Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands county of England. It is the most populous British city outside London with a population of 1 million and lies at the heart of the West Midlands area. The West Midlands area, which includes Birmingham and surrounding towns has a population of 3.7 million.
Birmingham is an ethnically and culturally diverse city 66.7% White 21.0% South Asian 6.7% Black 3.2% Mixed Race 1.2% Chinese 1.2% Other Religions in Birmingham: - Christianity (Roman Catholic & Protestant) - Muslim - Hinduism - Buddhism - Sikhism
Mike Hall Ann Heath Mark Garside Acting Headteacher Assistant Headteacher Professional Development & Curriculum Assistant Headteacher Student Welfare & Progress Dave Lycett Assistant Headteacher 14-19 Curriculum & Specialist School) Allan Witherington John Fear Assistant Headteacher Assessment, Reporting & Data Analysis Bursar
Mr. Andy Marshall Teacher of History Head of Humanities (History, Geography, Citizenship & RE) Ms. Joy Stedmon Head of Sociology Head of Student Progress (Year 9) School governor
There are 900 students in the secondary school from Year 7 to Year 11. This is compulsory for students aged 11-16 to attend. There are 100 students in our Sixth Form (also called Post-16). This is optional for students aged 16-18 to attend. After compulsory or optional education, students can: Get employment in a job e.g. retail worker Get training e.g. to become an electrician or plumber Get education at College or University
We are a specialist school. In the UK, schools can apply to become specialist schools. We are a Business & Enterprise specialist school. As a Business & Enterprise school, we offer special courses in ICT and Business. We are also a Microsoft Academy and we train adults in computer hardware and software. The students also have an opportunity to get training in Microsoft Windows and Office
We have a different uniform for our students in Year 7-9 and Year 10/11.
Students study from age 11-14 (Year 7-9) Core: English, Mathematics, Science and ICT. Foundation: History, Geography, Religious Education and Citizenship, Technology, Art & Design, Physical Education, Modern foreign Languages, Drama, Music, Business studies and ICT. Students study from age 14-16 (Year 10 & 11) Compulsory: English, Mathematics, Science, ICT, Physical Education, Religious Education and Citizenship. They may then choose to study 2/3 other Subjects. History, Geography, Technology, Art, French, Spanish, Child Care, Health & Social Care, Business Studies, Performing Arts, Leisure & Tourism, Hairdressing & Beauty, Construction, and Catering.