Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School

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County West Midlands
Address Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield B74 2NH
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 945
Places in Year 7 125
Open Days July/September
Competition 5+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format CEM 11 Plus Birmingham English (including Verbal Reasoning) Non-Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning



Information about the School – Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is a voluntary aided, selective state grammar school for boys, with a mixed sixth form. Students are selected by ability and the intake is across Birmingham and beyond. About a fifth of the sixth form is made up of girls. The proportion eligible for free school meals is low and the proportion with special educational needs and/or disabilities is very low. The proportion of minority ethnic students has increased in recent years. The majority of students are White British. The school is a Specialist Language College and became a Training School in 2007. It is a ‘Sportsmark Gold’ centre of excellence.

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