Bradford Girls' Grammar School A GSG School
- Bradford Girls' Grammar School
- Head: Mrs Matthews
- T 01274 545395
- F 01274 482595
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.bggs.com
- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bradford
- Pupils: 658
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Open days: October, April
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 25th June 2015
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 25th June 2015
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Lady Royd Primary
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A very good girls' grammar blending the traditional and modern. It would be enhanced by greater financial resources but gets the really important things right - high standards, very good relationships and a wide range of opportunities. We will watch...
What the school says...
The entrance examination for Bradford Girls' Grammar School at 11+ consists of: Maths, English and verbal reasoning (VR). Becoming an all-through free school from September 2013.
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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Biology at an English Grammar School (Edexcel Certificates)
- Best performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Grammar School (Edexcel Certificates)
- Best performance by Girls taking Physics at an English Grammar School (Edexcel Certificates)
What The Good Schools Guide saysA very good girls' grammar blending the traditional and modern. It would be enhanced by greater financial resources but gets the really important things right - high standards, very good relationships and a wide range of opportunities. We will watch with interest its transformation...
Since Easter 2009, Mrs Kathryn Matthews BSc (40s), educated at Loreto Grammar School in Manchester, then maths and an MA in education at Leeds University. Taught maths at The Oratory, London; deputy head at Gateways School, Leeds. ISI team inspector and governor at Westbourne Prep in Sheffield. Married with three teenage sons. Enjoys theatre, visiting art galleries, reading and rugby union.
Warm and approachable, astute, honest, humorous, in touch with the wider educational world; enjoys teaching maths (does one quarter of a timetable, up to GCSE). Values individual teachers who can enthuse...