Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet


Name Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet
Website http://www.qebarnet.co.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 09 January 2008
Address Queen’s Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4DQ
Phone Number 02084414646
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Boys
Number of Pupils 1245 (100% boys)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 14.9
Percentage Free School Meals 1.3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 43.8%

Description of the school

Founded in 1573, Queen Elizabeth’s is a selective, foundation school. Both the school and the sixth form are larger than average. The school is very popular and over-subscribed. Boys sit entrance tests to join the school in Year 7, with some places being allocated on musical ability. A much higher proportion than is the national average come from minority ethnic backgrounds. The percentage of students learning English as an additional language is also above average. The largest ethnic group, apart from White British, is Asian. The percentage of students with learning difficulties and disabilities is much smaller than average. The school was awarded music specialist status in 2004, has Investors in People status and several other national awards, including Healthy School status. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate