We asked for your comments on the proposal by the Governing Body of King's Norton Boys' School regarding the alteration to the age range and the removal of the sixth form provision.
We received 14 responses via the BeHeard website.
The responses were from a mixture of parents, parents who are also local resisents, local residents and former pupils.
Of the 14 responses received 14 were opposed to the proposal.
A letter was also received which was neither in favour or opposed,
We will forward all comments to the decision maker.
A decision is required by 2nd April 2017.
I will post the decsion on this website when it has been reached.
We thank all respondents for taking part in the consultation, your comments are greatly appreciated.
Proposal by The Governing Body of King's Norton Boys' School
The Governing Body of King's Norton Boys' School is consulting on the following proposal:
To alter the upper age limit of the school from 11 – 18 to 11 – 16 with effect from 31st August 2018.
This proposal will result in the closure of the sixth form.
King's Norton Boys' School is a foundation secondary school for boys in the Bournville ward of the Selly Oak district of the City.
The school has a long established sixth form that has become unsustainable due to a number of issues which include reduced numbers on roll in the sixth form and changes to sixth form funding.
The Governing Body have agreed to consult on the closure of the sixth form with effect from 31st August 2018.
These proposals will not affect the current year 12 or 13 students.
Why We Are Consulting
Full details of the changes are explained in the proposal document below.
We are keen to receive your comments on the proposal and you can comment online here. We would like to receive your comments by 2nd February 2017
What Happens Next
The representation will begin on 5th January 2017
The representation period will run for 4 weeks until 2nd February 2017
During this time anyone who wishes to make comments/objections about this proposal should do so via this survey. The proposal including any comments/objections received will be taken to Cabinet Committee for a decision by 1st April 2017
If the proposal is approved the changes will come into effect as detailed above
We will advise the outcome of the proposal on this website.