King Edward VI Handsworth School

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County West Midlands
Address King Edward VI Handsworth School, Rose Hill Road, Birmingham B21 9AR
Type Girls’ Grammar
Pupils 912
Places in Year 7 130
Open Days June/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 – King Edward VI Handsworth School

This average-size school selects students from a wide area centred on Handsworth, Birmingham. Well below average numbers of students are eligible for free school meals. Students come from a range of background; about a third are White British, a third Indian Asian, and others come from a range of ethnic backgrounds. On entry to the school, attainment is well above average. About a quarter have a first language other than English, although none is at the early stages of learning English. The school has only a few students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The school gained performing arts specialist status in 2003.