Bablake is an HMC independent co-educational day school, founded in 1344 and welcoming girls since 1975. An even balance of boys and girls have high aspirations, share rich opportunities and encourage one another in their endeavours. Bablake has a Christian foundation and ethos, but attracts and welcomes pupils of diverse beliefs and backgrounds. Its cultural and social diversity is a major strength of the school and lends it a distinctive character.
Our mission, aims and ethos
Our mission is to educate and inspire young people to take on the challenges of the world, so that they may lead full and responsible lives, both as individuals and as members of society.
Our vision is to be a school at the forefront of education within the city, enabling bright children from any background to become inspirational individuals who will feel fully prepared for the next stage of their life and who will contribute, locally and globally.
We are committed to providing a supportive and academic environment in which pupils can achieve more than they imagined possible through a rich, broad and stimulating education. The quality of learning and pastoral care that we provide allows pupils to flourish and to fulfil their potential both within and outside the classroom.
We aim to develop character, intellect and physical well being within a happy, scholarly and caring community.
We offer a traditional curriculum and pupils achieve strong examination results, making us one of the highest performing schools in the Midlands.
Our fees are lower than other local independent schools and 10% of our intake benefit from financial assistance in the form of bursaries.
There is a wide and vibrant range of co-curricular activities that offers a wealth of opportunities within sport, drama, music, outdoor education and academic enhancement. Through these, pupils develop important skills such as leadership, empathy, creativity and teamwork.
Built on a Christian foundation and ethos, we welcome pupils of diverse beliefs and backgrounds into an environment that establishes character, integrity, kindness and curiosity.
A school for Coventry: a beacon of academic excellence and generous in outlook. We enjoy a strong sense of community and our pupils have respect and compassion for others. We seek to promote cooperation with the wider community, building partnerships with local schools, universities and other institutions and businesses in the city. The school is an International Cross of Nails School (ICONS), linked to the Community of the Cross of Nails at Coventry Cathedral and committed as part of our life and ethos to the mission of the city of Coventry: Peace and Reconciliation.
The school occupies an attractive, green site approximately 1 mile from Coventry city centre, and is easily accessible by road from surrounding towns and villages. Coventry itself is undergoing healthy regeneration after the loss of some manufacturing industry, and is surrounded by some beautiful countryside in the heart of England. The school enjoys the educational, artistic and historical benefits of its proximity to Warwick and Coventry Universities, Birmingham, Royal Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon.
Co-curricular activities, including sport, music, drama, the Duke of Edinburgh's award scheme and numerous clubs and societies are enthusiastically pursued and supported by staff and pupils alike, as is a vigorous programme of community service and charity fundraising. There is a full and varied programme of visits, trips and tours, both at home and abroad.
I love my school, mainly because of my friends, but also because of the school itself. I think everyone should consider coming to Bablake.
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