King Edward VI College is proud to be part of Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust and supports the Trust’s vision of providing a range of excellent learning opportunities within the region, in a positive, friendly and tolerant culture that will equip them to fulfil their potential and meet their individual goals. In order to achieve this vision, Heart of Mercia is committed to sustaining high achieving sixth form colleges as the best environment for the personal, academic and career development for 16 to 19 year olds and adults. 

The Academy Trust

The College became an academy and joined the Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust in February 2021.   King Edward VI College, Stourbridge, Worcester Sixth Form College, and Hereford Sixth Form College are managed by this trust, the Heart of Mercia Trust.

  • Business name: Heart of Mercia MAT
  • Place of registration: UK
  • Registered number: 10499174, registered on 28/11/2016
  • Registered office: Hereford Sixth Form College, Folly Lane, Hereford. HR1 1LU

Heart of Mercia MAT website:

The Heart of Mercia MAT

The MAT governing structure and its aims and responsibilities are detailed in its Governance Procedures. Any relevant business and pecuniary interests of senior staff and of Trustees are declared annually. 

Master Funding Agreement

Articles of Association

Governance Procedures

Business and Pecuniary Interests

Annual Statement & Financial Accounts 2020-21

Schemes of Delegation

King Edward VI College Local Governing Body (LGB)

The College's Local Governing Body comprises of sixteen independent governors from a wide variety of professional, business and community organisation backgrounds including staff, student and parent governors. The Local Governing Body is collectively responsible for overseeing the College's strategic aims and values and ensure that its obligations to its stakeholders and others are met and understood.  We fulfil these responsibilities during regular visits to college, participation in college events, and through regular Local Governing Body and committee meetings. The minutes of many of these meetings can be accessed here.

Governor Attendance at LGB and Search & Governance committee meetings 2021-22

Structure of the Local Governing Body and the Search & Governance committee

Record of Local Governors 2021-22 (including business & pecuniary interests)

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