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Visit Us

Come and visit us 

Throughout the year, we invite families to come and experience our school, to help you decide if King Edward VI School is right for your child. Below you will find details of our Taster Morning and Open Evening events. We also provide individual tours of our school with a senior member of staff. These are bookable throughout the year, please contact the Admissions Team to book. 

Taster Mornings

Our Taster Morning events are a fantastic way for parents and children to experience our school. During the event families will have the chance to meet the Head, explore the school and grounds, learn more about King Edward's and join us for lunch. 

The events are bookable by emailing the Admissions TeamPlease note, these events are popular and get booked extremely fast. 

Open Evening - Book Now

Our annual Open Evening, which takes place in October, provides the perfect, and informal, chance for families to experience life at King Edward’s. During the event, we use the entire school site, allowing families to see all of our impressive facilities, as well as subject areas and classrooms. Visitors will be given a map of the school upon entry, and have the option to be guided around the school by one of our students, who can share their personal experience of settling into life at KES. Students will show you our brand new (opened September 2022) Sixth Form Concourse and Gym, as well as our Wellbeing Centre, sports facilities and the Library.

All staff at King Edward’s will be on-hand throughout the evening, providing families with the opportunity to ask about the curriculum, pastoral support, learning needs, applications, funding, finance and more. Mr Parker will also be providing a couple of talks from the Dobson Theatre; which families are able to book. The Senior Leadership Team, Heads of Departments and Heads of Year will also be on hand throughout the evening.

The 2022 Open Evening will take place on Friday 7th October from 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm. To secure your tickets to this event, click here

Individual Tours

Individual Tours are bookable throughout the year, and are with a senior member of staff. These tours are available for families to take during the school day, providing a real insight into what your child can expect day-to-day. There will be opportunities to drop into lessons, tour the school and ask questions to the member of staff. 

To enquire about a tour, email our Admissions Team