Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is a selective state grammar school with academy status in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. Founded in 1527, it is one of the oldest schools in Britain.
We offer the “Vesey Experience”: Inspirational teaching and outstanding learning academic excellence, a spirit of enquiry and curiosity. Enrichment opportunities building leadership, independence and resilience. A warm, outward-looking community, celebrating diversity and supporting others. Founded in 1527, Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School has the mission to provide inspiration and excellence to able boys and girls from Birmingham and across the Midlands. We are one of the leading state schools nationally.We seek to build on the talents of our students so that they become scholars with a deep knowledge, understanding and life-long enthusiasm for our challenging academic curriculum, which includes the prestigious Mandarin Excellence Programme. At ‘A’ level, standards have been consistently high over the last 7 years with on average 82% of the grades being attained at A*-B and around 70% of students going to study at Russell Group universities. We have an excellent record of Oxbridge and Ivy League success with 33 offers to these world-class institutions in the last three years (2017-2019).