At Leicester High School for Girls, we specialise in bringing out the very best in girls aged 3-18. We educate girls to their full potential, whilst building their confidence through a wide range of opportunities; thus Giving Girls Education, Confidence and Opportunity.
About the school
Leicester High School is one of the academically highest achieving schools in the country, but this is only one aspect of what the School offers. Our pastoral care is also outstanding; we are committed to developing the whole person.
77% of all grades achieved by girls at Leicester High School were at A* or A
Leicester High is an independent, all-girls' day school set on the edge of Leicester, which specialises in bringing out the very best in girls aged 3 to 18. The School’s philosophy of Education, Confidence and Opportunity is key to all we do.
10th August 2021 — It's been a morning of delight for Leicester High School students, with 77% of all grades achieved by girls at Leicester High School for Girls at A* or A, an increase from 58% in 2020.
Leicester High School student, Oishee Ghosh, has secured her place to study Medicine at the University of Oxford with grades of A*A*A*A*.
A total of four girls achieved straight A* grades. Scarlett East-Burke achieved A*A*A*and will be studying Creative Writing and English Literature at UEA, Esha Visram achieved A*A*A* and will be joining UCL to study Engineering.
LHS Scholar Sarah Mohamed Ehisan, who joined the School for Sixth Form on a Scholarship funded by the Sir Thomas White Trust, also achieved A*A*A*and will be studying Medicine at UCL.
97% of the girls achieved a place at the university of their choice.
Head of Sixth Form, Kam Purewal said:
“I am thrilled for the girls who have worked so hard, during an extremely difficult 18 months. They should be very proud of what they have achieved.”
Headmaster, Alan Whelpdale added:
“These are a fantastic set of results and I am very proud of all the girls for their achievements and the staff for their commitment to their students. This has been a challenging period of time and I’m delighted for all the girls and wish them every success at their chosen universities and in their future careers.”