Dr Challoner's Grammar School A GSG School
- Dr Challoner's Grammar School
- Head: David Atkinson
- T 01494 787500
- F 01494 721862
- E email@example.com
- W www.challoners.com
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Buckinghamshire
- Pupils: 1331
- Religion: None
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- 16-19 study programmes Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
- 1 Full inspection 12th November 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
‘Extraordinary’ pastoral care, according to parents. Boys get off to a great start with the thoroughly affable head of year 7 visiting each and every one at their primary school. A well-attended summer sports camp before they join gives those joining in ones and twos from village schools a chance to make friends before term starts.
What the school says...
Entrance examination consists of: VR tests administered by Bucks County Council.
Converted to an academy January 2011.
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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking English Language at an English Grammar School (Cambridge Int Certificate Level 1/Level 2)
- Best performance by Boys taking English Literature at an English Grammar School (Cambridge Int Certificate Level 1/Level 2)
State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2016, David Atkinson, previously deputy head. Geography degree from Oxford; has taught here ever since, becoming head of geography and director of sixth form on his way up. A chartered geographer, appointed to the Royal Geographical Society in recognition of his work in geographical education, including texts on geomorphology. Has worked to promote wider access to higher education, especially in STEM subjects; leads the Astra Learning Alliance, which provides training and development for teachers in Bucks and Herts.
Unrivalled as Buckinghamshire’s top performing boys’ grammar school, the Challoner’s brand is synonymous far and wide with academic excellence, regularly appearing in the top 20 state schools nationally. Parents and boys unanimous, however, that undue pressure is not the norm, although it is taken as read that underperformance is not acceptable, with one boy...
Special Education Needs
The school provides support for boys to access the normal curriculum co-ordinated by a SENCO, along with a small amount of one to one support provided by a dedicated SEN teacher.
|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|