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Kings Norton Girls School

Kings Norton Girls' School and Sixth Form
Established 1910
Type Academy
Headteacher Gill Fox
Deputy Headteacher David Gunn and Nicola Raggett
Chair David Green
Location Selly Oak Road
Birmingham
West Midlands
B30 1HW
England
Local authority Birmingham City Council
DfE number 330/5414
DfE URN 136590 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff approx. 190
Students approx. 920[1]
Gender girls and co-ed boys in 6th form
Ages 11–19
Houses Keller, Nightingale, Goodall, Sharman
Colours Blue and Cream
Phone Number 0121 6751305
Website Kings Norton Girls' School and Sixth Form

Kings Norton Girls' School is an all-girls academy school for pupils aged 11 to 19. It is located in Selly Oak Road in Kings Norton within the formal district of Northfield in a suburb of the city of Birmingham, England.

History

The school was founded in 1910 as Kings Norton Grammar School for Girls and after an intermediary name change, was renamed Kings Norton Girls School in 1975.[2]

Curriculum

Pupils follow a broad curriculum that includes National Curriculum core subjects, GCSE and A-Level. The school operates joint sixth form provision with King's Norton Boy's School and went co-ed in 2014 to allow boys to only attend Kings Norton Girls' School at A level and offers courses in Art & Design - Textiles, TEC National Certificate in Sport, B TEC Travel and Tourism, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, D&T Product Design, Drama & Theatre Studies, English Language-Literature, English Literature, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, German, Government and Politics, History, ICT, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Music Technology, Photography, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Spanish.

The school is involved in a range of partnerships with other schools and colleges locally and internationally, and was designated a Specialist Language College in 2001,[1] It became a Leading Edge School in 2003, and gained a second specialism in Sport in 2006.[1]

Notable alumnae

References

  1. ^ a b c Ofsted report November 2007 Retrieved 27 December 2010
  2. ^ KNGS History Retrieved 27 December 2010
  3. ^
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