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Summer Term 2024

Term Starts

09.04.24

Half Term

27.05.24 - 31.05.24

Term Ends

19.07.24

Rethinking education,
helping tomorrow’s citizens flourish.

Drawing upon our partnership with the University of Birmingham and their world-leading research and best-practice resources, focusing on learning without limits, and combining our own diverse experience in education, we’re setting an example of what’s truly possible for secondary school education – one that gives character development as much attention as academic success.

By continually innovating, welcoming challenges, and staying infinitely curious, we’ll see our school and our region recognised around the world for creating better schools, better citizens, and better communities.

Together, we’ll flourish.

Our Sixth Form

As students progress into the Sixth Form at the University of Birmingham School, we want to inspire and guide you in the development of your character.

Exploring the specific issues that confront everyone making the transition from late childhood to young adulthood, we provide opportunities to take greater personal responsibility and to continue to grow into authentic freedom.

Explore our Sixth Form

A School For Everyone

We’re proud to be a truly diverse and inclusive comprehensive school and sixth form. Our students are welcomed from all corners of Birmingham, which makes our student community truly reflective of our city.

By bringing students from different backgrounds together, we give our students the opportunity to learn earlier in life that the world is full of different people, cultures and attitudes, which helps to build great character and more rounded citizens.

I feel grateful to be here in such a wonderful school. I have good teachers that support me, and I’ve made a whole bunch of amazing friends.

Pupil at UoBS

Welcome from our Principal,
Colin Townsend.

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Our core purpose is to develop the character of our children – their personal qualities, or virtues – so they can go on and become happy, engaged, fulfilled citizens.

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What's On
Year 10 Parents’ Evening (at the School)
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Year 10 Parents’ Evening (at the School)

18/04/2024

16:30 - 19:30

UoB School

Further details have been emailed to parents/carers.

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Author Visit to School: Nathanael Lessore
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Author Visit to School: Nathanael Lessore

19/04/2024

09:00 - 11:00

UoB School

Pupils in Year 7 & Year 8 will speak to Nathanael about his new book ‘King of Nothing’ and the inspiration behind it.

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A level Language Speaking Examinations
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A level Language Speaking Examinations

25/04/2024

UoB School

For 7 students. To take place during the School day.

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Year 8 Parents’ Evening (online)
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Year 8 Parents’ Evening (online)

30/04/2024

16:30 - 19:30

Online

Further details will be emailed to parents/carers.

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News
Touch Union Rugby National Champions 2024!
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Touch Union Rugby National Champions 2024!

17/05/2024

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The Year 12 and 13 UoB School Touch Rugby Union Squad progressed through to the National Finals at Worcester Warriors after winning the regional tournament in Hereford in April. Up against 12 teams from across the country, our Sixth Form students stormed through the pool stages after a couple of close fought games to begin […]

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Student Stands as Candidate for Youth Parliament
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Student Stands as Candidate for Youth Parliament

26/03/2024

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I received the opportunity to stand as a candidate for member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) with the Birmingham Youth City Board – a group dedicated to empowering young people in Birmingham. Many regions have similar youth boards and hold elections for the UK Youth Parliament. These elections provide young people with the chance to […]

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A fascinating insight into the heart of the UK’s political system
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A fascinating insight into the heart of the UK’s political system

23/02/2024

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The annual visit to the Houses of Parliament is an incredibly enriching experience for our Year 12 A level Politics students. It provides a unique opportunity for students to gain practical insights into the political world beyond what textbooks can offer. Exploring Westminster Hall and the Supreme Court gave them a first-hand look at the […]

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Year 13 Aspire Group
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Year 13 Aspire Group

15/02/2024

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The Aspire Group is a Sixth Form initiative to support Year 13 students who are aiming to apply for competitive universities or have the academic prowess to apply. It aims to provide a platform for students to further nurture and enhance their academic knowledge, critical thinking, and communication skills. The sessions so far have focussed […]

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