Dr Challoner's High School A GSG School
- Dr Challoner's High School
- Head: Mr Roe
- T 01494 763296
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- W www.challonershigh.com
- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Buckinghamshire
- Pupils: 1074
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Open days: September
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 30th May 2012
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 10th December 2006
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The school is widely praised for its depth of learning - girls here don’t just learn about the subject itself - they drill down deeper, making links with other subjects and doing their own investigations. Budding actors are in for...
What the school says...
Dr Challoner's High School 11+ entrance examinations consist of 2 VR tests administered by the LA.
Converted to an academy 2011.
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThe school is widely praised for its depth of learning - girls here don’t just learn about the subject itself - they drill down deeper, making links with other subjects and doing their own investigations. Budding actors are in for a treat here, with two main school productions performed joint with the boys’ school every year. ‘Normally, one of these is student led,’ says the head. ‘Last year, year 10 wrote Lady of the Flies...'
Since September 2015, Alan Roe, previously a member of the senior team at Chesham Grammar School, which he helped towards its outstanding Ofsted rating in 2014. A geographer, he initially taught at the Downs School in west Berkshire, and became head of humanities at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, where he worked for nine years before joining Chesham Grammar in 2011. Teaches...