Coventry Train Station just got even closer!

Coventry Station has just got even closer to BKHS King Henry VIII. Platforms and the bus interchange can now be accessed from the same side of Warwick Road as the school. This offers an extremely convenient and safe option for students coming…

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

The Anti-Bullying team were recently awarded the Wellbeing Badge from The Diana Award in recognition of the work that they have done so far in implementing changes in our school to improve the wellbeing of our school community and raise the…

Headmasters Announced

Bablake and King Henry VIII School (BKHS) is pleased to announce the following Headmaster appointments. At King Henry VIII Senior School, having been acting in the role since September 2020, Mr Philip Dearden has been appointed permanently…

Blue plaques unveiled at Swallows campus

The Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr. John McNicholas unveiled two Coventry Society blue plaques at King Henry’s Swallows Campus, the Firs, just off the Kenilworth road last Friday. The event was organised by the Coventry Society and supported…

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…