Bourne Grammar School A GSG School
- Bourne Grammar School
- Head: Mr Maddox
- T 01778 422288
- F 01778 394872
- E admissions@bourne…ammar.lincs.sch.uk
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- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lincolnshire
- Pupils: 1,323
- Religion: Christian
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd June 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 6th March 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
We got the impression of a well-disciplined school and parents backed this up. Pupils well behaved in class and around the school. Most look smart too...
What the school says...
11+ entrance examinations consist of: 1 VR test and 1 NVR test.
Converted to an academy 2012.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Computer Studies at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking French at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Performing Arts Teaching at an English Grammar School (VRQ Level 1)
State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2005, Jonathan Maddox (late 40s). Educated through the direct grant system in Hertfordshire and read maths at Oxford. Always knew he was going to teach – ‘for me it’s about passing it on, not changing the world.’ Worked in private sector until took the job at Bourne. ‘It was the largest school that I had applied for and was the highest achieving academically.’
He has big plans for the school, which is expanding rapidly. By 2018 he plans to have eight forms at year 7, taking the numbers up to 1,500. Not all parents support this expansion – 'no longer a local school for the area,’ say some. Always very oversubscribed, but in recent years the catchment area has grown. ‘Every pupil who achieves the 220 pass mark will...
Special Education Needs
The school has one SENCO and no learning support assistants. Any students who have special needs are seen by the SENCO on a regular basis and all teaching staff are informed about these students with copies of their IEP's if applicable.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|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|