Bourne Grammar School

Name Bourne Grammar School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 05 March 2008
Address South Road, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9JE
Phone Number 01778422288
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Christian
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1576 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.1
Academy Sponsor Bourne Grammar School
Local Authority Lincolnshire
Percentage Free School Meals 2.6%
Percentage English is Not First Language 5%
Persisitent Absence 4.6%
Pupils with SEN Support 4.8%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Bourne Grammar school is a similar size to other secondary schools, but with a larger than average sixth form. Very few students are from minority ethnic groups or have English as an additional language. Very few students have learning difficulties and/or disabilities and a well below average proportion are eligible for free school meals. The school operates in an area where there is a system of selection by ability. Students come from a wide rural area as well as from Bourne itself. Since September 2007 the school has held specialist status in performing arts. Investors in People status was awarded in October 2007. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate