Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.
You will find this information at various places around the school website, along with a host of interesting and useful other information. Visitors particularly enjoy seeing the class and subject blogs and the newsletters.
For convenience, we have also gathered together here, the information specified by the government's regulations.
School contact details:
King David School
250 Alcester Road
Tel: (0121) 449 3364
Receptionist: Mrs Vicky Holloway
Office manager: Mrs Sharon Lester
Headteacher: Mr Steve Langford
King David School is committed to protecting our children. If you have any concerns for the safety or wellbeing of our children, please speak to the Headteacher, Mr Langford, who is the Designated Safeguarding Lead, or, in his absence, to Mrs Owen, the Deputy Headteacher. You may also discuss issues with Dr Alina Esh, who is the Governor with responsibility for safeguarding. Mr Langford is also the Key Adult for Operation Encompass (keeping children safe as victims of dometic abuse).
King David School is a Voluntary-Aided Orthodox Jewish primary school. We accept applications from all faiths. The Admissions Policy is available here. Application forms are available from the school office. If you are applying for Reception class via the centralised Local Authority admissions procedure, you will also need to complete an Additional Information Form, available from the school office.
Weekly school hours:
The school week for the main school is 32.75 hours. School starts at 8:45am each day, and finishes at 3:30pm on Monday to Thursday and at 2:15pm on Fridays. Nursery begins at 8:50am each day, and finishes at 3:15pm on Monday to Thursday and at 2:15pm on Fridays.
Details of the school uniform can be found here. The School Council regularly accept donations of good-quality used uniform and put these on sale in the school playground.
Ofsted and Pikuach inspection reports:
The school was most recently inspected by Ofsted in 2022. You can download that report here, or see all past reports at the Ofsted website here. As a faith school, we have a separate religious inspection. This was conducted in 2017 by Pikuach, the inspection team from the Board of Deputies of British Jews. Their report can be downloaded here.
Exam and assessment results:
Information on the school's financial position and comparisons to other schools ("benchmarking") can be found here. There are no employees earning over £100,000 per annum at the school.
You can find a summary of the school's Curriculum Policy here, while the full document can be downloaded here. The Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact statement, as well as information about each of the subjects taught at King David School, can be found under the section "About us" - "Curriculum".
Behaviour and Restraint Policy:
You can download the current Behaviour and Restraint Policy here. This incorporates the school's Anti-Bullying Policy.
You can download the current Complaints Procedure here.
Pupil Premium Strategy:
You can read a review of the impact of the most recent Pupil Premium interventions and the strategy for the coming year here.
PE and Sports Premium (Olympic Legacy funding):
You can download the current Sports and PE Premium Statement here.
Special Educational Needs(SEN) and disability information:
The Governing Board:
King David School is a Voluntary-Aided Orthodox Jewish primary school. The majority of the governors are appointed by our foundation body - The Birmingham Hebrew Congregation. The current Chair of Governors is Mrs Simone Bryant. A full list of the governors, with their roles, and business and financial interests can be seen here.
Charging and Remissions policy:
The school's Charging and Remissions Policy can be downloaded here.
Values and ethos:
King David School is an Orthodox Jewish primary school. The Director of Jewish Studies is Rabbi Jacobs, who is the Chief Minister of the Birmingham Hebrew Congregation, based at the historic Singers Hill Synagogue. The school developed Mission and Vision statements, through a consultation process involving the pupils, parents, governors and staff. These statements can be read here.
Requests for paper copies:
Parents and carers may request paper copies of information contained on our school website, and these will be provided free of charge.