Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
- Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
West Park Road
- Head: Mrs Claire Gammon
- T 01254 686300
- F 01254 692314
- E [email protected]
- W www.qegsblackburn.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Blackburn with Darwen
- Pupils: 1279
- Religion: None
- Open days: October each year
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Early years provision Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 25th September 2019
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 17th May 2017
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Extended hours facility available for ages 3 to 11, from 7.45 am and up to 6pm separate tariff applies. Nursery also available from 3 months to 4 years, 50 weeks of the year 7.30am- 6pm.
This is not currently a GSG-reviewed school.
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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
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
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year
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