The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 September 2012. This requires the Governing Body to arrange for specific information which must be published on the school website.
School Contact Details:
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls,
Rose Hill Road,
Telephone – 0121 554 2342
For queries please email the address below, Mrs S Harvey (Head’s PA) will ensure emails are forwarded to the most appropriate person.
Headteacher: Mrs Amy Whittall
Chair of the governing body:
Mr David Wheeldon
c/o The Schools of King Edward the Sixth in Birmingham
Edgbaston Park Road
Special Educational Needs (SEN) co-ordinator
Mrs A Lomas, please address any postal queries to the school address or email email@example.com
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Miss J Glendenning – Assistant Head
Ms C Berry – Deputy Head
Mr N Heppel – Assistant Head
Miss C Toy – Family Liaison Officer
The Data Protection Officer for the Academy Trust is Tim Hasker.
Telephone: 0121 472 1147
Post: Mr T Hasker, Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UD.
The Data Protection Lead for this school is Mr C Trotter
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls is part of the King Edward VI Multi Academy Trust (MAT)
King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham
Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UD
Tel: 0121 472 1147
Admission to the school for year 7 entry is made via the “Grammar Schools in Birmingham” website using the link below. Open day information for all Grammar Schools in Birmingham may also be found on their site when they are known. The admission policy and catchment area links explain how we give priority to children who have received free school meals in the last 6 years and based on the location of their home.
- The Grammar Schools in Birmingham Admission information
- School Admission policy and application timetable
- King Edward VI Handsworth School For Girls Catchment Area
- This information may also be accessed on the Birmingham local Authority’s composite prospectus published at
- Admission appeals process and timetable
- Birmingham City Council Local Offer Website: Here you will find help, advice and information about the services available for your child or young person from birth to 25 years with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND).
Use this link to see the school Uniform webpage.
School Ofsted Reports can be located on the school website – click here
Click on the link to see the School’s reports on the OFSTED Website.
Exam and Assessment Results (2022 (GCSE) and 2019(GCE) results)
Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years
2021 examinations were cancelled and student results were assigned using Centre Assessment Grades. There were no government created benchmarks for 2020 or 2021 results.
Actual exam results for 2022 can be found here: Exam Results 2022
Key Stage 4 results: 2022
|Progress 8 Score||0.56|
|Attainment 8 score||77.9|
|Percentage of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in Maths and English||99%|
|Percentage of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate||91%|
|EBacc average Point Score||7.43|
|Percentage of pupils staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (2020 leavers)||99%|
Post 16 (16-19) results: 2022
|Progress in English and Maths||None entered in Key Stage 5|
|Progress compared to students across England (2019 results as Level 3 value added figures will not be published for 2022 reuslts)||A Levels: -0.26
All “Level 3” academic qualifications: -0.26
|Average grade||A Levels: B+ ,
All “Level 3” academic qualifications: B+
|Student retention (percentage who complete the study programme)||100% (2019 data)|
|Student destination (percentage who continue into education, employment or training)||81% (2020 cohort)|
16-18 Performance tables can be seen here
Performance measures website
The latest School performance tables summarised above can be found here.
School opening hours
Reception is open from 8.00am to 4.30pm from Monday to Friday. (42.5 hours.)
Compulsory attendance is from 8.35am to 3.35pm.
- Information about the content of the curriculum content for each subject and any other additional information can be accessed via the school website at: OUR CURRICULUM
- Our curriculum policy outlines our approach and curriculum offer at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls.
- 16-19 Additional hours curriculum statement
RE and Collective Worship Policy Statement
Equality and Diversity Disability Discrimination and Access Plan
At GCSE the following courses are offered:
- Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Physics, a Modern Foreign Language (French or German) and a Humanity (Geography, History or Religious Studies).
Options (Two subjects are chosen from the following):
- Art, Computing, Design and Technology, Drama, French, Food and Nutrition, Geography, German, History, Music, PE and Religious Studies.
In the sixth form the following subjects are offered:
- Art*, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design Technology*, Drama*, Economics, English Literature, French*, Geography, German*, History, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Music*, Physics, Physical Education*, Psychology and Religious Studies. All A level subjects are only offered if numbers are sufficient to run the course. In addition all students carry out an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) during year 12 and 13.
* As collaborative subjects with Trust schools locally.
Click here to view Remote Learning Provision
Click here to view the Behaviour for Learning policy
Click here to view the Anti-bullying policy
Pupil Premium and recovery premium
Click here to view details of the impact of Pupil Premium funding.
No year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium was received for 2021-2
Public sector equality duty
The following documents record how we comply the the Public Sector Equality duty
Academy Trust Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy
Special Educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
As well as the statutory documents below, pelase see the SEND webpage for further practical information.
Click here to view the School SEND offer and SEND Information Report
Click here to view the Special Educational Needs Policy
Careers Programme Information
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls is committed to providing a comprehensive and planned programme of impartial careers education and advice. We seek to do this through these website pages, our careers events throughout the academic year and our Careers Advisor, Mrs Connor.
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls is committed to providing a comprehensive and planned programme of impartial careers education and advice. We seek to do this through these website pages, our careers events throughout the academic year and our Careers Advisor.
Mr C Packham (Careers Lead)
Mrs S Jones (Careers Advisor)
Mrs Jones is in the Careers Office (blue room) 3 days a week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and is available either via pre-arranged appointments or for drop ins during break and lunchtime.
Telephone 0121 554 2342 to leave a message for either person.
New Careers Statutory Guidance
The DfE released a new statutory guidance document in January 2018, including a number of new requirements for school careers programmes, most of which were met by the end of 2020. Many of the requirements are already met at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls, but we will be working towards those that are not.
Click here to view the CEAIG Policy
Click here to view the King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls Provider Access Policy
Click here to view the Careers Plan
Click here to view the complaints policy
Click here to view the Academy Trust Whistle blowing Policy
Annual reports and accounts
Handsworth Deed of Variation to Funding Agreement 25.10.13
The Academy Funding Agreement 27-11-13
Click here to see the schools’ financial benchmarking
Trustees’ information and duties
Local Governing Body Members and Committee Structure
Local Governing Bodies: Constitution and Terms of Delegation
Decision Making Matrix (Scheme of Delegation)
HAN 2022-23 Governors’ Details and Attendance
HAN 2021-22 Governors’ Details and Attendance
Charging and remission policies
Click here to view the latest charging and remission policy
Values and ethos
Click here to read our vision for King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls
Foundation Sustainability Statement
GDPR Privacy Notices and Data Policies
Academy Trust CCTV Policy and Procedure
Should you require a paper copy of any of the information detailed on our website, please contact the main school office on 0121 554 2342.