List of Independent Schools in Warwickshire

There are a range of independent schools in Warwickshire covering mixed schools, schools for boys and schools for girls.

Below you’ll find a list of those schools that we have included which have entry into year 7 (11 Plus entry).

Warwickshire Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

King’s High School

King’s High School is an all girls school.

King’s High School- 608 pupils.

“King’s High School is an independent day school for girls aged 11 – 18. From its beginning in 1879 it has been a forward looking, friendly school which is proud of its reputation for both academic success and the personal development of its girls. The winning formula of hard work and lots of fun has produced consistently good performances with the school regularly appearing in the top 100 schools.”

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Princethorpe College

Princethorpe College is a mixed school.

Princethorpe College- 877 pupils.

“Princethorpe College is a co-educational Catholic independent school which welcomes pupils of all faiths. They foster strong morals in a friendly, inclusive community. What’s more learning at Princethorpe doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Their talented and passionate teachers not only equip pupils to achieve remarkable results in exams – they also help them grow into exceptional people.”

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Rugby School

Rugby School is a mixed school.

Rugby School- 802 pupils.

“William Webb Ellis, who with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time first took the ball in his arms and ran with it …’ Rugby’s legend is also its present reality, as boys and girls grasp the vast range of opportunities available and develop their individual talents within a friendly but exacting community founded on a strong tradition of enterprise and excellence.”

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The Kingsley School

The Kingsley School is a mixed school from age 3-11 but an all girls school from age 12-18.

The Kingsley School- 341 pupils.

“Kingsley provides a friendly, supportive family environment where individuals are encouraged to enjoy learning, and to aim for and achieve excellence. Their principal aim is to enable all pupils to fulfill their potential wherever it may lie, through the wide range of subjects, lively extra-curricular activities, small classes and highly effective pastoral care.”

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Warwick School

Warwick School is an all boys school.

Warwick School- 1247 pupils.

“Warwick School provides a world class education for boys aged 7-18. Alongside an excellent academic record, the School has an outstanding reputation for sport, drama and music and achieves national success in these and other areas. There is a vast co-curricular programme of over 100 clubs and societies and outstanding facilities including sports centre, theatre, state-of-the art science centre and Warwick Hall, with its outstanding acoustics to provide a world-class concert hall.”

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Preparing for entry into an Independent School

We have developed a section on how to prepare for Independent school exams and how to prepare for Independent School interviews so do please feel free to use these resources if you would like to.

If you are thinking of trying for an Independent School scholarship or bursary then please see our information page on that topic.

Equally, many independent schools publish past papers and we have past papers and sample papers which are useful for preparation in all the core areas:

Free sample 11 Plus English practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Maths practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Non-Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers