The North Halifax Grammar School
- The North Halifax Grammar School
- Head: Mr A Fisher Ba
- T 01422 244625
- F 01422 245237
- E [email protected]
- W www.nhgs.co.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Calderdale
- Pupils: 1105
- Religion: None
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 20th January 2011
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 11th December 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school was identified as a particularly successful school by OFSTED in January 2005 based on the fact that it had received two outstanding inspection reports. The school was inspected for a third time in January 2005 and received another oustanding inspection report. The admissions test include VR, Maths and continuous writing for entry into Year 7 and tests in Maths, English, Science & French for casual admissions in Years 8 and above.
Converted to an academy June 2011. ...Read more
What the parents say...
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking French at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Art & Design (Photography) at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking English Language at an English Grammar School (GCSE)
State grammar school
Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
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