Destination Schools

Below are the schools that our Year 6 pupils have gone on to after leaving the Richard Pate School.

The figures show the totals for the eight groups of Year 6 pupils that left between Summer 2014 and Summer 2024.

Type of School

No. Pupils


Grammar School 210 49%
Independent School 142 33%
Comprehensive School 76 18%
International School 1
Community School 1

This table shows the actual destination schools for the same eight groups of Year 6 pupils:



No. Pupils


Pate’s Grammar School G 72 17%
Sir Thomas Rich’s School G 52 12%
High School for Girls, Gloucester G 49 12%
King’s School, Gloucester I 47 11%
Cheltenham Ladies’ College I 34 8%
Dean Close School I 28 7%
Balcarras School C 26 6%
St. Edward’s School I 15 4%
Cotswold School C 16 4%
Cheltenham College I 16 4%
Crypt School G 11 3%
The High School, Leckhampton G 12 3%
Stroud High School G 8 2%
Bournside School C 7 2%
Ribston Hall High School G 9 2%
Marling School G 9 2%
Winchcombe C 6 1%
Cirencester Deer Park School C 4 1%

Key: G = State Grammar School, I = Independent School, C = State Comprehensive School

In addition, one or two went to each of the following schools: Alderman Knight, Chelmsford County High, Chosen Hill, Churchdown School, Cleeve School, Haberdashers’ Adams, Malvern St James, Newent School, Rendcomb College, St Peter’s High School, Warwick Prep and international schools.

Open Morning: Saturday 5th October 2024

Saturday 5th October 2024

10am – 12.30pm

Come and meet our staff and pupils, have a tour of the school and discover how we can provide the ideal start to your child’s education.

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