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We offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and A Levels as part of our Sixth Form curriculum. For more details, click on the Curriculum Guide here.

International Applicants

Rugby School welcomes applications from candidates who live overseas.  We ask that applicants from overseas should provide us with a UKiset report as soon as possible during the application process and certainly before the closing date for applications. Please visit: .

At 16+ (Year 12)

Please inform the head teacher of your son or daughter’s present school before submitting your application via the registration form.

Registered applicants will then be invited to be assessed by entrance tests and interviews in the November of Year 11.

Offers of places at 16+ are conditional on applicants achieving our required grades at GCSE, IB MYP or the equivalent foreign examinations. We ask for three 7 grades (or grade A) and above and another three 6 grades (or grade B) and above at GCSE or for IB MYP we require three 6 grades and three 5 grades. These should include English and mathematics and, where applicable, the subjects chosen for IB Higher Level or A-Level. We allocate places on academic merit, considered alongside the potential to contribute to our co-curricular programme.

For September 2025 entry, applications should be made by 23 August 2024 for candidates studying at schools overseas, and Friday 20 September 2024 for students studying in the UK.

Entrance Examination Dates:

Tuesday 5 November and Thursday 7 November 2024

For further assistance email:


16+ Scholarships

Click here for the range of Scholarship awards we offer. 


16+ Foundation Award

For more information about Foundation Awards (Day only) click here



16+ Specimen Entrance Papers

Request a prospectus

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