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Schools in the local area

Coventry and Warwickshire is home to an eclectic mix of primary and secondary schools. We are proud of its educational landscape, schools within the area focus on childcentric learning and school standards are continually rising.

Schools in the city

The City and its’ surrounding areas has a wealth of educational environments:

We are extraordinarily lucky to have access to an excellent choice of state funded, independent, faith, grammar and boarding schools all within either a walking distance, short bus ride or a 10-30 minute car ride from Coventry City Centre.

Specialist colleges/free schools and multi academy trusts offer a range of educational settings to suit all tastes and abilities. The City has five Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ secondary schools (Finham Park, Sidney Stringer, President Kennedy, Eden Girls and Kenilworth School) and a host of ‘Outstanding’ primary schools.

The National Maths and Science College (15-18 year olds), Westwood Academy, WMG Academy for Young Engineers are a short distance from the University. The nearest primary schools are Cannon Park Primary and Charter Primary – both schools received a ‘good’ rating in their latest Ofsted reports.
Stratford, Rugby, Leamington, Solihull and Warwick are also home to some excellent educational establishments, ‘Outstanding’ independent and state funded primary and secondary schools and colleges.

Top Performing School in the Country

The Sunday Times League tables cite King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys as the top performing school in the Country, whilst King Edward VI boys’ grammar school in Stratford, Stratford Girls’ Grammar School and Kenilworth School and Sixth form are in the top 20 high performing schools in the West Midlands.

The world famous ‘Rugby School’ (independent), home to the invention of the game rugby offers a world class education to 11-18 year olds, equally the state funded ‘Rugby High School’ has been rated Outstanding and produces excellent academic results year on year.

Discover more about each schools performance

The choice really is endless!!
Click on the links below to learn more about the Schools in the City and its’ surrounding areas to see how they perform:

Secondary school league tables in Coventry
Primary school league tables in Warwickshire
Secondary school league tables in Warwickshire

Sunday Times League Tables:

  1. King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Birmingham
  2. King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon
  3. King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham
  4. Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls
  5. Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield
  6. Stratford Girls’ Grammar School, Stratford-upon-Avon
  7. Wolverhampton Girls’ High School
  8. King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham
  9. Rugby High School
  10. King Edward VI Handsworth School, Birmingham
  11. Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall
  12. Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby


Top independent secondary schools in the West Midlands:

  1. Concord College, Shrewsbury
  2. King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham
  3. King Edward's School, Birmingham
  4. Rugby School
  5. King's High School, Warwick
  6. Warwick School
  7. The King's School, Worcester
  8. Shrewsbury School
  9. Bablake School, Coventry
  10. Malvern St James Girls’ School
  11. Moreton Hall, Oswestry
  12. Stafford Grammar School
  13. Hereford Cathedral School
  14. RGS Worcester
  15. Saint Martin’s, Solihull
  16. King Henry VIII School, Coventry