Statutory Information

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.

1. School Contact Details:


King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls,
Rose Hill Road,
B21 9AR
Telephone – 0121 554 2342
Headteacher: Mrs Amy Whittall

Chair of the governing body:
Mr David Wheeldon
c/o The Schools of King Edward the Sixth in Birmingham
Foundation Office
Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2UD

SEN co-ordinator
R Miras-Pye

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Miss J Glendenning – Assistant Head
Deputy DSL:
Miss C Berry – Deputy Head
Mr N Heppel – Assistant Head

2. Admissions Arrangements:

3. Exclusions policy

Click here to view the exclusion policy

4. Ofsted Reports

School Ofsted Reports can be located on the school website: us/ofsted/

5. Exam and assessment Results

Key Stage 4 results: 2017

Progress 8 Score 0.64
Attainment 8 score 74.2
Percentage of pupils achieving  grade 5 or above in Maths and English 99%
Percentage of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate 91%
Percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate at grade 5/C or above 89%
Percentage of pupils staying in education or employment after key stage 4 100%

Key Stage 5 (16-19) results: 2017

Progress in English and Maths None entered in Key Stage 5
Progress compared to students across England A Levels: -0.27   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) 99.3% (2016 data)
Student destination (percentage who continue into education, employment or training ) 90%  (2015 cohort – latest figures from DfE)

6. Performance tables

The latest School performance tables can be found here.

7. Curriculum

  1. Information about the content of the curriculum content for each subject and any other additional information can be accessed via the school website at:
  2. The subjects offered and timetable allocation (number of one hour periods per Fortnight) are listed below:

At GCSE the following courses are offered:


  • Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, ICT, Mathematics, Physics and a Modern Foreign Language (French or German) and a Humanity (Geography, History or Religious Studies).

Options (Two subjects are chosen from the following):

  • Art, Drama, French, Geography, German, History, Music, Religious Studies and Technology (Food or Textiles).
    A number of students also sit GCSE PE, which is studied in their Games lessons.

In Year 12 (at AS) and Year 13 (A2) the following subjects are offered:

  • Art, Biology, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, English Literature, French, Geography, German, History, Mathematics and Further Mathematics, Music, Physics, 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.

8. Behaviour Policy

Click here to view the Behaviour policy

Click here to view the Anti-bullying policy

9. Pupil Premium

Click here to view details of the impact of Pupil Premium funding.

12. Special Educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Click here to view the Disability discrimination policy and Accessibility plan for disabled pupils

Click here to view the Asthma Policy

Click here to view the Appendix 2 Asthma Policy

Click here to view the Medical Needs Policy

Click here to view the SEN Information Report

Click here to view the SEN Policy

13. Equality objectives

Click here to view the Equal Opportunities policy

14. Complaints policy

Click here to view the complaints policy

15. Annual reports and accounts

Click here to view the annual accounts

16. Governors information and duties

17. Charging and remission policies

Click here to view the latest charging and remission policy

18. Values and ethos

Click here to read our vision for King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls


Additional documents:

Prize Policy 2017

RE and Collective Worship Policy Statement

Safeguarding Policy

Attendance Policy

The Academy Funding Agreement 27-11-13

Handsworth Deed of Variation to Funding Agreement 25.10.13

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