King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys most likely to get into top university

Students at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys are more likely to get into a top university than any other state school or college in Birmingham.

The latest figures from the Department for Education reveal that 374 Key Stage 5 students have completed their education at the school over the past three years, Birmingham Live reports.

Two in every three went on to study at a Russell Group university (66 percent) – generally considered to be the most prestigious in the UK.

Tutor view: Dr Sonia Nayyar, Edge Ahead Tuition, Birmingham

Tutor view – Richard Gray, Crystal Tuition

It puts the school in the top 15 schools in the country for getting students into these institutions – with a total of 248 of the former pupils from the last three years getting in.

Of that number, 35 went to Oxford or Cambridge.

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls had the second highest proportion of students in Birmingham that went on to study at a Russell Group university over the past three years (63 percent).

It was followed by Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School (63 percent), King Edward VI Five Ways School (55 percent) and King Edward VI Handsworth School (53 percent), Birmingham Live reports.

School name // Number going to RG unis // % going to RG unis

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys // 248 // 66%
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls // 276 // 63%
Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School // 326 // 63%
King Edward VI Five Ways School // 311 // 55%
King Edward VI Handsworth School // 199 // 53%
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls // 159 // 50%
King Edward VI Aston School // 160 // 47%
Handsworth Grammar School // 89 // 28%
Kings Norton Girls’ School // 58 // 23%
St Paul’s School for Girls // 42 // 22%

Source: Birmingham Live

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