KES has a long tradition of attracting pupils from a very wide geographical area and it is fortunate in the range of public transport, train and bus, that makes the School accessible. So, boys are able to commute easily from Lichfield, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Bromsgrove, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield.

The School is situated near many bus routes (the 61 and 63 bus services run frequently from the city centre and Northfield along the Bristol Road) and it is within easy walking distance of the University railway station. Two buses stop at the school itself – the  National Express* 1S bus to and from Solihull and the Endeavour bus to and from Walsall. 

The timetable for the Solihull bus service is on the National Express website (select 1S for the timetable). 

The Endeavour bus timetable to Walsall is as follows: 

Stop Number Stop Location  Time 
1 Mellish Road / Leigh Road 07:15
2 Walsall Town Hall 07:25
3 Blue Coat CofE Springhill Road 07:30
4 Metro Inns Birmingham Road 07:35
5 The Bell Birmingham Road 07:40
6 Poundland Scott Arms  07:50 
7 Birchfield Road Masjid  08:05 
8 KES / KEHS  08.30 

The bus will leave school at 4.15pm (Monday – Thursday) and 3.30pm (Friday). 

For the Endeavour booklet, click here. 

*Please note that this is run as a commercial bus route by National Express and is not a dedicated school bus. Pupils will need to purchase the standard National Express Young Person Travel Card to use this service.

Journey planning

To find the best combination of bus and train travel from home to school use the journey planner on:

For general bus and train information contact the Traveline Hotline on: 0871 200 2233.

Tickets and travelcards

To find out about tickets and travelcards for travel on public transport visit: (TWM buses only) (All buses and trains)


A number of boys cycle to school and bikes can be locked safely at school in bike racks. It is vital that all who ride bikes wear a helmet and that bikes have good lights front and back in the winter months. We would also recommend the use of a high-visibility jacket.

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