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  • Wolverhampton Girls' High School
    Tettenhall Road
    West Midlands
    WV6 0BY
  • Head: Mrs Trudi Young
  • T 01902 551515
  • F 01902 328770
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  • W
  • A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Wolverhampton
  • Pupils: 892; sixth formers: 233
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: April
  • 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 Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 9th March 2009
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 28th February 2006
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

This is the school where the Right Honourable Baroness Heyhoe Flint, the greatest woman cricketer of all time, learned to play the game. She was also, incidentally, an international hockey player. It must give her much pleasure to know that six girls at WGHS currently represent their county at cricket. The school is a specialist language college and very hot on languages: everyone starts two of French, German, Japanese and Russian in year 7 and adds Latin in year 8, continuing at least one to GCSE. Teachers were in full flight – none more so than a language teacher who…

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What the school says...

Entrance examination age 11 consists of 3 tests: maths, Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning.
Entry at 16: Dependent on achieving certain grades at GCSE.

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Since 2012, Mrs Trudi Young (30s). Though perhaps not quite as young looking as her photograph would suggest, nevertheless the word ‘eponymous’ effortlessly springs to mind. Once engaged in conversation, she reveals considerably more than youthful wisdom and experience. She has plenty of those qualities as well as determination and courage. Twenty years ago she was a pupil at the school and now, slightly surprised and totally delighted, she is head. In the intervening years she attended Birmingham University, where she read mediaeval and modern history, following this up with a PGCE. Before coming back to her alma mater, she taught in Lincolnshire, followed by a stretch at Sutton Coldfield Grammar, where she was assistant and deputy head.

And so she returned, full of newly acquired experience and knowledge and with...

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