Cockshut Hill is a fully developed nine-form entry 11-19 mixed comprehensive situated to the Southeast of the City of Birmingham in a residential area near the border with Solihull. It serves mainly the Yardley, Sheldon and Acocks Green wards of the City. The College admits 270 pupils each year and has nearly 200 in the 6th Form. The teaching staff is in excess of 90 and the large non-teaching staff includes campus personnel, finance officer, clerical staff, technicians, first-aider and lunchtime supervisors.
The buildings are situated on one site in Cockshut Hill, with on-site tennis courts and a grass games area that is used for rugby during the winter and athletics during the summer. Locals off site facilities are used for a wider variety of sporting activities. The College is fortunate in having its own extensive playing fields in Sedgmere Road and enjoys shared used of the local Sedgmere Club facilities, all being within short walking distance.
The teaching accommodation comprises a main two-storey block, a single storey block and several additional groups of buildings that will be replaced by the multi-million pound rebuild. Recent additions include a £0.5 million Science Centre, refurbishment to the technology suite and a new 6th form centre. Departments are generally situated with their own specialist resources. Technology College status has enabled us to generously equip the College with up-to-date technological equipment consequently enhancing students' learning opportunities.