Bournemouth School for Girls

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County Dorset
Address Bournemouth School for Girls, Castle Gate Close, Castle Lane West, Bournemouth BH8 9UJ
Type Girls’ Grammar
Pupils 1,108
Places in Year 7 162
Open Days July/September
Competition 5+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English 



Information about this school – Bournemouth School for Girls

Bournemouth School for Girls is a larger-than-average 11 to 18 girls’ selective school.

The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is well below the national average. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs supported at school action is well below average. The proportion of students on the school action plus programme or with a statement of special educational needs is well below average. The proportion of students eligible for support through the pupil premium (additional funding) is well below the national average.

Most students are of White British heritage. The proportion of students who are from minority ethnic backgrounds and the proportion who speak English as an additional language are well below national averages.

Bournemouth School for Girls converted to become an academy school on 1st September 2011. When its predecessor school, Bournemouth School for Girls, was last inspected by Ofsted it was judged to be good overall. The school meets the current government floor standard, which sets the minimum expectations for attainment and progress.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Bournemouth School for Girls

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