Headteacher: Mr Simon Taylor
Chair of Board of Directors: Dr Roger Vaughan
We are a high school situated in the town of Morpeth in Northumberland. We serve both the town itself and the areas of Coquet and Wansbeck Valleys. We provide for over 1400 students from years 9-13 and have a thriving Sixth Form of around 500 students
We are one of the top ranking schools in the North East of England for academic achievement. With specialist Arts, Technology and Leading Edge status, we pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school built on traditional principles and high standards. Amongst our educational accolades we hold Arts Mark, International School, Healthy Schools and Investors in People Awards.
At The King Edward VI School every student really does matter, and our excellent range of curricular, extra-curricular and student voice opportunities ensure all our young people can flourish.
|The King Edward VI is an outstanding school. It provides an excellent learning environment where students feel safe and their individual needs are well catered for.|
|The personal development of students is outstanding and this is reflected by their excellent behaviour, high achievement and enthusiastic enjoyment of school life.|
|Students have very positive attitudes and their behaviour in and around school is excellent, making the school a very warm and welcoming place to visitors.|
|OfSTED, July 2008|
|...a warm, caring and helpful teaching staff...consistent high standards...teaching staff who build good relationships with students...|
|Year 9 Parents' Survey 2009|
|...a great place to learn...we are really well supported...|
|Year 10 Student|