Kings Norton Girls' School

Secondary
Post 16

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Selly Oak Road
Birmingham
B30 1HW
01216751305
Pupils
994
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Girls
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(2/7/19)
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75%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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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]

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