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  • Skipton Girls' High School
    Gargrave Road
    Skipton
    North Yorkshire
    BD23 1QL
  • Head: Mrs J Plews
  • T 01756 707600
  • F 01756 707613
  • E sghs@sghs.org.uk
  • W www.sghs.org.uk
  • A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: North Yorkshire
  • Pupils: 811
  • Religion: None
  • Open days: November
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd May 2008
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th March 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Another very impressive innovation is a project where girls collaborate with teachers to design course content and approaches, making lessons and homework far more interactive and engaging and developing a deep understanding of learning processes. These girls have a grasp...

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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Food Technology at an English Grammar School (GCSE Full Course)

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State grammar school

What The Good Schools Guide says

Another very impressive innovation is a project where girls collaborate with teachers to design course content and approaches, making lessons and homework far more interactive and engaging and developing a deep understanding of learning processes. These girls have a grasp of and fluency in educational terminology that you would expect from recently...

Headteacher

Since September 2014, Mrs Jenn Plews.

Academic Matters

In 2016, 43 per cent of A level entries graded A*/A. Classes rarely over 20. Options include engineering, also PE, taken at nearby Ermysted's Grammar School for boys, some of whom take subjects at Skipton Girls' High. ‘Boys have a more challenging, risk taking approach, which benefits the girls,’ says head. Biology, maths, Eng lit, history, government and politics all strong. Psychology very popular, small numbers for mod langs. All do AS general studies and can choose the...

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