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Continued success at Warwickshire’s only Sixth Form College

King Edward VI College in Nuneaton has had another successful year following the publication of A-level and vocational results today.  This year has seen the first set of fully linear results following the biggest change to A-levels in twenty years making them even more rigorous…

Dying Matters Awareness Week

On Thursday 17th May, 6 months of hard work by our students culminated in a fantastic Art Exhibition and Drama Performance. This displayed work produced by our Art Foundation students and Patients of Mary Ann Evans hospice, the drama Afterthoughts was written by first year…

British Biology Olympiad 2018

Biology students have taken part in the Biology Olympiad 2018 and have done very well. The BBO challenges and stimulates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. It enables students to demonstrate their knowledge and to be suitably rewarded with…

Celebrating Inclusivity & Diversity

We celebrated inclusivity and diversity on Tuesday 1st May with Pride Unite, a student led event in College. Students and staff were able to make a commitment to support each other by making a pledge and thinking about all that unites them in College. Information…

Innovative approach to Dying Matters

Students from King Edward VI College are holding an art exhibition and performing a play on Thursday 17 May to raise awareness about the Dying Matters campaign. It is an innovative approach to a difficult subject and has involved creating publicity materials and posters, working…

A Level Law Students visit to London

On Tuesday 17 April Politics and Law students from KEGS went to London as part of their studies to see the Supreme Court and Parliament. We visited the Supreme Court which is the highest court in the land and saw two cases, one on immigration…

A Level Art & Photography students visit New York

  The fourth King Edward College trip to New York in recent years, this one comprised of First Year and Second Year Art & Photography students and Third Year Art Foundation Students. The primary purpose of the visit was to gather resources for Art and…

The N.I.C.E Fayre before Christmas

The week before the Christmas holidays students from King Edward VI College took part in the N.I.C.E Fayre before Christmas. This was an opportunity for students to network, be inspired, get creative and develop their employability skills, with more than 50 different employers, academics from…

Launch of Café 74

We have re launched our canteen, it has a new modern high street look and a new name  – Café 74! We have a range of hot/cold food on offer including our new Deli counter which includes ‘build your own salad’, freshly made baguettes, wraps and toasties all of…

ThinkHigher Coventry and Warwickshire

Twelve students from King Edward VI have recently become ambassadors for ThinkHigher Coventry and Warwickshire. Pictured left to right are ambassadors Charlene, Ellis, Becky, Rachael, Lauren, Zach and Raising Aspirations Co-ordinator, Claire Muttock. Malika, Aisha, Aleksandra and Emilia are also ambassadors. “I am thrilled that…

XMaS Scientist Experience 2017

Students Laura and Charlotte entered the competition Xmas Scientist Experience 2017. The competition was launched to encourage young women to consider Science careers. Students were asked to write a two page essay on “What is the legacy of Kathleen Lonsdale both in terms of her scientific…

Students receive award for the Nuffield Research Placement

Charlotte, Joshua and Laura all completed the Nuffield Research Placement over the summer holidays. Charlotte Jackson My Nuffield project was to use code to create a catalogue of all the known cases of oscillations in loops of plasma- known as coronal loops- in the solar…

Forensic Science lecture at Coventry University

Students attended Coventry University and had a lecture on what is forensic science and how it can support crime investigation.  They then went through some basic crime scene information around potential scene security, exhibits and what could be recovered forensically from them and how they would be packaged. …

A vibrant workshop on improv comedy

On Monday 2nd October, a group of drama students participated in a vibrant workshop on improv comedy, led by local arts group, Fat Penguin Improv. This high energy workshop helped students explore the complexity of improvisation, and the art of being funny, or attempting to…

Reformed A levels a success for Sixth Form College

King Edward VI College in Nuneaton has achieved a 100% pass rate in the new linear A level subjects this year. This year shows the first set or results for the new linear A level system introduced in 2015 and, despite a national drop in…

Reading Ahead 2016/17

Started in October 2016 completed April 2017 Many young people struggle to read. England is the only country where 16-24 year-olds have lower literacy skills than 55-65 year-olds, out of 24 OECD countries. However, research shows that when we inspire young people to read for…

XMaS Scientist Experience

Two of our students, Charlotte Jackson and Laura Burn, have won a trip to Grenoble in July after entering the XMaS Scientist Experience 2017. Both students wrote an essay about the legacy of Kathleen Lonsdale, a British scientist who attained several first for female, British scientists…

AoC Sport National Championships 2017

Jack Cooper has qualified to represent King Edward VI College and the region at the AoC Sport National Championships 2017, which take place next month. The squash athlete fought off stiff competition from colleges across the West Midlands to win gold, which qualifies him for…

King Edward VI College Student Wins Aberystwyth University Award

A student from King Edward VI College in Nuneaton has been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition. This year, the University awarded 65 Scholarships and a number of Merit Awards to students applying to study at Aberystwyth in September 2017. Sally Joelle Cowling received…

College Students Look Through ‘Windows into Work’

Students at King Edward VI Sixth Form College in Nuneaton were given the chance to take a closer look at a range of professions at a ‘Windows into Work’ event hosted by independent careers service provider In2Ambition. Representatives from Midland Group Training Services and 3AAA…

Spotlight Awards 2017

This is an event designed to celebrate the academic and personal achievements of our students. Not only will we recognise educational achievements within specific subject areas, we also believe that it is important to celebrate the journey and progress our students have made in their…

Nuneaton Sixth Form College goes from Strength to Strength

King Edward VI College in Nuneaton has cause to celebrate again this year with another fantastic set of results. The college was proud to announce the pass rate for A level this year was 99% with almost half the students achieving an A*- B grade…

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