Stockport Grammar School A GSG School
- Stockport Grammar School
- Head: Mr Andrew Chicken
- T 01614 569000
- F 01614 192407
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.stockportgrammar.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Stockport
- Pupils: 1,033
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £11,034 pa
- Open days: October & November. Sixth Form: November.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Stockport Grammar Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Strongly committed to ensure a ‘full range’ of pupils attend, it seems the school backs this quiet drive for diversity with some filthy lucre; the generosity of its bursaries (120 pupils are benefitting currently) allows for a far more diverse...
What the school says...
Stockport Grammar School is a vibrant, fully co-educational school with over 100 extra-curricular activities taking place each week. The school has high academic standards and great emphasis is placed upon the all round happiness and success of each child.
Entrance examinations (in January) consist of: 11 - Maths, English and verbal reasoning (VR) followed by an interview. 13+ entry: Maths, English and a modern language paper. 16+ entry: A* and As plus interview, acceptance is at the discretion of the school. Specimen questions given in the form of a book to registered candidates. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysStrongly committed to ensure a ‘full range’ of pupils attend, it seems the school backs this quiet drive for diversity with some filthy lucre; the generosity of its bursaries (120 pupils are benefitting currently) allows for a far more diverse community than is perhaps the case in other independent schools in the Manchester area.
Since 2005, Andrew Chicken BA (London) MEd FRSA. 'We are not in the business of gentrification,' he says, casting a firm eye in our direction. He was previously head of Colfe’s, temporary head of Cheadle Hulme and, before that, taught at Manchester Grammar. This school upholds the ethos of the old grammar school system (although perhaps not so ‘old’, if the prime minister is to be believed about plans for a new wave of trad grammar schools). A school, he says, warming...
Special Education Needs
Stockport Grammar School is a selective school which accepts pupils on the basis of aptitudes and abilities. The School welcomes enquiries from parents of pupils with additional and special educational needs. Reasonable adjustments can be made within the classroom to support such pupils and the school has a Learning Support Department to co-ordinate this. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|