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King Edward VI Handsworth School

Here you can read about the school's admission process, exam formats, follow a link to school website and view suggested 11+ Practice Books.

About the School

The website for King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls will give you an insight and a flavour of the school.

At Handsworth, they are committed to the nurture and development of all those who learn there and seek to inspire all to be their best. King Edward VI Handsworth School embraces the transformative power of education and value a love of learning and intellectual curiosity. They support all within the school to find, develop and enjoy their interests and passions. King Edward VI Handsworth School offers vibrant extracurricular opportunities and participation is both valued and celebrated. It is a happy and caring school which values and takes pride in diversity and celebrates individuality.

King Edward VI Handsworth School offers a broad curriculum where academic rigour is enjoyed. Staff are committed to excellent teaching and learning in an environment where students relish the opportunities they are given to master the subjects they are studying, are willing to take risks and enjoy the intellectual challenges this brings.

This is a school which is proud of its history and tradition whilst simultaneously developing staff and students who are forward thinking, outward facing and willing to rise to a challenge.

King Edward VI Handsworth School develops staff and students who have the desire and courage, combined with the emotional, intellectual and practical capacities to change the world in ways that might be great or small but are always for the better. Their ideals are firmly grounded in honesty and integrity.

The school purpose is developing students with empathy, understanding and appreciation for other views and opinions. Staff support the girls to develop friendships which will last long beyond their time there and empower them to grow into independent, strong women who are equipped with the flexibility and moral courage to deal with the challenges of the modern world.

The website can only give a flavour of the school and King Edward VI Handsworth School encourages anyone who is considering applying for a place for their daughter to go and visit.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

CEM 11+ Verbal Reasoning (English-based), CEM 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning, CEM 11+ Numerical Reasoning (Maths) for Birmingham.

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

King Edward VI Handsworth School

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to King Edward VI Handsworth School so that they can help their child prepare  for the 11 plus test.

Practice in all aspects of 11+ Verbal Reasoning and 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning is essential. Developing 11+ English and 11+ maths skills will give your child an advantage when sitting the actual 11+ exam.

Our 11+ Exam Book Shop will offer lots of suitable practice material.

West Midlands


School Type:-

Girls’ Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

Sometimes as many as 5+ applications for each Y7 place.

Exam Format

CEM version 11+


King Edward VI Handsworth School, Rose Hill Road, Birmingham B21 9AR

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