Westlands Grammar School

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County Devon
Address Westlands Grammar School, Westlands Lane, Torquay TQ1 3PE
Type Mixed Bilateral school (part selective entry) 50% of places based on ability
Pupils 1,322
Places in Year 7 135 selective places
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 this school – Westlands Grammar School

Westlands is larger than the average-sized secondary school.

The school has a specialism in mathematics and computing and has achieved the Investors in Education Business Partnerships (IEBP), Investors in People (IiP), Healthy Schools and Investors in Careers (IiC) awards.

Almost all students are from White British, Irish or Any other White or mixed White backgrounds. The proportion of students who speak English as an additional language is average, while the proportion from minority ethnic groups is below average.

The proportion of students for whom the school receives the pupil premium is above the national average. The pupil premium is additional funding to support students known to be eligible for free school meals, looked after children and children of service families because they are at risk of underachieving.

The proportions of students who are disabled or are supported by school action and those supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs are well above national averages.

All provision for a small number of students in alternative provision is arranged by the school in collaboration with Coombe Pafford Special School and Brixham College.

The school meets the government’s current floor standard, which sets the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress.