Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

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About Altrincham Grammar School for Boys


Name Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Website http://www.agsb.co.uk
Inspections
Ofsted Inspections
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Address Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2RS
Phone Number 01619280858
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Boys
Number of Pupils 1339 (100% boys)
Academy Sponsor The Hamblin Education Trust
Local Authority Trafford
Percentage Free School Meals 2.20%
Percentage English is Not First Language 12.5%
Persistent Absence 4.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 3.2%
Highlights from Latest Inspection
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Description of the school

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys is a selective school which is average in size. Students come to the school from a wide catchment area. The vast majority are from relatively advantaged social and economic backgrounds.

The proportion of students eligible for free school meals is well below the national average. Very few students have learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups has increased since the last inspection and is now higher than that found nationally.

Similarly, the proportion who do not have English as a first language is higher than average. The school has been a specialist Language College since 2003. Awards achi...eved by the school include the Healthy Schools Award and the International School Award.

Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate