King Edward VI School

Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About King Edward VI School

King Edward VI School is an all boys, selective, non-denominational secondary school in Warwickshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The grammar school, situated in Stratford-upon-Avon, is a relatively small school with just over 400 boys in the main school and 300 students in our co-ed Sixth Form.

King Edward VI School was founded in 1553. It’s site includes several listed historical buildings, and has use of a 14th century Guild Chapel. The secondary school converted to academy status in 2012, and in 2016, it was identified as outstanding by Ofsted.


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Values and vision

King Edward VI School wants to be the first choice school for able children in the community and works to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for them to achieve personal and academic success in all that they do. The secondary school nurtures students as confidence, respectful and caring individuals, developing the core attributes of teamwork, independence and creativity. It is important to the school that students enjoy their time learning, and invites them to get involved in extra-curricular activities to expand their experiences and opportunities outside the classroom. King Edward VI School encourages get involved with the local, national and international communities as positive and active citizens. 


“King Edward V1 is an outstanding school where pupils thrive and achieve exceptionally well. Their achievement is exemplified by the consistency with which they meet challenging targets, the exceptionally high standards they produce year after year, their highly developed learning skills and the good or better progress they make in lessons.”

View King Edward VI School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1789 293351