Face masks and return to school

Due to changes in the guidance, all students (unless they are exempt) will be required to wear face masks in classrooms and communal areas. Can parents please ensure that you send your child to the Academy with a suitable face mask.

Year 11 online parents evening

On Tuesday 25th January we will be hosting our online year 11 parents evening. To take part and book meetings with your child’s teachers you will need to log on to https://keshacademy.schoolcloud.co.uk and create an account – if you did this last year your account should still be active. There is a help sheet attached that will guide you through the process. If you have any difficulties getting set up please contact Miss Lanham or Mr Blair at the Academy.

Extra curricular activities
Extra curricular activities have had great turnouts so far. Come and join us!
Year 6 into 7
Welcome to all our new Year 7 students.
Parent Pay
Click here for information on Parent Pay including paying for dinner, trips and uniform

Second dose

Please find attached a letter from the NHS COVID-19 Children’s Vaccination Team, there is a link you can access should you wish your child to have their 1st vaccination and information regarding 2nd dose in Academy for those that have previously been vaccinated. Please be aware that further consent will need to be obtained for second dose and this will be sent in due course.


King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is consulting on its admission arrangements for the 2023/24 academic year. The proposed arrangements can be viewed below by opening the attachment. Should you wish to comment on the proposals please visit Birmingham BeHeard – the closing date for submitting comments is 3 January 2022.

Summer 2022 Exam contingency plans – letter to students

Please visit this link for information on Summer 2022 Exam contingency plans.

Our Core Values

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. Click on the video to make it full screen. Alternatively, download the poster below.

Poster (PDF, 205 KB)

Click on the video above for fullscreen.

Keeping safe and well

Students - we can support you if you are feeling anxious, worried or just want to talk.

More Information

King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is committed to developing responsible, aspirational, independent, happy and well-rounded young people with the self-belief to reach their goals.

Our work is underpinned by our core values and driven by our unequivocal belief in equality and tolerance. This is secured through inspirational and enthusiastic teaching, the provision of a broad, challenging curriculum and excellent support and care. We want to ensure our young people fulfil and exceed their potential, are proud of who they are, are committed to lifelong learning and leave well-equipped to navigate their way through the challenges of the 21st Century positively contributing to society both economically and socially.

Sixth Form Results Update - Summer 2021

KESH Academy Sixth Form is pleased to report some outstanding achievements by its students in their GCE and other level 3 qualifications this summer.

This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process of teacher assessed grades (TAGs), against a national standard and were approved and awarded by the exam boards. The government is not publishing performance data for any schools or colleges this year due to the varying impact of the pandemic.

We are immensely proud of our students, who secured grades A*-B in 72% of the A-Levels studied, especially after such a difficult and disrupted year. 75% of our students have already secured a place in their first-choice university, and we expect this figure to exceed 90% by the end of the week. Over a third of our students secured a place in a Russell Group university. Students have been successful with their applications to study some very aspirational courses, including medicine, engineering, law and health related studies.

Our teachers have worked hard to ensure students are able to progress onto further education and study and we look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the future.

  • Medicine at the University of Birmingham (two students in total)
  • Chemistry at the University of Birmingham
  • Business and Management at the University of Birmingham
  • Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham
  • Pharmacy at the University of Birmingham
  • English and History at the University of Warwick

There are still places available in our Sixth Form for September 2021 – for more information click here.


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.

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