Hamstead Hall has 1100 students aged 11-18 and its student body reflects the religious and cultural diversity of Birmingham. It is a very successful comprehensive school with a large proportion of Year 11 students achieving A*-C grades at GCSE level, and most 6th form students going on to gain university places.
The school’s mission statement is "Success for all through hard work and harmony”.
Ken Morris is the Executive Principal at Hamstead Hall Academy and nearby Grestone Primary School. He was given an award, the OBE (Order of the British Empire), for Services to Education and Community Cohesion in Birmingham, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2014. Hamstead Hall was the first school in England to be awarded a gold award for cultural diversity and community cohesion and was given the diamond award in 2011.
Hamstead Hall Academy has an excellent track record of innovative use of ICT including hand-held technology and the school has invested in a range of technology to support teaching and learning. It is the lead school in the Titan Partnership Apple Regional Training Centre, providing training for staff from a range of Titan member organisations, which include schools, colleges and universities.
Birmingham B20 1HL
Tel: 00 44 121 386 7510