The School educates students from all over Birmingham and beyond, with a significant proportion living within three miles of us, thereby helping to maintain a strong community aspect. I decided to stay in a supportive sixth form environment with teachers who knew me. Please click here to find out about our Sixth Form Admissions including online applications. Perhaps the best people to answer that question are our sixth form students themselves who have made the decision to either stay with us after Year 11 or have joined us from other schools. I truly believe this school will be the gateway to a future I can be proud of. Exams - Results, Timetables, Information & Forms, Pastoral, Child Protection & Safeguarding, SEND and Pupil Support, Positive Mental Health & Wellbeing - sources of support, Safeguarding & Online Safety Information - sources of support, Emotional Health & Wellbeing - sources of support, Our online Christmas Carol concert premieres tonight on our YouTube channel at 7pm. Join us for a web chat to answer your questions and see what King Ed's have to offer. Join us for our first ever Virtual Sixth Form Open event live online now. Aims & Values. I find myself genuinely enjoying my time at school which I hadn’t really been able to do in years previous. Most Year 11 pupils continue into the Sixth Form and around 10 pupils from other schools normally join us at this stage. Monday 14th December 2020. Useful Links. If your child is currently in Year 5 and you would like them to sit the entrance test for entry to Year 7 in September 2021, you will need to register online for the test between 4 May 2020 – 26 June (by 4pm). After being enrolled for almost a month now I know I have made the right choice. is a state-funded Academy Trust selective school for boys with a co-educational Sixth Form. Founded in 1552, KES has held a special place in the city for well over four and a half centuries and is now firmly established as one of the leading schools in the south-west of England. If anything I have found respect and celebration for having bridged the gap in education. I was then presented with the option of continuing onto sixth form or starting on the apprenticeship programme. The apprenticeship opportunity was a job with training up to Level 3 which is the equivalent of A Levels. Christmas Carol Service now LIVE!! The site contains all the information you need to help you find out about our schools … https://t.co/hv4wBirHf8. The school has been part of the Aston community since 1883 and has strong links with many local schools and organisations primarily through the work of the school’s Sports Partnership. Sixth Form - The King Edward VI School. Our School. This helped me to flourish and really find what I enjoy doing. Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening is now live online. I started off Year 12 achieving a U in my first Chemistry test, and thanks to all the progress I have made whilst being here I am now achieving A grades. King Edward VI Aston School is a multi-ethnic, selective school for boys. Information on entry to the Sixth Form and Years 8 to 11. They have encouraged me to work hard and aim for a bright future as well as offer a helping hand and advice. A Levels would also keep my career options open and apprenticeships would still be open to me after A Levels and perhaps at a higher level. The majority of our Year 11 students stay on to study A-levels here with us at King Edward's, but at the same time we also welcome a large number of students from other schools. Please note that current students are not required to submit Predicted Grades. Watch Mr Carter and Ms Wiltshire as they welcome you to KEGS and life in our Sixth Form and then visit each of our departments virtually and find out more about our A-level subjects. The Sixth Form Team is passionate about and dedicated to developing young people. Students also have the opportunity to apply for a bursary from Spilsby Grammar School Trust on an annual basis to assist with the cost of study. Wednesday 4th November 2020. Applications to Sixth Form, for 2021 entry, open on Friday 23rd October 2020. See here the latest update from King Edward’s in response to recent Government Updates and Visiting Us. The sixth form block is a very good area because you have computers and space to work and can complete your homework and update your notes. They know my weaknesses and my strengths which helps them to provide advice and information which is tailored to benefit me. As one of the City’s King Edward VI Grammar schools we are pleased to accept a number of candidates from other schools each year. A Level Physics was not offered at my previous school (which is required for the career I want to pursue), so I decided that I needed a change. Read more . King Edward VII School has a large and very successful Sixth Form. I would have received training at British Steel in Scunthorpe for the first year and would have had to be in Grimsby for 7am each morning. The Sixth Form also admits girls who wish to join the school. However, I went to a second open day with ECITB at which I spoke to IRISNDT, Jacobs engineering and ABP, I managed to get interviews with all three and was eventually offered a Mechanical Fitting Apprenticeship with Jacobs engineering. Sixth Form; Open Days; Prospectus; Contact; Admissions Year 7. Work aside the general experience so far has been one that is very different to what I had known at my last school, a change that I welcome whole heartedly. The charter for the grammar school was granted on 17 June 1552 by King Edward VI. I can honestly say I no longer have anything to worry about. After passing an aptitude test and an interview with HETA I was invited to attend an open day where I could meet different companies such as Phillips 66, Total LOR and Centrica who were offering engineering apprenticeships. Welcome. Have questions regarding admissions? King Edward VI School … Changes to Remembrance Day arrangements - 11 November. 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