Further recognition for an outstanding KE student

We are delighted to announce that former student; Natasha Rai, has been awarded the OCR Cambridge University Bursary. OCR gives the bursary to students who are from the West Midlands and who have gained a place at Cambridge University. It can be used to support living costs, tuition fees or a combination of the two. Natasha is studying Archaeology at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. She gained an impressive 2 x A* and 1 x B and a further A* in her EPQ. Natasha formally studied at Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy. This is the second successive year that one of our students has gained this award. Pictured with Natasha at the presentation is curriculum leader Dave McKinnon-Bell. Dave was Natasha's classics teacher and was responsible for reco...

Jumping to success

We are so pleased to have two England International Volleyball players with us this year. David Hodson and Harrison Martin-Lawes, both with an impressive 6 caps each, have successfully jumped, slammed and blocked their way to the top to be selected to play for England in the NEVZA U17 Championships in Denmark this October. Both students formally studied at Redhill School and we wish them every success in the championships.

Top grades at top college!

Staff and students at King Edward VI College in Stourbridge are celebrating this year’s results, with over 900 students gaining excellent A-level grades. Maintaining its position as one of the very best sixth form colleges in the country, King Edward’s achieved an overall pass rates of 98.7%, which is well above the national average. There were 100% pass rates in 26 subjects, with over half of all A-level entries gaining one of the top A*, A or B grades, resulting in 91 students gaining 3 or more A/A* grades. The College achieved an A*-C pass rate of 76.6%. Outstanding individual performances included the following nineteen students, who all gained three or more A* grades: Katherine Bexley (The Chantry School) James Bolton (King Ed...

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