You are here: King Edward VI College > Blog > King Edward VI College

King Edward VI College

Introducing the new face and new future of King Edward VI College

King Edward VI College is delighted to announce a new brand identity that reflects a modern college, one that is fully inclusive and open to all, that is working hard to help transform the lives of those young people who study with us. To create a dynamic visual, the new logo marque ‘KE6’ pays homage

King Edward VI College celebrates success after a challenging year

King Edward VI College are saying a very heartfelt well done to all of our students. We are so proud of them and how well they have met the challenges of the past two years. They have shown great resilience, ability to adapt to change and have engaged so well with the alternative assessment arrangements

Work Experience Success

This year our students were fortunate to be able to access both face to face and virtual Work experience opportunities. Understandable the majority of these were virtual this year. However this allowed our students were able to experience opportunities that wouldn’t usually be accessible to them due to issues such as distance. We received funding

LinC Volunteering Celebration Event

On Wednesday 9th February the Volunteering Linc Staff and Students held this event to share their experiences and achievements in volunteering this year. Obviously with the challenges faced with the pandemic, we are extremely impressed by everyone’s determination and creativity in ensuring they continued to help others. In October, several students secured and started places

Acorn Lodge Fundraiser

A big well done to our Volunteering LinC group who have fundraised and collected items for hampers to gift to the Acorn Lodge Care Home in Nuneaton! ‘Due to COVID-19, we were unable to do the normal activities we would do in Volunteering. Therefore, this year we have to get together to collect items and

A Level Results Update

After the problems with the awarding of A Level grades over the last few days, the Government has now made a further announcement which confirms that the A Level grades students will receive will be the centre assessment grades (CAGs) that were submitted to the exam boards in June. We understand that your CAGs will

GCSE Results Update 17/08/2020

In order to provide clarity and equity, we have decided to accept the predicted grades (centre assessment grades) students receive should these be higher than the calculated grades. Our approach is designed to reassure you that the college is putting the interests of young people at the heart of our decision making. … As ever,

A Level Results 2020

KEC students have received their calculated grades for A-levels and vocational qualifications following a significantly challenging and uncertain few months. We are pleased that the majority of our students will progress to university, employment or apprenticeships. Four of our students will go to Durham University, a leading research-based institution, six to Birmingham and four to

Important information – Conditional Offers

We wanted to let all prospective students know that King Edward VI College will be honouring all conditional offers that we have made so far this year. We appreciate you are likely to be very anxious about the next few months following the cancellation of summer exams and wanted to provide you with a degree

Coronavirus – Guidance for Staff and Students

The college is closed until further notice in line with Government regulations. Contact helpline: 0800 046 8687 For further details, please use this NHS link. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Ex student Ethan Garvie was highly commended at the National Moving Image Awards

One of our ex students Ethan Garvie was highly commended at the National Moving Image Awards recently. The Moving Image Awards, designed in partnership with the British Film Institute, recognizes and rewards the UK’s most talented young film-makers. Every year, students undertaking WJEC qualifications in Film and Media are invited to submit their work for

We will remember them

Both Staff & students joined in the Library to observe the 2-minute silence on 11th November. The occasion was also marked by a display of coursework donated by the family of a former student Eric Taylor. The workbooks were written during the War years of 1939 – 1943 and we are extremely grateful to the

King Edward VI College students celebrate another year of success

The college remains the most popular provider of academic post 16 education in the local area and almost 500 students in Year 13 achieved an impressive set of results. 21 subjects achieved 100% pass rate with 50 students chalking up the leading Grades of A* at A level and over 100 students achieving Distinction* in

SFCA Governance Award

The college is very pleased to announce that Simon Wright, the former Chair of our Governing Body and current Vice-Chair of the Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust (BFMAT), collected the award for Governance at the Sixth Form Colleges Association’s (SFCA) recent summer conference. Simon’s chairmanship (2008-2017) started at a particularly challenging time as plans to rebuild

Visit to Parliament & Supreme Court

Students from King Edwards had another successful visit to Parliament and the Supreme Court in April to help enrich their studies of Politics.  After a tour around the Supreme Court, which is the highest court in the land, we then had a tour round Parliament.  We watched a debate take place in the House of

For parents thinking about September

As a college, who for decades have supported both parents and teens through their A-Levels and beyond, we know what a pivotal time this is.  The last five years of schooling have all built up to this moment, GCSEs. With revision and exams in full flow and nearing completion, it is ever evident that the

College Christmas Concert 2017

Students and A Level Music teacher Barrie Johnson performing in the College Christmas concert 2017 Performers: Singers – Megan Reed, Caitlin Bird & Oliver Tomkinson Flute – Shaan Bhachu Clarinet – Abigail Swain Violin – Mollie Hewish, Mads Hull & Poppy Hewish Flugel Horn – Beth Funnell & Olivia Giffney Piano – Oliver Allen Bass

Year 12 & 13 students visit Digital & Technology Careers Event

On Thursday 9th November 2017 a number of year 12 and 13 students form King Edwards VI College in Nuneaton, had the fantastic opportunity to visit a Digital & Technology Careers Event organised by Tata Consultancy Services in inner Birmingham. The day consisted of a series of workshops designed for students to openly engage in a number

Careers Speed Networking Event

On Wednesday 29th November seven students went over to Coventry for a Careers Speed Networking Event that the Careers and Enterprise Company, in conjunction with the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP Growth Hub and the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, held as part of the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival. This was a fantastic opportunity

Creative Arts Trip

On Friday 9th June a collective of Dance, Drama, Music Tech and Art students went on an inspiring trip to Walsall Art Gallery and Birmingham Museum. These first year arts students are participating in a collaborative, creative project. Their task is to create original artistic work inspired by a chosen stimulus from the venues visited.

Meet Ruby, the college therapy dog

Ruby is a 17 month old Cockapoo who belongs to Student Support Manager Shirley Axon. “I started to bring Ruby into college at the end of September 2016. She has been a fantastic asset in Student Support with her loving and happy nature. She has a calming influence on students when they are upset and

New York Trip

Art students took a trip to New York last term. The group of students stayed in the middle of Manhattan at the Hotel Pennsylvania and visited Empire State, the Statue of Liberty, the 911 Memorial and the Museum of Modern Art during their stay.

Amber Jesson’s Tribute to Charity

Art student Amber Jesson is paying tribute to her beloved nan as part of her course project – and raising money for charity in the process. Amber’s grandmother Claudine Diane, an artist herself, passed away in 2014 from lung cancer, at the age of 70. Now the 19-year-old has decided to use her art in

We use cookies to help improve your experience. See our privacy policy for details. OK More info

Why we use cookies How to manage cookies