Kings Norton Girls' School
Kings Norton Girls' School is an all-girls academy school for pupils aged 11–19. Established in 1910, it is located in Selly Oak Road in Kings Norton within the formal district of Northfield, a suburb of the city of Birmingham, England.
|Kings Norton Girls' School and Sixth Form|
Selly Oak Road
|Motto||Opening a World of Opportunities|
|Local authority||Birmingham City Council|
|Department for Education URN||136590 Tables|
|Head teacher||Nicola Raggett|
|Gender||Girls and co-ed boys in 6th form|
|Age||11 to 19|
|Enrolment||Around 1,000 |
|Houses||Sharman, Keller, Goodall & Nightingale|
|Colour(s)||Blue and either red (Sharman), yellow (Keller), blue (Nightingale) or green (Goodall)|
|Phone Number||0121 6751305|
The school operates joint sixth form provision with King's Norton Boys' School and went co-ed in 2014 to allow boys to only attend Kings Norton Girls' School at A level.
- Art & Design - Textiles
- B TEC Travel and Tourism
- Business Studies
- Computer Science,
- D&T Product Design
- Drama & Theatre Studies
- English Language-Literature
- English Literature
- Further Mathematics (not anymore)
- Government and Politics
- Media Studies
- Music Technology
- Physical Education
- Religious Studies
- TEC National Certificate in Sport
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. It became a Leading Edge School in 2003, and gained a second specialism in Sport in 2006.
- Felicity Jones, actress (for her GCSEs)
- Alison Kervin, Sports Editor of the Mail on Sunday, and the first woman in the UK to become sports editor of a major national newspaper.
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- Susan Jameson, actress, married to James Bolam (not to be confused with Louise Jameson)
- Ann Haydon-Jones CBE, tennis player who won seven Grand Slam championships, including Wimbledon in 1969, and BBC tennis commentator
- Brigadier Eileen Nolan CB, Director from 1973-77 of the Women’s Royal Army Corps
- Sheila Whitaker, Director from 1987-96 of the BFI London Film Festival
- Ofsted report November 2007 Retrieved 27 December 2010
- Young, Graham. "Felicity Jones at the BAFTAs: Watch Kings Norton Girls School pupils' good luck message poem". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 23 February 2015.