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Arrangements for the end of the Summer term.

Students must be in full school uniform. Students will be dismissed at 12.30 pm.


Collection of GCSE/GCE exam results.

The arrangements for the collection of exam results are as follows:

AS/A Level & BTEC L3 results (for Y12 and Y13) will be available to students on Thursday 15th August from 08:00 am to 10:00 am.

GCSE & BTEC L2 results will be available to students on Thursday 22nd August from 08:30 am to 10:30 am.

Students need to collect their own results and in person. No results will be given over the telephone or to a friend. However, results can be issued to an adult who has a signed consent form; the form is at the end of this letter, must be fully completed and must be signed by both the student and his/her parent/carer. The nominated adult must produce their own photographic ID before results will be released to them.

To arrange collection at a different date/time or to request your results to be sent to your school email , please contact the Academy at examsinfo@keshacademy.com.

Click here to view the letter.

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A new National Framework for Penalty Notices will be introduced.

The new regulations will come into effect from the 19th of August 2024. The aim is to improve consistency in the use of penalty notices across England. Please see the letter below from Birmingham City Council as well the FAQ.

Improving Gender Balance in Computing

Delighted to be awarded the certificate for Improving Gender Balance in Computer Science. We showed our inclusivity by uploading action plans, evidence and documentation to achieve this certificate for the Academy.

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Year 6 open evening

Our Year 6 open evening will take place on Tuesday 10th September 2024 from 4 pm - 6.30 pm. Attendance is by pre-booked appointment only. Parents should call 0121 647 2471 or email openevening@keshacademy.com to book themselves onto a session.

Session 1 @ 4pm.
Session 2 @ 5.15 pm.

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Attendance award

Proud to have been awarded the National School Attendance Award from the Fisher Family Trust. FFT collects daily attendance data from over 10,000 schools. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of pupils, parents, carers, and staff in achieving this award.

KESH achieves Equality Award!

We are delighted to announce that King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy has achieved a Gold Equalities Award! The Gold Award process enabled us to showcase our commitment to Equality across all areas of the school. It is fantastic to have this work recognised with this prestigious award.

Having a Gold Award demonstrates that our commitment to equality is well embedded throughout our setting at all levels. Whilst now is a time to celebrate this achievement, rest assured we are also looking ahead, and remain committed to this important work.

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SIMS Parent App

SIMS Parent App allows parents to update contact details and see their child's progress report.

Instructions on how to register

Upcoming Events

  • Academy closes for Summer19 July
  • Open day10 Sep
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Fresh @ KESH - Spring 2024

Welcome to the newest edition of the Student Newsletter, which students have helped to put together. It is great to see all the wonderful things going on at the Academy. Sign up for the newsletter and receive it in your Inbox as soon as it lands!

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Building Extension and Refurbishment


We are very glad to say the building work has been completed and the new dining area looks fantastic!

Solar panels have been fitted to the roof structure in order to reduce the Academy's carbon footprint. Roof lights to allow both natural light and natural ventilation into the space have been installed.

At King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy, we are committed to our set of core values. Students were asked to define these core values; Compassion, Aspiration, Respect and Equality. This is what they said.

OUR CORE VALUES

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Compassion

Compassion means understanding the feelings of others and being kind and caring. It is having the ability to show empathy, concern and, most of all, love. By being compassionate, not only are you helping others but, in a way, you are also helping yourself.
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Aspiration

Your aspirations are your dreams for the future and what you want to achieve. Aspiration means aiming for the best in life and trying to reach the goal you want. If you aspire to achieve something, you go for it and push through the difficult moments.
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Respect

Respect is a mutual thing, and it always should be. If you want respect, you show respect too. Respect means considering the feelings, wishes or rights of others. Respect yourself and others by treating them the way that you want to be treated.
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Equality

Everyone is equal and you should treat each person the same as everybody else. Equality is about ensuring individuals are treated fairly and equally, no matter their race, gender, age, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Our whole school Public Sector Equality Duty statement outlines our objectives:

  • To increase the accurate reporting of prejudice-related incidents by staff.
  • To increase student understanding between ethnic groups and religious groups, to decrease the use of racist language.
  • To increase student understanding of the use and impact of language, to decrease the number of prejudice related incidents.

The Trust

King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered number 10654935. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Tel: 0121 472 1147. https://kingedwardvifoundation.co.uk

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