0121 415 6056

office@kes.org.uk

King Edward’s School

FOUNDED IN 1552, KING EDWARD’S SCHOOL, BIRMINGHAM, IS ONE OF THE LEADING INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS IN THE UK, PROVIDING AN ACADEMICALLY CHALLENGING AND INTELLECTUALLY EXCITING EDUCATION FOR BOYS AGED 11-18

King Edward’s School

Based in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, King Edward’s School shares a 50-acre site with King Edward VI High School for Girls, which provides extensive space and facilities matched by few day
schools in the country.

Academic standards are high and the school fosters an atmosphere that enables boys to flourish individually and develop an intellectual curiosity.

The school’s teaching staff are passionate about their subjects and focused on supporting boys to succeed to the best of their abilities.

As a result, pupils enjoy considerable academic success and go on to the very best universities.

All boys in the Sixth Form study the International Baccalaureate Diploma and this year’s leavers produced excellent results, with 46% achieving scores of 40 points or above (equivalent to four A*s at A-level).

The school’s 2017 GCSE results were record-breaking with 70% graded A* and 90% A*/A.

The Independent Schools Inspectorate gave the school the highest possible rating of “excellent” in all areas in May 2017, with inspectors praising the “consistently exceptional” examination results and pupils’ “outstanding learning attitudes”.

The school offers a rich extra-curricular programme and, although entry is based on academic merit, the school also looks for boys who will take full advantage of the educational experience on offer.

The Independent Schools Inspectorate gave the school the highest possible rating of “excellent” in all areas in May 2017.

With over 50 clubs and societies, 18 different sports and around 140 trips a year, every boy can find at least one thing that enlivens and enriches his life.

There has been much development of the school’s facilities in recent years.

The £11m Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, which opened in 2012, provides professional-standard facilities and houses around 40 school concerts and music recitals and 20 drama performances each year. 

The Brode Wing, which opened in 013, is a £5m modern languages and science centre that also includes a bright and spacious Sixth Form Centre.

The £2.5m Southall Pavilion and astro hockey pitch opened in 2014, 2017 saw the introduction of an international standard athletics track, and a £5m sports centre is due to open in autumn 2018.

King Edward’s is one of the most socially and ethnically diverse independent schools in the country, attracting pupils from a wide range of backgrounds.

The school celebrates the diversity and individuality of its pupils and spends over £1.5m per year to fulfil its central aim of providing an outstanding education for able boys, regardless of the financial circumstances of their families. 

Up to 25 means-tested Assisted Places are available each year for entry into Year 7 and a few places are also available for Sixth Form entry.

The best way to find out more about King Edward’s School and experience the buzz of school life is to attend an open day.

The next open morning is on Saturday, 15 September, from 10am-12.30pm.

For more information, telephone Mrs Nicole Phillips, Director of Admissions, on: 0121 415 6056 or visit www.kes.org.uk

Contact Information


King Edward’s School

Edgbaston Park Road

Birmingham

B15 2UA


0121 415 6056

office@kes.org.uk

https://kes.org.uk

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