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An introduction from the Headteacher...
you for your interest in
King Edward VI School, Lichfield. I hope that our website provides you with a flavour of what the school does and
the things that we value. Our
prospectus together with our supplementary
'Information Booklet' contains a variety of information about the school.
students of King Edward VI School all deserve the very best that we can
provide. Whatever the interests or abilities of our students, we try to
provide opportunities. We are a school which takes pride in its
achievements and traditions. We recognise our place as an important part
of the community and environment. We emphasise the quality of learning,
teaching and student experiences.
of the main features of the school is that our students want to be
successful and are encouraged to achieve their best. We have high
expectations of what is possible. Parents certainly support our drive for
high standards and support children both with progress in school work and
in their extracurricular activities.
In 1995 King Edward VI School achieved the prestigious
"Investor in People" Award, an award which is only given to organisations which meet
demanding criteria in relation to the induction and on-going professional
development of all staff. In 1998 the school was successful in securing the
award for a second three-year term. In June 2002 the school was successful for
a third time in being recognised for a further three years as an Investor in
People, receiving a report which spoke highly of its procedure for the
professional development of all staff.
Edward VI School has
achieved recognition as a Health Promoting School and is currently working
to secure this award for a second time. We have also
achieved Level 1 of "Dyslexia Friendly School Status" and are currently
working towards Level 2.
inspected under the regulations of the Office for Standards in Education,
various comments were made about the main features of the school. King
Edward VI School was described as ‘a very
popular school at which pupils and students attain very high standards’.
It was also confirmed that ‘the
school has a good record of success in sporting, drama and musical
activities’. We were also pleased to see that other aspects of what
we know about the school were emphasised — ‘attendance
is excellent’ and ‘standards
of behaviour are excellent’.
are a school that continues to develop. We want to keep on raising our
standards of achievement. The traditions and past history of this school
are also valued.
hope that you want to join the community of our school and support the
same objectives that we value.