Queen Mary's High School

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School Information

The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 September 2012. This requires the Governing Body to arrange for specific information which must be published on the school website. 

School Contact Details: 

Queen Mary’s High School

Upper Forster Street



Telephone – 01922 721013 


For queries, please email the address below, Miss M Tomkinson (Headteacher’s PA) will ensure emails are forwarded to the most appropriate person. 

Email: qmarys@qmhs.merciantrust.org.uk 


Headteacher: Mrs N Daniel 

Chair of the Local Governing Body: Mr Tim Normanton 

SENCo: Mrs L Houlder-Jarvis  

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs D Connell (Assistant Headteacher)  

Deputy DSL Team:  

  • Mrs J York (Pastoral Support) 
  • Mrs D Plimmer (Pastoral Support) 
  • Dr B Darwood (Head of Sixth Form) 
  • Mrs L Houlder-Jarvis (SENCo/Teacher of Drama) 


Queen Mary’s High School is part of the Mercian Trust 

CEO: Mr D Parkes  

Mercian House  

Sutton Road  


WS1 2PG 


Admissions arrangements 

Registration for the entrance test for the school in Year 7 can be done via West Midlands Grammar Schools page.  

Admissions arrangements 

Sixth Form admissions arrangements 

Admissions appeals information 


School Open Evening: Thursday 25th July 2024  

School Sixth Form Open Evening: Date for the academic year 24-25 to follow 


OFSTED information 

Please click here to read our most recent OFSTED report 


School Uniform  

Please follow this link for more information about the uniform requirements at Queen Mary’s High School 


Exam and Assessment results  

Key Stage 4 results: 2023 

Progress 8 Score 

Average +0.74 

Attainment 8 score 

Average 7.35 

Percentage of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in Maths and English 


Percentage of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate 


EBacc average Point Score 


Percentage of pupils staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (2021 leavers)  99% 


Post 16 (16-19) results: 2023 

Progress in English and Maths 

None entered in Key Stage 5 

Progress compared to students across England (2019 results as Level 3 value added figures will not be published for 2022 results)  -0.83 
Average grade 

A Levels: B

All “Level 3” academic qualifications: B 

Student retention (percentage who complete the study programme) 


Student destination (percentage who continue into education, employment or training) 

83.38% continued to University 


Performance measures  

The latest performance measures can be found here 


School opening hours 

Reception is open from 8.00am to 4.00pm from Monday to Friday.  (40hours.) 

Compulsory attendance is from 8.40am to 3.40pm Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday and 8.40am to 2.40pm on Wednesday.

More information here



Information about the school’s curriculum can be found under the curriculum section of our website.  

Information about the 16-19 programme of study can be found here. 


Behaviour policy  

For further details on the school’s rewards, behaviour and consequences policy as well as our anti-bullying policy, please click here 


Pupil premium and recovery premium.  

Please click here for the pupil premium funding information.  

No Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium was received. 


Special Educational needs and disabilities (SEND) 

Please see the school SEND page for statutory information and further practical information. 


Public sector equality duty 

Please click here for further information how we comply with the Public Sector Equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011. 


Careers Programme Information  

Careers Leader: Mr Wayne Vaughan (w.vaughan@qmhs.merciantrust.org.uk 

For further information on our careers programme including our CEAIG policy, programme of activities and provider access statement, please click here 


Annual reports and accounts  

Please follow this link for further information 

Charging and remissions policy  

Please follow this link for further information 


Please follow this link for further information 

Executive pay  

Please follow this link for further information 

Pay gap reporting 

Please follow this link for further information 


School Policies  

Educational regulations require us to make available on request copies of policies, DfE circulars and schemes of work. 

We would be pleased to provide copies of any of these policies by post on request. 

Please contact the school at the address detailed above. We request that you provide us with two first class stamps for each policy required from the list below, simply to cover the cost of photocopying and postage. 


Statutory policies – School & Mercian Trust  

The Mercian Trust Policies



Complaints procedure and policy  

Parents are encouraged to refer any concern to the head@qmhs.merciantrust.org.uk email address. Should the concern be of a confidential nature, please mark the email header as ‘Private and Confidential’. Your concern will then be forwarded to the appropriate member of staff. 

The school follows the Mercian Trust Complaints Policy which provides the formal complaints procedure if an informal resolution is not possible. Please click here for the complaints policy and the Mercian Trust’s whistleblowing policy.