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Blog by Megan Robottom

Your guide to education at Port Loop, Birmingham

29 April 2022
A 4 minute read by Megan Robottom

Here are 15 of the highest rated nurseries, schools, sixth forms, and colleges within three miles of Port Loop, Birmingham

Thinking of raising, or starting, your family at Port Loop?

This beautiful community-centred neighbourhood is ideal for families with children.

Within just three miles, you’ll find a wide range of nurseries, pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools, sixth forms, and colleges with Ofsted ratings of Good or Outstanding.

To help you plan your family’s future at Port Loop, we’ve rounded up 15 of the best educational facilities in the area – sorted by your closest, highest rated school or college first.

Community events for all the family at Port Loop in Birmingham

Nurseries and pre-schools

The Nest Nursery Lime Tree

300 Gillott Road, B16 0RR
1 mile from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

The Old Fire Station Children’s Nursery

69 Albion Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B1 3EA
1.5 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

Primary schools

Barford Primary School

Barford Road, Birmingham, B16 0EF
0.27 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

Shireland Hall Primary Academy

Montague Road, Smethwick, B66 4PW
1.07 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

St Thomas CE Academy

Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, B15 2AT
1.3 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

St Catherine of Siena Catholic Primary School

Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, B15 2AY
1.38 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

St John's & St Peter's CE Academy

St Vincent Street West, Birmingham, B16 8RN
0.44 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

Secondary schools and sixth forms

St Paul's School for Girls (including a sixth form)

Vernon Road, Birmingham, B16 9SL
0.65 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

Nishkam High School

Great King Street North, Birmingham, B19 2LF
1.33 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys (including a sixth form)

Grove Lane, Birmingham, B21 9ET
1.57 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

City Academy Birmingham

23 Langley Walk, Birmingham, B15 2EF
1.18 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

St John Wall Catholic School

Oxhill Road, Birmingham, B21 8HH
2.52 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

Colleges

Shireland Collegiate Academy

Waterloo Road, Smethwick, B66 4ND
1.48 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Belgrave Road, Birmingham, B12 9FF
2.31 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Outstanding

South and City College Birmingham

129 Floodgate Street, Birmingham, B5 5SU
1.91 miles from Port Loop
Ofsted rating: Good

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