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Academic

At Warwick it is our aim to maximise every pupil’s academic potential. While our curriculum is broad and encompassing of a full range subjects and our examinations results consistently place us among the leading boys’ schools in the country, we recognise that to be successful requires our pupils to develop as learners.

To facilitate their learning, at whatever stage of their Warwick School career, all pupils are encouraged to adopt the school’s learning values. These values are more than just a set of words. They represent a learning philosophy that if followed, will not only lead to academic success at school but also provide the foundations for success at university and the wider world.

For all ages, class sizes are small. On average around 22 boys up to Sixth Form and smaller still, around 10 per subject group in the Sixth Form. The education is provided by employing the highest quality staff, alongside outstanding facilities and resources.

The curriculum is designed to provide an extensive range of subject options and many different learning experiences and is consistently updated. Conferences, visits, university links and extensive use of the library and ICT facilities all extend educational horizons.

The vast majority of our boys go on to elite universities, including Oxford and Cambridge.

Exam Results 2016

A Level
The pass rate at A*-B was an excellent 84.7% with over 54.5% gaining A* or A grades, which exceeded last year’s results. 49 students achieved 3 or more A*/A grades with a remarkable 112 boys in a cohort of 143 students achieving at least one A or A* grade. Mathematics results were particularly notable with 76% of candidates securing A* or A grades.

A Level Results 2016 
Subject A* A B C D E U Total
Art 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4
Biology 9 15 6 3 1 0 0 34
Business Studies 1 11 6 2 0 0 0 20
Chemistry 4 13 5 5 2 0 0 29
Chinese 0 3 5 1 0 0 0 9
Computing 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
D & T 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 6
Drama & Theatre Studies 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Economics 3 17 10 4 2 1 0 37
English 7 6 8 1 0 0 0 22
English Language  0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
French 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 10
Geography 3 11 14 4 2 0 0 34
German 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
History 9 14 15 2 0 0 0 40
Mathematics 28 28 11 6 1 0 0 74
Further Maths 8 8 4 1 1 0 0 22
Music 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 5
Philosophy 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
PE 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 5
Physics 2 6 10 2 1 1 1 23
Govt & Politics 5 16 8 4 3 0 0 36
Psychology  0 5 7 3 1 0 0 16
Russian  0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Spanish 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 11
All Subjects Total 86 172 129 49 14 2 1 453
Percentage 19% 38% 28% 11% 3% 0 0  
Pass grades A-E 100%              

A*, A & B

85%              

GCSE 
Over 46% of grades being awarded at A* - the second highest GCSE scores the school has achieved. Remarkably, 56 boys achieved a clean sweep of only A* and A grades, with 78% of this year’s results scoring A* or A, one of our best years ever. Nearly 95% of results were A*-B grades which is an outstanding outcome.

GCSE Results 2016 
Subject A* A B C D E/F/G U Total
Art 7 4 7 0 0 0 0 18
Biology 58 13 0 0 0 0 0 71
Classical Civ 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 9
Chemistry 59 11 0 0 0 0 0 70
Chinese 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 9
Computer Science  14 5 5 3 0 0 0 27
Drama 3 7 2 1 0 0 0 13
D & T (Graphics) 1 5 5 4 1 0 0 16
D & T (Resistant Mat) 15 21 10 1 0 0 0 47
English Lang 62 41 34 8 0 0 0 145
English Lit 52 65 23 5 0 0 0 145
English B 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 8
ESL 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 7
French 32 16 22 10 6 0 0 86
Geography 34 40 24 5 1 0 0 104
German 14 10 1 0 0 0 0 25
Greek  3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
History 35 41 16 3 2 2 0 99
Latin Language 20 5 2 0 0 0 0 27
Latin Literature 21 5 1 0 0 0 0 27
Mathematics 82 50 18 3 0 0 0 153
Music 3 7 5 3 1 0 0 19
PE 8 12 7 2 0 0 0 29
Physics 55 14 2 0 0 0 0 71
Philosophy & Ethics 6 17 4 1 0 0 0 28
Science 86 50 22 5 1 0 0 164
Spanish 52 18 10 3 1 0 0 84
Additional Maths** - 32 2 0 4 2 1 41
Total GCSE 727 471 228 62 14 2 0 1504
Percentage GCSE 48% 31% 15% 4% 1% 0 0