The School, known to have been in existence from 1295 and re-founded by a Charter of King Edward VI, has a reputation for high academic standards and an outstanding co-curricular programme. The poet and playwright William Shakespeare attended the School in the 1570s, leading to our being widely known as Shakespeare's School.
The Grammar School of King Edward VI at Stratford-upon-Avon (commonly referred to as King Edward VI School or shortened to K.E.S.) is a grammar school and academy in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, traditionally for boys only. However, since September 2013 the school has admitted girls into the Sixth Form. 
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King Edward VI School is the trading name of The Grammar School of King Edward VI at Stratford-upon-Avon, a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales under company number 7696173 whose registered office is King Edward VI School, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HB. Registered Charity No. 528769
King Edward VI School – History and Alumni is a full and detailed history of the School. It was published on Shakespeare’s birthday, April 23 2008. The book tells of the development of King Edward VI Grammar School through the centuries – the buildings, the masters and the boys.