Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School A GSG School
- Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
West Park Road
- Head: Mr Simon Corns
- T 01254 686300
- F 01254 692314
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.qegsblackburn.com
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Blackburn with Darwen
- Pupils: 601
- Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
- Open days: October. Visits to any part of the school, including Junior School, can be arranged at any time.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Queen Elizabeth's Grammar Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
There's a very strong musical life at the school and all students are required to take part in productions (even if it’s for one night). Art provision and facility is bewilderingly good, with one pupil recently......
What the school says...
Extended hours facility available for ages 3 to 11, from 7.45 am and up to 6pm separate tariff applies. New nursery also available from 3 months to 4 years, 50 weeks of the year 7.30am- 6pm.
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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Biology at an English Grammar School (Edexcel Certificates)
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThere's a very strong musical life at the school and all students are required to take part in productions (even if it’s for one night). Art provision and facility is bewilderingly good, with one pupil recently...
Since September 2007, Mr Simon Corns MA. Read modern languages at Gonville and Caius, Cambridge. Sharp-suited, twinkly-eyed and old-school without being stuffy, Mr Corns has been behind several measures to take the school back to its roots by strengthening links with the cathedral and introducing a Founders’ Day. He is married, with two school age sons.
Retiring in December 2016. Acting head from January 2017 will be Mrs C Y Gammon, currently deputy head.
'All our heads of departments are accountable,' says the school. To this end, marking is closely monitored and there are regular meetings with staff. Science is...
Special Education Needs
At QEGS, we have a teacher in charge of co-ordinating our response to diagnoses of SEN. We receive reports from the appropriate agencies and qualified professionals and act upon the recommendations made. Our experience suggests that pupils so identified, with the sympathetic support of highly-qualified teachers, prosper by fulfilling or even exceeding their measured potential. 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|