King Edward VI Handsworth School

Specific admissions and 11 plus exam information to help you to be successful with an 11 Plus application to King Edward VI Handsworth School. Use the information below to find our recommended 11 Plus books and papers that specifically relate to your application.

About 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.

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
King Edward VI Handsworth School 11+ Resources Maths resources                                    English resources                                    Verbal Reasoning resources                  Non Verbal Reasoning resources
Competition 5+ applicants for every place
Exam Format Birmingham 11 Plus GL style
School Website


King Edward VI Handsworth School 11+ Preparation Advice

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11 Plus Exam Preparation for King Edward VI Handsworth School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for King Edward VI Handsworth School to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to King Edward VI Handsworth School go to our exam papers and books section for Birmingham.

On our Free 11 Plus Papers page, you will find a wide range of resources to download and use for your child’s preparation. We have papers for Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English and many more.

Completing 11 Plus Mocks are also useful preparation for the real thing. You can get more information on completing an 11+ Mock at home here or visit our Birmingham Mock Exams page for more information on Birmingham Mock test centres.