Examination results and sixth form enrolment

The Academy celebrates another year of success following the release of A-Level results. 80% of the students who applied to university have now secured a place to study a wide range of courses such as: 

  • Mathematics at the University of Birmingham
  • Civil Engineering with Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham
  • Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham
  • Mathematics and Biological Science at Leicester University
  • English Language and Literature at Aston University
  • Clinical Sciences/Medicine Foundation at the University of Bradford

We are very proud of our students’ achievements and wish them the very best with their future studies.

Collecting results and enrolment

  • GCE (for Y12 and Y13) statements of results will be available to students on Thursday 17th August from 08:00 am to 10:00 am.
  • GCSE statements of results will be available to students on Thursday 24th August from 08:30 am to 11:30 am.

Sixth Form enrolment will take place on:

  • Thursday 24th August from 09:00 am to 12:00 for all students who completed their Year 11 studies at KESH.
  • Friday 25th August from 10:00 am to 12:00 for all other students wishing to join our Sixth Form.

Click here here for more information on results days and enrolment.

Year 7 admissions

We are an Academy for students (boys and girls of all backgrounds) between the ages of 11 and 18. Parents/guardians will not have to pay fees to send their children to the Academy, nor will potential students have to pass an entrance exam. Free school meals will be provided to students entitled to receive them. Applications for Year 7, starting September 2017, should be made through Birmingham City Council School Admissions (see link below) or by using the Local Authority preference form. Details of open sessions are published in the Birmingham City Council secondary education information booklet given to parents by their primary schools in September.


Where there are more applications than there are places available at the Academy the following criteria will be used to determine which children will be allocated places: 

  • Looked after children (in public care).
  • Children who have a brother or sister already at the Academy and who will be in attendance in September 2017.
  • Children who live nearest the Academy.

Within each of these categories, priority will be given to those who live nearest the Academy, calculated on the basis of a straight-line measurement between home and the Academy. For admission into all other year groups please contact the Academy.

Birmingham City Council School Admissions service

Admissions to other years

Parents and carers should contact the Academy and ask for an in-year application form. This should be returned to the Academy. When a place becomes available the following criteria will be applied after the admission of students with special educational needs where KESH Academy is named on the statement.

  • Children in public care.
  • Admission of students whose siblings currently attend the Academy and who will continue to do so on the date of admission.
  • Admission of students on the basis of proximity to the Academy using a straight line measurement from the main entrance of the Academy to the child’s home address.

Admissions policy (PDF, 446 KB)

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Appeal against admission decision

If your application for a place at KESH Academy has been unsuccessful you may appeal against the decision. Please contact the Academy for an appeal request form. Completed appeal request forms must be returned to the Academy by Wednesday 29th March 2017. The appeals for students starting secondary school in September 2016 will be heard between 10th and 16th May 2017.


King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee. Company number 07002160. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Academy tel: 0121 464 4428.

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