Public benefit statement
King Edward VI College, Stourbridge is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charity Act 2011. In return the College has a commitment to deliver a significant, measurable, public benefit to the local community. As the only sixth form college in the Black Country, King Edward VI College is a unique institution, characterised by its vibrant, inclusive and exciting community which serves the educational needs of over 2000 high aspiring 16 – 19 year olds from a variety of cultural and social backgrounds.
The College is committed to continually improving its already outstanding provision. Our aim is to provide a rigorous, stimulating and enriching educational experience to prepare our students for their next step in life. This commitment lies at the heart of our mission and values.
Our mission: to inspire our students to achieve personal and academic excellence
Our strategic priorities are framed within five key areas:
Strategic priority 1: our students
Engage, inspire and support students to achieve the highest levels of academic and personal potentials
Strategic priority 2: our staff
Nurture individual and collective excellence
Strategic priority 3: a broad curriculum
Inspire and challenge students through our specialised curriculum
Strategic priority 4: building financial resilience
Maintain our long-term financial viability by achieving maximum effectiveness and efficiency whilst remaining vigilant of our corporate risks
Strategic priority 5: our partnerships
Position the College as a prominent partner and leader in both the region and the sector
The College creates public value by:
The Board of Governors regularly scrutinise the effectiveness of the College in achieving its aims and in its contribution to public value. Evidence of the College’s quality and effectiveness can be accessed via:
The governors of the College will review and update this public value statement as part of its regular review of the College’s strategic plan.