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  • Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School
    Sandon Road
    NG31 9AU
  • Head: Mr David Scott
  • T 01476 563017
  • F 01476 541155
  • E
  • W www.kestevengr…
  • A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Lincolnshire
  • Pupils: 1,201
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: Y5 Information Evening: please see school website
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 29th September 2011
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 21st June 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

A well-rounded school, not just an academic machine; these girls are happy and receiving a broad education. ‘Nice things happen to nice people,’ says school. Rugby team very successful and thriving. The girls have chosen to play lacrosse and volleyball this year (via the school council)...

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What the school says...

'KGGS is an Oustanding school. It produces successful, mature and confident young women well equipped to succeed in the next stages of their education and lives'.

Ofsted 2011

11+ entrance examinations consist of: 1 VR test and 1 NVR test.

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2015, David Scott (50s), previously deputy head. A maths graduate, he has taught at the school for 25 years and his own daughter was a student here.

Academic matters

In 2016, 58 per cent A*/A grades at GCSE; 35 per cent A*/A at A level. Most girls take 10 GCSEs in a wide range of subjects, with the vast majority taking at least one language. French, German and Spanish are the options. High quality framed artwork displayed throughout the school, including a charming mural done by a group of previous year 13s. Newly opened art and drama block and large DT room full of equipment. New sixth form block, still being furnished when we visited. Very bright and cheerful with lots of computers and space, comfy sofas and quiet areas too. Maths, sciences and geography...

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