Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School

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County Buckinghamshire
Address Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, West Street, Marlow SL7 2BR
Type Mixed Grammar
Pupils 986
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days September
Competition Approx. 30% reach qualifying score. Places then awarded by distance from school gate.
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format Bucks 11 Plus CEM Style  


Information about the school – Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School is a selective school of average size. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is very low, as is the proportion of students supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs. The school exceeds the government’s current floor standard, which sets the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress.

Since the previous inspection, there have been some new members of the senior leadership team which has decreased in size overall. There is also a new Chair of the Governing Body. The school has received many awards including the Information and Communications Technology mark and Healthy Schools, Leading Edge and Investors in People status.