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The other reason behind the great progress is a determination to ensure that all teaching is excellent. Teachers carry a lanyard around their neck with the school’s four tenets for outstanding lessons: engagement, challenge, independent learning, and feedback. ‘We have training sessions around those four things,’ says the head. A teacher...

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What the school says...

Entrance tests set by local LEA (Maths, VR and non VR).

Converted to an academy 2012

Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Art & design (3d studies) (GCE A level)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Health & social care (Applied GCE A level Single Award)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Mathematics (statistics) (GCE A level)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Music studies (general) (BTEC Certificate Level 3)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Dance (GCSE)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking PE / sports studies (GCSE Short Course)
  • Winner of the 2014 Good Schools Guide Award for Excellence at an English Grammar School for Girls taking Soc science: citizenship (GCSE)

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