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Welcome to King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy

Making the right choice of course at Sixth Form level is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy has a successful, aspirational Sixth Form that focuses on the individual.

We continue to offer a wide range of courses from academic A-Levels through to vocational BTEC provision. In addition we offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities and additional support. We pride ourselves on caring for the individual and work to provide high quality support for them. Our new, state of the art Sixth Form facilities provide a fantastic resource for our students.

Standards of attainment and outcomes for students are very good. Many of our students leave to study at university and all secure appropriate employment or training.

We believe King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Sixth Form is a good place to be. Our aim is to continue improving and to strive for excellence.

If you have any questions please contact the Academy.


About us

Welcome to King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy where you’ll discover a great learning environment in which students aged from 11 to 18 are encouraged to reach their full potential. We invite you to be part of it.

  • We believe that all children can achieve.
  • We provide a stimulating learning environment where we raise students’ aspirations.
  • We ensure equality of opportunity for all.
  • We pride ourselves on being approachable – working with parents, students, staff and the community in a spirit of cooperation and support.
  • We belong to King Edward VI Foundation – which provides a proud history dating back to 1552 and a national reputation for academic excellence.
  • We have high expectations of personal conduct and responsibility.
  • We have an absolute commitment to high standards for all.
Above all, we believe in the best – for our students, their families, our Academy and the wider community.

Facilities available

Brand new, state of the Art facilities are available solely for the use of Sixth Form students:

  • A sixth form study area
  • A sixth form social area
  • Bespoke sixth form classrooms
  • Excellent IT facilities, including wireless access for students who wish to sign up to our "bring your own device scheme"

Additional support

We are passionate about encouraging students to consider University studies after Sixth Form. We are keen for students to explore opportunities and make informed choices. This year we have hosted our second University Fair where representatives of 22 Universities were able to talk to our students about their offer and provide seminars on routes into nursing, engineering, teaching, etc.

Learner success

Over 70% of our students continue with their studies at a higher educations institution. An increasing number of students go to Russell group universities, such as the London School of Economics and the University of Birmingham to study courses such as Mathematics with Economics, Medicine, social Policy, History to name a few. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016
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