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At ARK Kings Academy we aim to ensure that through the years your child is with us they are well prepared academically and socially for further and higher education and the career of their choice. This is a community school serving its local community – a school that meets the needs of each of its students and has the highest expectations of each and every one of them to do well. We are in the business of transforming the life chances of every student who comes to this school. We unashamedly focus on academic excellence and focus on every child achieving highly in subjects that will serve them well beyond school and into the next stage of their education and into their careers.

Kings Norton’s Ark Kings Academy declared ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted

Ark Kings Academy in Kings Norton has been declared a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted following an inspection which took place in October. Inspectors highlighted the school’s leadership and management saying that: "The principal, senior leaders...
ARK Kings Academy Year 11 class of 2015 pose for a photograph with staff at their leavers' prom 2015

ARK Kings Students Celebrate at School Prom

Year 11 students from ARK Kings Academy celebrated finishing their GCSEs at a school prom held at the Westmead Hotel near Redditch on Friday evening. Students arrived at the Westmead Hotel dressed in their finest...

Local Schoolgirl Wins National Poster Competition

A local schoolgirl has won a competition to design a poster for a nationwide campaign to encourage secondary school students to use the Place 2 Be support service. Chloe, a Year 8 student at ARK Kings...
Artist's impression of what the new ARK Kings Academy school building might look like.

ARK Kings Academy to unveil new school building

Plans for a new school building will be unveiled on Wednesday 25th February at ARK Kings Academy in Kings Norton.  The new building is part of the Government funded Midlands Priority Schools Building Programme...
Team photo of pupils from St Jude's RC Primary School, winners of ARK Kings Academy's Primary School Mathematics Challenge 2015 with Principal Roger Punton (left)

ARK Kings Academy Hosts Primary School Mathematics Challenge

Yesterday (Tuesday 3 February), primary school ‘mathletes’ came to ARK Kings Academy in Kings Norton to compete in a fast and furious mathematics challenge event to determine which primary school was the best. Bringing together...
ARK Kings Academy students use their French language skills to investigate a crime

ARK Kings Academy Students use their French language skills to solve crime

On Wednesday (28 January), year 9 students from ARK Kings Academy in Kings Norton used their French language skills to solve a murder mystery activity at the Lingua centre at Hillcrest School. Students arrived at...
Primary school players compete at the Birmingham School Games basketball tournament at ARK Kings Academy

ARK Kings Academy Hosts Local Basketball Tournament

Last week, ARK Kings Academy played host to basketball teams from local primary schools for the latest round of the Birmingham School Games. Each team played a series of round-robin games, with the team with...
Linda Dennington, Deputy Cook at ARK Kings Academy, prepares lunch for 300 hungry students and staff

Stars In Our Schools – Meet ARK Kings Academy’s Deputy Cook

Ever wondered what it's like to make dinner for over 300 hungry students and staff? For Stars in our schools day, a celebration of school support staff organised by UNISON,  caught up with Linda...
ARK Rose Primary and ARK Kings Academy pupils at St Nicolas' War Memorial in Kings Norton

Pupils from ARK Rose Primary and ARK Kings Academy Mark Remembrance Day

Pupils and staff from ARK Rose Primary and ARK Kings Academy marked Remembrance Day and 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War by holding a joint commemoration and special assemblies to coincide...

ARK Kings Academy Helps More Students Learn a Musical Instrument

Last month, a study study  ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music,  found that long term musical education is still too often the preserve of the rich. ARK Kings Academy is helping to...
ARK Kings Academy Admissions Open Sessions for September 2015 Entry

Get Help with Completing Your Secondary School Application

In just over 3 weeks time, 31 October, the deadline for parents to submit their preferences for secondary school places for their child will have passed. Parents who do not submit their application in time risk...

ARK Kings Academy Offers Free Uniform for New Year 7s

ARK Kings Academy has listened to the concerns of parents about the cost of school uniform and will be offering a free school uniform to every new Year 7 who joins the academy next September. From next year, each new...
ARK Kings Academy Admissions Open Sessions for September 2015 Entry

Choosing A Secondary School – ARK Kings Academy Open Sessions this Week

Over the next few weeks parents with children in year 6 will be making important decisions about which secondary school to send their child. To help parents and children decide which school is right...
Paralympics star Mel Clarke with students from ARK Kings Academy

Paralympics Star Mel Clarke Inspires ARK Kings Students to Dream, Believe, Work and Achieve

Last week ARK Kings Academy was treated to an inspirational training session from two-time Paralympics medal winning archer Mel Clarke. Dream, Believe, Work and Achieve Mel Clarke shared with students her inspiring life story, describing how through...
ARK Kings Academy handball team at Birmingham School Games Summer Festival 2014

ARK Kings Students Compete at Birmingham School Games Summer Festival

Last Thursday (26th June), ARK Kings Academy's boys handball team represented theirlocal School Sport Partnership at the Sainsbury's Birmingham School Games summer festival at the Futsal Arena in Hockley. The festival brought together teams from across the city,...
Students and staff celebrate at the ARK Kings Academy Leavers Prom 2014

ARK KINGS ACADEMY STUDENTS CELEBRATE IN STYLE AT LEAVERS’ PROM

Year 11 students from ARK Kings Academy were in fine style on Friday 20th June as they celebrated the end of their school days at their Leavers’ Prom, which was held at the Westmead...