To be eligible for a place at a grammar school in Birmingham, applicants must sit the optional entrance test and achieve the qualifying score or above.  You can register your child for the optional entrance test during the registration period when they are in Year 5 and they will sit the test when they are in Year 6.  Children taught outside of their usual cohort should contact the Admissions Office.  
 
Each of the schools give some priority to children in receipt of Pupil Premium.  From 2020 entry the King Edward VI Grammar Schools will introduce catchment areas.  To view the admissions policies and how each of the schools offer places please visit the individual schools websites. 
  

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School for Boys
King Edward VI Aston School
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
King Edward VI Five Ways School
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls
King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

PRIORITY and QUALIFYING SCORES

From 2020 entry all of the grammar schools in Birmingham will set a qualifying score.  Any child who does not achieve this score or above will not be considered for a place.
 
The King Edward VI Grammar Schools also have a priority score – for full details please visit the schools individual websites.

Qualifying scores for each school are below:

2020

Entry

Qualifying

Score

Priority

Score

Published

Admission

Number   

   2020

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School         205     N/A        192  
King Edward VI Aston School         205     222                140  
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys         205     222                150
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls         205     222             150  
King Edward VI Five Ways School         205     222        180  
King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys         205     222        150  
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls         205     222        192  
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls         205     N/A        180