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  • Stratford Girls' Grammar School
    Shottery Manor
    Shottery
    Stratford-upon-Avon
    Warwickshire
    CV37 9HA
  • Head: Mrs Jacqueline Cornell
  • T 01789 293759
  • F 01789 264572
  • E info@sggs.org.uk
  • W www.sggs.org.uk
  • A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Warwickshire
  • Pupils: 787 ; sixth formers: 219
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: June (Y5/6), October (sixth form), or by arrangement
  • 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 26th February 2009
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 9th March 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Some of the classrooms look a bit dated but lots of building work going on. New library a hive of activity – the girls read widely and librarian buys 2,000 new fiction titles every year. Trips galore – Costa Rica scientific research tour and creative writing expedition to Himalayas particularly caught our eye. The heart of the school is Shottery Manor, a 15th century manor house steeped in Shakespearean history. The Bard is said to have proposed to…

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking French at an English Grammar School (GCSE)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Music at an English Grammar School (GCSE)

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking French at an English Grammar School (GCSE Full Course)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Music at an English Grammar School (GCSE Full Course)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Resistant Materials at an English Grammar School (GCSE Full Course)

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since September 2016, Jacqueline Cornell, previously deputy head since 2010.

Academic matters

Everyone is 'pretty bright' here - and exam results bear this out. Thirty-seven per cent A*/A grades at A level in 2016 (75 per cent A*/B). Maths, then sciences the most popular subject choices at A level.

GCSE performance good too, with 83 per cent A*/A grades in 2016. All pupils take three sciences at GCSE. Unlike some schools, languages are flourishing. Everyone does a language at GCSE and around half take a second language too. French from year 7, and German or Spanish on offer from year 8.

School doesn’t go in for setting, apart from maths from year 8 (usually two parallel top groups and two parallel second groups). There are very few pupils on...

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