Chris Staley to join BKHS as new Principal

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Chris Staley as Principal of Bablake and King Henry VIII School. Following an extensive search process throughout the summer, Chris demonstrated the empathy, strategic vision, creative and…

Whole Senior School Photo

We finally managed to have our full senior school photo, only one year late! We were so lucky with the weather and everyone looked so smart. One photo was taken with masks on, as a snapshot in time, and then we also had one without masks.…

GCSE Results Day 2021

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For the fifth consecutive year GCSE results have risen at both Bablake and King Henry VIII schools. This year, over 57% of the cohort have earned grades 8/9 and more than 75% of grades awarded were 7 or above – an amazing achievement. The…

A level results 2021

Today we issued A level results to our students based on ‘Teacher Assessed Grades’. Students have done incredibly well and the vast majority are now moving on to excellent university courses or higher level apprenticeships. The outstanding…

Professional Wasps Rugby deal

Alfie’s High as a kite as he signs his first Professional Wasps Rugby deal Alfie joins the Wasps senior squad in the summer having joined King Henry VIII School in the sixth form. A robust and aggressive 2nd row, his talent was spotted…

BKHS ‘bowled over’ by the MCC

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Bablake & King Henry VIII School ‘bowled over’ by the MCC Wednesday 23 June saw the first official BKHS sports team of 2021. The fixture has been played for many years across both school sites, where a joint team has competed against…

Lauren 1st Degree Black Belt

Lauren in Year 8 now holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwando. It’s not called a 1st Degree for nothing – the minimum time period of training to achieve this is three and half years, and children who start training at a young age often…

Worcester Warriors Dream

Worcester Warriors dream starts for Tom as his Professional Rugby journey begins. It has always been Tom's dream to become a professional rugby player since a very early age. Having come all the way through the school from Prep to Senior…

This Henry's Girl Can

‘This Henry’s Girl Can’ is a campaign that promotes female sporting success within the school. We want to start moving away from women’s ‘firsts’ and more towards the norm within the industry. With posters around the school as inspiration,…

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SECOND COVENTRY BLITZ

Taken on the afternoon of 8th April 1941, this photo of the 1st XV is the last image of the School before it was destroyed in the blitz later the same day. Read all about the raid in the full version here:  The Most Disastrous…