Lancaster Royal Grammar School A GSG School
- Lancaster Royal Grammar School
- Head: Dr Chris Pyle
- T 01524 580600
- F 01524 847947
- E email@example.com
- W www.lrgs.org.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Lancashire
- Pupils: 1,027
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: Boarding £10,200- £11,250 pa; Day - free
- Open days: A Saturday in late June. Otherwise by appointment.
- 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 18th January 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Lancaster is a city with a small town feel - boys come from every walk of life and are a very genuine mix. Head says the school is not about one size fits all. ‘We take quirky characters who are valued in school and can say that there will be clubs for you’...
What the school says...
Lancaster Royal Grammar School is a traditional boys grammar school with a forward looking mentality. We offer a rigorous academic education and a wide range of extra-curricular activity taking in 150 local boys and up to 24 boarders (with no tuition fee) each year.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Additional Mathematics FSMQ at an English Grammar School (Free standing Maths Qual Level 3)
2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Geography at an English Grammar School (GCSE Full Course)
Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
State boarding school
State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2012, Dr Christopher Pyle MA (Cantab) PhD (Cantab) NPQH (mid 40s). Previously a deputy head at Perse School, Cambridge and before that head of geography there, particular interest glaciers, hydrology and climate change. Briefly a manager at Anglian Water before taking up teaching. Married to Sally, a mathematics teacher at a local school, with three young sons, two of them pupils at the school. Headed north back to roots in the Lakes and lured to LRGS as ‘the nearest thing to an independent school’. Parents and pupils comment positively on the visibility of the head.
He has been churchwarden and PCC member of a large Anglican church. A keen runner, he has also completed the Devizes to Westminster canoe race for charity, and is a fan of the Lakeland fells.
Special Education Needs
All the boys at LRGS have qualified for a place at the School via the 11+ examination. A few boys with visual, hearing or mobility needs have SSA support. Currently three boys have support for very mild Aspergers. Pupils are screened for dyslexia on arrival. Mentoring support, either from staff or senior boys, is available for all junior pupils. 10-09
|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|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future Foundations||McKinsey Leadership Academy: practical work skills, networking, leadership etc etc|