Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School

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Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School


Name Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School
Website http://www.lggs.org.uk
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 01 July 2009
Address Regent Street, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1SF
Phone Number 01524581661
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 917 (100% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.6
Academy Sponsor Lancaster Girls' Grammar School
Local Authority Lancashire
Percentage Free School Meals 4.2%
Percentage English is Not First Language 8%
Persisitent Absence 3.9%
Pupils with SEN Support 7.7%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School is situated within a selective education area. The proportion of students in the school without English as their first language is below half the national average and the proportion from minority ethnic groups is just over half the national average. The number of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is very low. The school was one of the first specialist technology colleges in the country, and acquired a second specialism in languages in 2006. In addition, the school has Leading Edge status and holds an International School award. It also has Artsmark, Healthy Schools and Investors in People awards, and is a Flagship Food for Life School. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate