics.

Combined 86% of our Year 11 achieved 9-4 in English and Mathematics.


English and Maths Grade 9

English                                  6.4%

Maths                                   6.8%








I would like to invite all parents and carers of Year 10 students to the above meeting, intended to give information about important issues which will arise for students in Years 10 and 11.  We will also outline the school’s expectations of students during this time and give you an overview of the structure of Years 10 and 11. There will be opportunities for you to ask questions and to meet tutors and senior staff.


Communication between parents and teachers becomes increasingly important in Years 10 and 11 and we hope that this evening will mark the beginning of a successful partnership.


I do hope that you will be able to join us for this event, but if you cannot do so, please do not hesitate to make contact if you need information.



Open Evening 2017


Kenilworth School now holds the world record for the largest human image of a bicycle after smashing the old mark. Read more at: Kenilworth Weekly News


Year 13 Parents Evening

Thursday 13th October 5 - 8 pm. Kenilworth Sixth Form, Rouncil Lane


Harry playing Cricket for Warwickshire

Harry Johnson in Year 13 has been selected to join the Warwickshire County Cricket Academy.  


Purple 4 Polio

Interactive Club Students working in partnership with Kenilworth Rotary Club had a great time planting thousands of purple crocus bulbs at the Holiday Inn to raise awareness of the Purple 4 Polio campaign. As a result of this 1275 children will be given a lifesaving Polio injection



Space, Rocket and Robot Club

The Space and Rocket Club has blasted off this year with a big bang.  The Space cadets have been set their first challenge for this year include designing and building their own space mobiles of our solar system. For full article please see the 30th September Newsletter


Adam makes a difference in Tanzania

Adam Sidaway one of our Year 13 students made good use of his time during the summer holidays. He signed up for a Raleigh Project in Tanzania.  He had to raise £4,000 to take part in the project which helped to improve the education of children in Old Shinyanga a small village north of Tanzania. Part of the £4,000 was donated by USU.



Homework timetables for years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 can now be viewed and downloaded from the Parent Information section of the website.



Congratulations to all year 11 students who achieved a great set of GCSE exam results this summer. Eighty two percent of students achieved the national measure of A*-C in both English and Maths and 43% of students achieved A*- C passes in E-BACC subjects.

This year 11 class of students have shown tremendous resilience, determination, collaboration with their staff and impressive peer support at difficult times. They have matured in ways that cannot be measured by examination results, having lost a dear friend and classmate last year. I am tremendously proud of each and every one of them.  Well done to all!

Hayden Abbott


Congratulations to our sixth form students who have once again achieved another set of superb A level results this summer.  An impressive 11% of all exams were passed at A*, and 12% of students achieved 3 AAB passes or higher in the prestigious ‘facilitating subjects’. Forty students achieved straight A and A grades in 3 or more of their subjects. All of our final year A level students achieved at least one A level pass at A*-E. This success is a testament to our students’ consistent hard work, commitment to their studies, and first class support from their dedicated teachers. We are immensely proud of our students and wish them all good luck as they progress to the next stage of their education or career.

Hayden Abbott