Shakespeare's School - King Edward VI School - Stratford upon Avon

Shakespeare knew these buildings
as home to Elizabethan Stratford's school

Today, the half timbered schoolroom is still used by pupils of King Edward VI School   more ...

Shakespeare's School: the courtyard

Detail from a typical 16th-century school scene

Education in Shakespeare's time
provided boys with a good grounding in Latin

Learn all about the Elizabethan school day from the feature, Educating Shakespeare

What was school like over a hundred years ago?
Listen to Peter Morgan in the KES Archive recalling his time as a pupil at the Victorian school

Pupils attending Shakespeare birthday celebrations Detail from the Droeshout engraving of Shakespeare
The Library
contains a wealth of information and details of books on William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Elizabethan education

This Guild School Association site covers the history of the school
The website of  
King Edward VI Grammar School can be found here

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