School Organisation SOT10189 KHB Single sex to Co-ed 2023 Stat-Pub

Closed 18 May 2023

Opened 20 Apr 2023

Feedback updated 18 Jul 2023

We asked

To seek the determination of a statutory proposal by Birmingham City Council 
(LA) of Kings Heath Boys (the School) to:

  • Change the provision from a single sex (boys) school to a co-educational school from September 2024.

You said

A total of 80 responses were received - 65 in favour, 16 opposed, 1 neither/don’t know
The responses were from - 2 pupils at the school, 10 parents/ carer of pupils at the school, 1 governor at the school, 3 members of staff, 50 local residents, 1 Birmingham city Councillor, 1 Member of Parliament and 14 others.

We did

We analysised the consultation results and provided the decision maker with a copy of the summary and all comments received for their consideration (Personal or identifying information is removed from responses before sharing with the decision maker).

The decision maker approved the proposal for implementation. Please see decision letter attached to this webpage. A full copy of the decision report can be found via a link at the bottom of this webpage.

On 3rd July 2023 the Council determined to implement the proposal as approved. The proposal will be implemented September 2024. A link to the decision report can be found at the bottom of this webpage (this includes a summary of the consultation results).

Overview

Proposal to Make Changes to Kings Heath Boys School:

Birmingham City Council is consulting on a statutory proposal to make the following change to the school, a community school located at Chamberlain Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B13 0QP:

  • Change from a single sex (boys) school to a co-educational (mixed sex)
  • effective September 2024

The details and reasons for this change are explained in the complete proposal document attached at the bottom of this consultation webpage.

A Question and Answer document (Q&A) is attached at the bottom of this page which covers a few of the most commen quesitons/comments from stakeholders.

Why your views matter

There is a process that Birmingham City Council must follow to propose and decide this type of change. The process requires public consultaiton "representation period" to invite comments from interested parties.

Stakeholders are encouraged to comment again during this representation period as comments from the Pre-publication are not carried forward. Only the comments from this representation period of the consultation are presented to the decision maker.

What happens next

This Statutory Publication Consultation will start on 20th April 2023 and closes on 18th May 2023.

During this time, anyone may make comments in support or objection to this proposal via the survey link at the bottom of this webpage.

At the end of the consultation period, all responses will be presented to the decision maker*, Birmingham City Council's Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families.

When the decision has been made, the official determination will be published on this webpage with a link to the decision report and communication will be sent to stakeholders.

(*Personal or identifying information is removed from responses before sharing with the decision maker.)

Areas

  • ACOCKS GREEN
  • ASTON
  • BARTLEY GREEN
  • BILLESLEY
  • BORDESLEY GREEN
  • BOURNVILLE
  • BRANDWOOD
  • CITY CENTRE
  • CITY-WIDE
  • EDGBASTON
  • ERDINGTON
  • HALL GREEN
  • HANDSWORTH WOOD
  • HARBORNE
  • HODGE HILL
  • KINGS NORTON
  • KINGSTANDING
  • LADYWOOD
  • LONGBRIDGE
  • LOZELLS AND EAST HANDSWORTH
  • MOSELEY AND KINGS HEATH
  • NECHELLS
  • NORTHFIELD
  • OSCOTT
  • PERRY BARR
  • QUINTON
  • SELLY OAK
  • SHARD END
  • SHELDON
  • SOHO
  • SOUTH YARDLEY
  • SPARKBROOK
  • SPRINGFIELD
  • STECHFORD AND YARDLEY NORTH
  • STOCKLAND GREEN
  • SUTTON FOUR OAKS
  • SUTTON NEW HALL
  • SUTTON TRINITY
  • SUTTON VESEY
  • TYBURN
  • WASHWOOD HEATH
  • WEOLEY

Audiences

  • All residents
  • Asylum Seekers and Refugees
  • Minority Ethnic people
  • Carers
  • Young people
  • Older people
  • Disabled people
  • Children
  • Council tenants
  • Women
  • Councillors/MPs/MEPs
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender people
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  • Gypsies/Travellers
  • Internet users
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  • Older people
  • Patients
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  • Men
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  • Visitors/tourists
  • Homeless
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  • People‚Äôs panel
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  • Motor Vehicle Drivers
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  • Local Residents
  • Age All
  • Public Sector Bodies
  • Businesses
  • Faith groups
  • Community groups
  • Voluntary Organisations
  • Staff
  • Service user groups
  • Newly arrived groups

Interests

  • Children & Young People
  • Early Years
  • Education