Torquay Boys’ Grammar School

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Torquay Boys’ Grammar School


Name Torquay Boys’ Grammar School
Website http://www.tbgs.co.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 06 June 2007
Address Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL
Phone Number 01803615501
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Boys
Number of Pupils 1074 (97% boys 3% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.1
Academy Sponsor Torquay Boys' Grammar School
Local Authority Torbay
Percentage Free School Meals 3%
Percentage English is Not First Language 3.8%
Persisitent Absence 7%
Pupils with SEN Support 1.2%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Torquay Boys’ Grammar School is a selective school drawing students from a large number of primary schools in Torbay and the surrounding area. The proportion of students entitled to free school meals is well below average, although the school’s catchment area is not prosperous. There are very few students from minority ethnic groups or with a first language other than English. The school has held specialist languages status for a number of years and has recently been awarded a second specialism in business and enterprise education. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate