High March School


Academic Results

Academic Results

We believe that it is important to offer the girls and their parents a wide range of choices at 11 and so many girls will take both the Buckinghamshire County 11+ examinations and entrance examinations for a variety of independent senior schools, both boarding and day.

Buckinghamshire County 11+ Examinations

In Year 6, the girls’ final year at High March, the majority of pupils take the Buckinghamshire County 11+ examinations in Verbal, Mathematical and Non-Verbal Reasoning for entry into the local state grammar schools, including Beaconsfield High School, Dr Challoner’s High School, Sir William Borlase School and Wycombe High School. We are very proud of our impressive 11+ results which compare extremely favourably with the County-wide pass rate of 31%. In 2023, we celebrated an excellent qualification rate of 68% whereas in both 2022 and 2021, it was 82%.

Entrance Examinations and Scholarships for Independent Senior Schools at 11+

The 11+ Common Entrance syllabus is taught in English, Mathematics and Science and this equips the girls for any of the entrance examinations set by the senior school of their choice. Girls are also prepared for scholarship examinations and the school is very proud of its success rate in academic, music and general scholarships.

In the academic year 2022 to 2023, the following scholarships were awarded to High March pupils:

  • Academic Scholarship to Berkhamsted School
  • Music Scholarship and Drama Exhibition to Berkhamsted School
  • Art Scholarship to Pipers Corner
  • Sports Scholarship to Shiplake College


Grammar Schools
Beaconsfield High School1914
Chesham Grammar11
Dr Challoner’s High School11
Independent Schools (11-18)
Berkhamsted School93
Headington School3
Oxford High School2
Pipers Corner School86
St Helen’s11
St Helen and St Katherine’s School11
St Mary’s, Gerrards Cross1
Wycombe Abbey54
Independent Boarding Schools (13-18)
Marlborough College1

We are rightly proud of our educational excellence at High March. Please click on the link below to read a letter from the Headmistress detailing our academic successes in 2023.

Academic Success in 2023 (pdf)

In recent years pupils have entered the following Independent Senior Schools:

  • ACS International School, Hillingdon
  • Berkhamsted School
  • Cheltenham Ladies College
  • Claires Court, The College
  • Downe House
  • Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe (Scholarship)
  • Queen Anne’s Caversham (Scholarship)
  • St George’s, Ascot
  • St Helen’s School, Northwood (Scholarship)
  • St Mary’s School, Gerrards Cross (Scholarship)
  • The Royal Masonic School, Rickmansworth
  • Wycombe Abbey (Scholarship)