Altrincham Grammar School for Girls A GSG School
- Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
- Head: Stephanie Gill
- T 01619 125912
- F 01619 417400
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.aggs.trafford.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Trafford
- Pupils: 1310
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Open days: June for entry to Y7, November for Sixth Form entry
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 18th September 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 11th October 2005
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the Good Schools Guide says..
When the music died down, the girls got to work putting their new-found knowledge to work on a Japanese bookmarker (with a bit of macrame thrown in); or even combining science and Japanese in the building of bee-houses (yes, we...
What the school says...
Entrance examinations consist of: Age 11 - Maths, VR & non-VR.
Age 16 - The minimum academic requirements for entry of Applicants into the Sixth Form is four GCSE passes at grades A*/A plus two GCSE B grades. A*/A at GCSE are required in the subjects to be studied at AS/A2 level. For specific subjects see the Sixth Form Prospectus. All girls entering the sixth form will be required to have passed GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English Language at a minimum of grade B (or an equivalent qualification recognised for tertiary education in the UK which will allow them to communicate effectively in spoken and written English and to understand spoken and written English without difficulty). Read with subject-specific requirements ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysWhen the music died down, the girls got to work putting their new-found knowledge to work on a Japanese bookmarker (with a bit of macrame thrown in); or even combining science and Japanese in the building of bee-houses (yes, we were intrigued as well…); or, if Elizabethan English is more your thing, try the mouth-watering Shakespeare takeaway: 'I’ll have a stuffed pig's bladder with onions and a side order of…gooseberry foole please, and make it snappy!' And all this before the school day even starts…
Since Sept 2014, Ms Stephanie Gill, 40s, born here in the north west, has two daughters. Formerly deputy head at West Kirby Grammar on the Wirral where she was previously a pupil; has experience of both state and independent school sectors. Read natural sciences at Cambridge, though describes herself as
Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|
|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|
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