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There are many reasons why parents choose King Edward's time and time again but the ten points above are the reasons most often cited by parents when we asked. First and foremost parents like our balanced approach to education rather than an obsession with specifications.  


Our students are encouraged to be successful in all areas of life as well as the academic.  This is why we don't favour early entry and don't try and ram additional qualifications into our timetable. We believe that by doing this we are helping to develop real life skills of leadership and teamworking rather than completing another qualification. Time and again, it is the combination of excellent academic results balanced with broad enrichment opportunities in a safe family atmosphere that parents cite as the single key reason for choosing King Edward's.


We have gained a number of different accolades and achievements that are shown below.  These include:


  i) being rated Outstanding by OFSTED in every one of their categories


 ii) being highest out of Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire 83 secondary schools and FE Colleges for University success rates


iii) being one of the UK's top 200 Schools and a High Performing Specialist School in Science and Mathematics


iv) our International Schools Award and Gold Award for Equality and Diversity underpin our encoragement for a wider view of the world

Why King Edward's?

8. Outward looking Emphasis on Internationalism

2. One of the UK's Top 200 state schools

4. A track Record of University success

6. Broad Enrichment Opportunities

1. Holistic and Balanced Approach to Education

9. Diverse Grammar School Community

5. Professional Standards in Music & Drama

7. Combined Cadet Force and Duke of Edinburgh

3. Rated Outstanding by OFSTED

10. A Safe, Friendly, Family Community

School Awards and Achievements

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An Excellent Approach to the Development of Children

Behaviour is Exemplary

Teaching is Outstanding