Reading Girls’ Grammar School

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County Berkshire
Address Reading Girls’ Grammar School, Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7PY
Type Girls’ partially selective school
Pupils 653
Places in Year 7 40/45 selective places – roughly 25% of year 7 intake is selective
Open Days June/July
Competition 6+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Verbal Reasoning, Non – Verbal Reasoning, Maths 

 

 

Information about the School – Reading Girls’ Grammar School

Reading Girls’ School is smaller than the average-sized comprehensive school. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is above average. Almost two thirds of students are from minority ethnic backgrounds; the largest ethnic groups are of White British, Pakistani and African origin. Approximately two thirds of students speak English as an additional language. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs is above average; the largest groups in this category have moderate learning difficulties and emotional and behavioural difficulties. The school meets the current floor standards. The school works in partnership with a local girls’ grammar school and a nearby university. It has specialist status in business and enterprise.