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King Edward VI Academy

King Edward VI offers every child the opportunity to fulfil their academic, creative and sporting potential to ensure each and every child achieves academic success.

Sixth Form Offer

At King Edward VI Academy we pride ourselves in offering a range of A-Level, BTEC and IFS courses, our current programme is listed below.

AS Level / A Level

  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Fine Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Tourism


  • Level 3 Diploma in Sport
  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport
  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business
  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business


  • IFS Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS)
  • IFS Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (DipFS)

Continued Professional Development for Sixth Formers is also provided so that they can gain a certificate in:

  • Mentor Training
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Literacy Support

King Edward VI has wireless internet throughout the building to allow flexible use of IT both within lessons and in study periods.

Students also have the opportunity to apply for a bursary from Spilsby Grammar School Trust on an annual basis to assist with the cost of study.

Our uniform has also been chosen by our Sixth Formers and the blazer, tie, jumper and sportswear. In addition to student handbooks, academy rucksacks and personal secure lockers in house bases.

Entry Policy

All students are welcome at King Edward VI Academy.

Students sign a learning agreement and parents are sent a copy, as we expect our students to demonstrate a positive commitment to learning and conduct, acting as role models for the academy.

Students following Level 3 A Level /Applied courses must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at 9-4 including English and Maths.