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The Big Sleuth
The Big Sleuth

We are pleased to announce that from September,  we will be offering a Breakfast and After School Club facility.  Please see posters around school or ask at the school office for further details.

Welcome to our Academy!

Six children from class 4B were selected to represent Kings Rise Academy at the 'School's Safety Challenge' as North Birmingham Finalists. They worked incredibly hard and came third out of every school in North Birmingham. Well done!


Here's a selection of the tasty food served to children and staff from our new school kitchen.

If you would like your child to enjoy our school dinners, please see a member of the office team.


STOP PRESS: Kings Rise Academy has been acknowledged for its ongoing efforts to ensure all pupils make progress.  The school has won a local award in the key stage 2 category of Pupil Premium Awards 2016.  Click here for further details.

A Message from the Principal

Welcome to Kings Rise Academy, a school where the pupils are at the heart of all we do and all the staff are committed to meeting the needs of every child.  We have high expectations of our pupils, taking pupils from the years of 3-11 (Nursery to Year 6) on a journey, preparing them for their next steps in learning and life.  We encourage each child to believe that they can achieve success, develop a lifelong love of learning, be independent, confident and have a healthy respect for themselves and others.

We have a well-planned curriculum that focuses on the structured development of basic skills within a broad and balanced thematic programme. Learning is meaningful and enjoyable through activities that are tailored to meet the needs of all our pupils, with lots of additional enrichment opportunities.

We firmly believe the education of each child is best achieved through a close partnership with parents and carers.  We aim to make parents feel welcome in school and update them regularly through weekly newsletters, curriculum workshops, parents’ evenings and celebration events.  A close partnership between parents and school, we believe, is fundamental for achieving the best education for all pupils.

OFSTED, July 2014 judged our school to be outstanding.  The pupils, staff, parents and community are extremely proud of this recognition. Safety, behaviour, teaching, learning and leadership remain prioritised for ensuring our high standards are constantly challenged.  Visitors to school are always complimentary on our pupils’ behaviour, good manners and attitude towards both learning and developing themselves.

The staff and I look forward to welcoming you and your family to Kings Rise Academy, where we hope we will build a strong partnership and develop together caring, responsible young people, proud of their school, achievements, community and environment.

Mrs L. Noonan



A Message from the Executive Principal


I am the Executive Principal of the federation of Kings Rise, Rough Hay and Croft Academies and it is a huge privilege to support and represent over 1000 pupils now.

I am delighted to be able to tell you that all 3 academies continue to make progress and there have been many improvements from the previous year. Staff and children work together across the 3 academies to support each other. I am committed to continuing this improvement and improving outcomes for the children and families across the federation.

Congratulations to all children, parents, staff and governors!

Mr. Paul Edgerton

Latest Parent Calendar Events

School closed for summer break26Jul2017

We would like to wish all of our families a restful summer! Stay safe and we'll see you all in September.

Inset Day - School Closed04Sep2017

School Re-opens Opens to Pupils at 8.45am05Sep2017

Calendars page(s): Parent Calendar >>

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Kings Rise Academy @kingsriseacadem

14 Jun Making KRA so proud tonight!! https://t.co/m1WV9oPDcz

14 Jun Buzzer round!!! https://t.co/aRhmSd1CuY

14 Jun We scored a point 😄😄😄👍👍 https://t.co/Iir38ESAMo

14 Jun 5 children from 4B have been selected to take part in the Command Finals at the WMFS https://t.co/U6okRmcTH7

2 Apr RT @croft_eyfs: Finding objects that are the same. https://t.co/bxDWezBqLh