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  • Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
    Marlborough Road
    Bowdon
    Altrincham
    Cheshire
    WA14 2RS
  • Head: Mr. T. J. Gartside
  • T 01619 280858
  • F 01619 243888
  • E trichardson@agsb.co.uk
  • W www.agsb.co.uk
  • A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Trafford
  • Pupils: 1260
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: June
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 22nd November 2007
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 22nd November 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

The cover of the latest annual school review depicts a striking cartoon of a schoolboy ripping open his shirt to reveal a superhero vest bearing the school logo and inside the cover are the names of the heroes of the...

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What The Good Schools Guide says

The cover of the latest annual school review depicts a striking cartoon of a schoolboy ripping open his shirt to reveal a superhero vest bearing the school logo and inside the cover are the names of the heroes of the year, both in and out of school. Definitely a school for boys, it’s written right through the place like Blackpool through a stick of rock, exuding masculinity from every pore...there’s lots of wood and tiling in the original building alongside portraits of war heroes - old boys and former masters are decorated with poppies for remembrance. It’s a place that recognises and remembers its heroes...

Headmaster

Since 2003 , Mr Tim Gartside, 50s, born in Rochdale, married with three children. Formerly deputy head at Westcliffe High School for Boys and an old boy of Oldham Hulme Grammar.

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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