Handsworth Grammar School

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King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School For Boys
Address
Grove Lane

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B21 9ET

Coordinates52°30′17″N 1°56′00″W / 52.5046°N 1.9334°W / 52.5046; -1.9334Coordinates: 52°30′17″N 1°56′00″W / 52.5046°N 1.9334°W / 52.5046; -1.9334
Information
TypeGrammar school voluntary aided school
Motto'Haec olim meminisse luvabit'
Established1862
FounderRev. James Merrick Guest M.A.
Local authorityBirmingham
SpecialistMaths & Computing
Department for Education URN103549 Tables
OfstedReports
Head teacherDr Simon Bird
GenderBoys (and girls in sixth form)
Age11 to 18
Enrolment936
Website

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys, formerly and commonly Handsworth Grammar School, is a voluntary aided grammar school that admits boys from the age of eleven and eighteen (as well as girls in the sixth form, since September 1997). The school was founded in 1862 and is located in Handsworth, Birmingham, England. it is situated just off the A41, near the junction with the A4040. King Edward Handsworth Grammar School is sometimes abbreviated as HGS. The headmaster is Dr Simon Bird.[1]

In September 2017, the school was admitted into the Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI, where it was renamed King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys.[2]

The school has five houses: Henry, William, Nelson, Galahad and Alfred[3]

Notable former pupils[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Headteacher - King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School". King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School. 2012-09-10. Retrieved 2018-11-08.
  2. ^ Whinyates, David (2017-09-21). "See latest addition to King Edward VI Foundation". birminghammail. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  3. ^ "House System - King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School". King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  4. ^ "Surrey Police Museum". Surrey Police. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014.

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