Skip to main content
  • King Edward VI School (Stratford-upon-Avon)
    Church Street
    Stratford-upon-Avon
    Warwickshire
    CV37 6HB
  • Head: Mr Bennet Carr
  • T 01789 293351
  • F 01789 293564
  • E office@kes.net
  • W www.kes.net
  • A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Warwickshire
  • Pupils: 720
  • Religion: None
  • Open days: June
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 28th September 2006
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 28th September 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Classes are still taught in the half-timbered ‘big school’ where Shakespeare himself would have studied – a fabulous room with an extraordinary beamed and cantilevered ceiling and ancient desks pitted with centuries worth of schoolboy initials, all still in situ....

Read review »

What the school says...

Converted to an academy 2011.

Thank the school

Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.


This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.

Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.

Leave blank if you want to thank the school as a whole

Years you were there

Can be left blank but, if you can, think of a few words that will bring a smile.

2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Latin at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Latin at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)

Curricula

Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

School associations

State grammar school

Sports

Rowing

Fencing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Classes are still taught in the half-timbered ‘big school’ where Shakespeare himself would have studied – a fabulous room with an extraordinary beamed and cantilevered ceiling and ancient desks pitted with centuries worth of schoolboy initials, all still in situ. This sits directly over the Guildhall, where Shakespeare’s father presided as the high bailiff...

Headmaster

Since 2010, Mr Bennet Carr BA FRGS (40s). Undergraduate studies in geography at Queen Mary’s College, London, then PGCE at Institute of Education, followed by The Bishop’s Stortford High School (head of geography and sixth form, assistant head). Influential deputy headmaster of St Olave’s Grammar School, London, for eight years.

Enjoys the independence that has come with academy status and likes being at a small school where he can get to know pupils and be 'at every production, every concert and every...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Subscribe now for instant access to data. Already subscribed? Login here.

Special Education Needs

At KES we have a Learning Support Coordinator, who is also a full-time member of staff. His role is to support any boy who has specific learning difficulties. The form this support takes will of course vary, but in essence it means that he creates individual education plans (IEPs) with the pupil, and monitors these where needed. He also liaises with any necessary outside support agency, and acts as a facilitator for meetings involving agencies, the parents and the school. There is also a Gifted and talented Coordinator, just appointed, who will be responsible for organising and monitoring activities to support our most able pupils. Although the school has very few pupils requiring specialist support, we would always be ready and willing to provide support where needed, and if at all possible.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Subscribe now for instant access to school catchment.

Catchment is based on actual school admissions September 2011 to August 2014. Data from the school year September 2014 to August 2015 is not yet available.

Already subscribed? Login here.


Available from our bookshop straight-talking, invaluable, must have books and subscriptions to UK schools, Good Schools Guide International and Uni in the USA... and Beyond >>

The Good Schools Guide subscriptionThe Good Schools Guide London NorthThe Good Schools Guid 20th Edition

 GSG Blog >    In the news >

Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Transgender policy now needed in every school


3rd editions of Good Schools Guide - London North and South now available, all entries fully revised with 2016 results. Buy now...