Lancaster Royal Grammar School

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Lancaster Royal Grammar School


Name Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Website http://www.lrgs.org.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
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Inspection Date 17 January 2007
Address East Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EF
Phone Number 01524580600
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Christian
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1080 (97% boys 3% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.2
Academy Sponsor Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Local Authority Lancashire
Percentage Free School Meals 2.5%
Percentage English is Not First Language 6.7%
Persisitent Absence 10.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 5.3%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

This is a selective school which draws students from across the city of Lancaster and a wide surrounding area. It is slightly larger than average in size with a large sixth form. In addition, it has boarding provision for up to 180 boys. The majority of students are from professional home backgrounds and the proportion entitled to free school meals is well below the national average. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is below that found nationally as is the proportion that does not have English as a first language. The number of students with learning difficulties and disabilities is well below that found nationally, but there are eight students with a statement for special educational need. The school has specialist status for technology and for languages. It has the Investors in People award and the Sportsmark Gold award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate