King Edward's School
Inspiring boldness in the
pursuit of discovery
An academic powerhouse with a spirit of adventure
King Edward’s School, Birmingham, has been at the heart of the UK’s second city for nearly 500 years, offering exceptional education to the cleverest boys from the region.
It is renowned for its distinctive and holistic approach to the academic, co-curricular and pastoral aspects of school life, underpinned by its enduring commitment to accessibility and diversity.
KES was named The Sunday Times West Midland Independent School of the Decade.
We are thrilled to announce that King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High Schools for Girls have been jointly shortlisted in the ‘Performing Arts’ category of the Independent School of the Year Awards.
“The quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent.”
“Pupils have exceptional skills in all areas of learning.”
“By the time they leave the school, pupils have gained a strong awareness of their individual strengths, an understated confidence and an inspiring humility.”
“The school stands out for academic breadth, enrichment and breeding a culture of intellectual curiosity”
“The boys need no persuading to spend breaks and lunchtimes enhancing their learning, and they are highly aspirational”
King Edward’s School continues to be named one of the UK’s top 100 senior schools for cricket by The Cricketer magazine.
King Edward’s School has been ranked in the top 30 schools for sport in England.
We are thrilled to announce that our School for Thought programme has been shortlisted in the Outstanding New Initiative category at the Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2023.
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