SIZE: 498 pupils in 18 classes.

PUPILS: 21 nationalities.

HISTORY: A school has existed in the area since the 1870s, when it was in Croft Road and called Kinson Heath.

It moved to the current site in the mid-1960s, where it shared the site with the county’s unit for deaf children.

FUTURE: Due to become a senior school in September 2013, losing Year Seven but gaining a Year 3.

Pupils and parents will choose its name as a junior school.

OFSTED RATING: Rated satisfactory after its last Ofsted inspection in March 2010, but many elements were deemed good. Did well at a surprise inspection in 2011, where the inspector was especially impressed by improvements in pupils’ writing.