King's Norton Boys' School

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King's Norton Boys' School
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Established 1912
Type Foundation school
Religion Non-denominational
Headteacher Paul Woodhouse
Deputy Headteacher Rev Andrew Lomas and Jonathan Butcher
Chair Rev P Clarke
Location Northfield Road
Kings Norton, Birmingham
West Midlands
B30 1DY
England Coordinates: 52°25′02″N 1°56′30″W / 52.4171°N 1.9417°W / 52.4171; -1.9417
Local authority Birmingham City Council
DfE URN 103562 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 737
Gender boys
Ages 11–18
Houses 4- Neptune(red), Mercury(Purple), Saturn(Green) and Jupiter(yellow)
Colours           Navy blue and Light Sky Blue
Website King's Norton Boy's School

King's Norton Boys' School is a secondary school for around 750 pupils aged 11 to 18 of which approximately 130 attend the 6th form centre. It is located in Northfield Road in Kings Norton within the formal district of Northfield near the centre of the city of Birmingham, England.[1] It is situated east of the A441, just north of the B4121 in Cotteridge.

History[edit]

It was founded as a boys' grammar school in 1912.[citation needed] In the 1960s, when administered by the City of Birmingham Education Committee, it had around 600 boys.[citation needed] It became a boy's comprehensive school in 1975. The schools five houses in the 1960s were, Greves, Jervoise, Lyttleton, Middlemore & Mortimer.

Curriculum[edit]

Pupils follow a broad curriculum that includes National Curriculum core subjects to GCSE and A-Level. The school was designated a Sixth Form Specialist Science College in 2004,[2] and a collaborative scheme exists for sharing 6th form resources with Kings Norton Girls School.

An October 2008 Ofsted report classed, the school with a Grade 3 (satisfactory).[1]

Notable former pupils[edit]

King's Norton Grammar School for Boys[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Inspection Report". Ofsted. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Inspection Report". Ofsted. 5 December 2005. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Fighting Talk: 20 May 2006 (during the Any Other Business round)
  4. ^ Environmental Microbiology
  5. ^ Microbial Biotechnology

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