Kings Norton Girls' School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1056
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Girls
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data 2021, ONS
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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the annual School Census.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(2/7/19)
Full Report - All Reports
75%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Selly Oak Road
Kings Norton
Birmingham
B30 1HW
01216751305

School Description

The school is an average-sized secondary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is below average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as a foreign language is below average. The school uses two alternative providers, which are Envirohort and James Brindley Hospital School. The previous inspection was a section 8 inspection in July 2018. Inspection report: Kings Norton Girls’ School, 2 to 3 July 2019 Page 9 of 11 Information about this inspection Inspectors visited lessons in key stages 3 and 4, in the sixth form and across a range of subject areas. Senior leaders accompanied them on some of these visits. Inspectors visited assemblies and registration time. Inspectors looked at pupils’ books and talked to pupils about their work. Inspectors also spoke with pupils during social times. Inspectors met with teachers, middle and senior leaders, and governors. Inspectors reviewed a range of school documents related to pupils’ behaviour, safety, teaching and learning, and pupils’ progress and attainment. Inspectors considered the 121 responses to Parent View, including 113 free-text responses. Inspectors also considered the 97 responses from pupils and the 54 responses from staff to the Ofsted online questionnaires. Inspection team Nigel Griffiths, lead inspector Ofsted Inspector William Keddie Ofsted Inspector Caroline Badyal Ofsted Inspector Rob Steed Ofsted Inspector Inspection report: Kings Norton Girls’ School, 2 to 3 July 2019 Page 10 of 11 Any complaints about the inspection or the report should be made following the procedures set out in the guidance ‘Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted’, which is available from Ofsted’s website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/complaints-about-ofsted. If you would like Ofsted to send you a copy of the guidance, please telephone 0300 123 4234, or email [email protected]

Kings Norton Girls' School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 63% Agree 31% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>63, "agree"=>31, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019
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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

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Figures based on 257 responses up to 13-07-2019

Responses taken from Ofsted Parent View

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