Aylesbury Grammar School A GSG School
- Aylesbury Grammar School
- Head: Mr Mark Sturgeon
- T 01296 484545
- F 01296 426502
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.ags.bucks.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Buckinghamshire
- Pupils: 1311
- Religion: None
- Open days: September
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 2nd December 2009
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 27th April 2006
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The boys we met glowed with pride when talking about their school and were aware of their privileged situation in a way that many grammar students from more affluent catchments fail to be. They praised ‘diversity’, teachers that ‘always try...
What the school says...
'Outstanding' Ofsted Feb 2009.
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State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide saysThe boys we met glowed with pride when talking about their school and were aware of their privileged situation in a way that many grammar students from more affluent catchments fail to be. They praised ‘diversity’, teachers that ‘always try to bring out our best’ and ‘the confidence the school gives us’. The result of this is very few major transgressions and scant need for a hefty rule book as self-discipline tends to come naturally to most...
Since September 2014, Mr Mark Sturgeon (40s), educated at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, University of Liverpool (geography) and the Institute of Education, University of London (PGCE). Qualified as an FA football coach whilst at university, then headed to the USA as a volunteer coach where he recognised his vocation to work with young people. Returned to UK for his...
Special Education Needs
Our SENCo, who is the Senior Deputy Head, works with our qualified Head of SEN and Teaching Assistants to support learning for pupils with a variety of Special Educational Needs. These are mostly specific learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia and apergers) and sensory impairments. The SEN staff work with individuals or small groups in the classroom and in our SEN learning area. This is ongoing support or on a short term basis to provide strategies for overcoming barriers to learning. 09-09
|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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