Torquay Girls’ Grammar School

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County Devon
Address Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, 30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
Type Girls’ Grammar
Pupils 858
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days June/September
Competition 3+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format CEM 11 Plus – Verbal Reasoning (including comprehension),         Non-Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning (Maths) and English and Maths papers set by school.



Information about the school – Torquay Girls’ Grammar School

Torquay Girls Grammar School converted to academy status in February 2011. Its specialist status in the humanities was also re-designated in 2008. The specialist subjects are geography, history and religious education. The school is of average size for a secondary school. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is well below that found in most schools. The number of students from minority ethnic groups is about average, as is the number of students who speak English as an additional language. The proportion of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities, including those with a statement of special educational needs, is well below average. Most students join the school at age 11 years and continue into the sixth form. The school collaborates with the local boys’ grammar school to extend the curriculum offer for sixth form students at both schools.