A smaller school with great expectations

At Barr’s Hill School, our students are at the heart of everything we do.  We have high aspirations and challenging expectations for each and every one of our students and provide a learning environment and guidance to ensure these are met. Academic progress and attainment is monitored closely to ensure we are continually stretching our students and their progress is rapid.  Our curriculum ensures that students can study a range of challenging academic subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Statistics, Further Maths, English, Spanish, French, History, Geography, Psychology and Sociology all the way to A-Level.  We also have some of the best creative arts provision in Coventry.


We are a smaller secondary school with a very special family atmosphere and we place an emphasis on ensuring our students feel supported and happy. Our school focuses on each student individually ensuring they make outstanding progress and reach their true potential.

Our Values are clear and lived by all our staff:

Student’s Firstall staff, governors and parents focused upon the education of all our students

It’s about learningstudents, all staff, governors and parents focused upon developing and improving the learning of students.

No Barriersno excuses, only support, to ensure students, all staff, governors and parents maximise the academic achievement of students whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well rounded individuals.

All Barr’s Hill Students articulate a strong sense of PRIDEbelonging and loyalty to their school and community. They are confident and aspirant, have a clear plan for where they want to be and know the next steps they need to take to get there. They are able to talk formally about their learning with their peers and explore concepts and ideas; leading to their excellent extended writing skill which they apply across the curriculum. They are numerate and able to problem solve. Well prepared and able to plan independently, they are determined learners and can self-manage. Their involvement in school life and enrichment experience in sport and performing arts make them confident and well-rounded individuals. They are empathetic and understanding of others showing respect to all. When things go wrong, they are resilient, reflective and able to put things right. Their exam results are excellent giving them a passport to the next stage in life where they are competitive with their peers nationally.

We hope you enjoy exploring our website and find out more about Barr’s Hill School. Why not make an appointment to visit us and sample for yourself what is special about our school?

Barr’s Hill School is a member of The Futures Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, a limited company and a charitable company registered in England and Wales. The trust’s company number is 8678162. Barr’s Hill School and The Futures Trust are authorised by The Secretary of State for Education and regulated by The Department of Education.