King Edward VI Aston School A GSG School
- King Edward VI Aston School
- Head: Mr Colin Parker
- T 0121 327 1130
- F 01213 287020
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.keaston.bham.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Birmingham
- Pupils: 825
- Religion: Christian
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 13th March 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 13th March 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Often described as the ‘most Brummie’ of the King Edward’s schools, Aston has always reflected the changing nature of the local community in ways the other schools haven’t. Virtually everyone is involved in extracurricular activities, in travel, in music lessons,...
What the school says...
Entrance examinations consist of: 11 1st test - verbal and numerical reasoning. 2nd test - non-verbal reasoning. No interview.
Sample papers available commercially.
For help with revision visit www.11plusenglish.com
Converted to an academy 2011.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Music Performance: Group at an English Grammar School (Grade 4 Music or Dance)
State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide saysOften described as the ‘most Brummie’ of the King Edward’s schools, Aston has always reflected the changing nature of the local community in ways the other schools haven’t. Virtually everyone is involved in extracurricular activities, in travel, in music lessons, so by the time the boys leave, the school has ensured that they have had many of the experiences that are part of the fabric of traditional British middle class life.
Since 2004, Colin Parker, early 50s. He has a history degree from Liverpool and higher degrees from Leicester and Warwick. He spent three years working in the insurance industry before starting teaching in a large comprehensive and then moved to the selective sector. We were very impressed to see him in the play area at lunch time and the boys tell us that he is...
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future Foundations||McKinsey Leadership Academy: practical work skills, networking, leadership etc etc|