Colmers School & Sixth Form College
Birmingham, United Kingdom
About Colmers School & Sixth Form College
Colmers School and Sixth Form College is a mixed, mainstream, non-denominational school with sixth form situated in Rednal, Birmingham. The secondary school admits students aged 11-19 and offers a wide range of GCSEs, BTECs and A-levels.
Colmers School and Sixth Form College is very proud of its heritage and by 2020 will have existed for 130 years. In the 1996 the school became grant-maintained and in 2009 it became a foundation school. In 2013 a sixth form was added. The school currently accommodates 1,053 students. Its community leisure centre is open to the public outside of school hours.
Values and vision
Colmers School and Sixth Form College values each and every student. It is passionate about making sure that students realise their potential and dare to dream in a nurturing and supportive environment.
The secondary school’s ethos of achieving excellence is built on dedication to a shared humanity. The parent-school relationship is seen as paramount to the growth of students, and the professional development of teaching and non-teaching staff is also prioritised.
“This is a good school. The headteacher and senior leaders have high expectations and are committed to improving teaching and raising standards. They have increased teachers’ accountability and are well supported by all staff. Behaviour is good. There is a calm and friendly atmosphere in school built on mutual respect and courtesy. Students feel safe, have positive attitudes to learning and are keen to do well. The recently opened sixth form is good. It is well-led. The achievement of students is good because of their own positive attitudes to learning and the good quality teaching they receive.”