Herschel Grammar School data compares very well with the national data with a very high proportion of HGS students moving successfully into higher education
87.2% of students applying to university were accepted onto courses for Autumn 2016.
32.2% were accepted onto courses at higher tariff universities for Autumn 2016.
31.5% were accepted onto courses through Clearing for Autumn 2016.
13 students applied for Oxbridge with 4 being accepted.
6% of the cohort are applying for a 2017 start.
Therefore 93% of the cohort have or will have progressed to university.
Aston, Royal Holloway, Brunel and Queen Mary’s were the most popular universities with our students.
Medical related degrees were the most popular followed by Biological Sciences, Business Studies, Social Sciences and Engineering.
8 students did not apply for university for either 2016 or 2017 start. Of these 2 are on apprenticeship programmes, 1 is applying to university in USA, 1 is working and applying for a pilot training programme, 1 is moving to Pakistan in the summer and applying for university there, 1 is working in retail and 1 is still being followed up by the school to establish what they are doing.