Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

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County Greater Manchester – Altrincham
Address Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham WA14 2RS
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 1,230
Places in Year 7 175
Open Days June
Competition 6+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus Exam – Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Maths and creative writing paper set by school.



Description of the school – Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys is a selective school which is average in size. Students come to the school from a wide catchment area. The vast majority are from relatively advantaged social and economic backgrounds. The proportion of students eligible for free school meals is well below the national average. Very few students have learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups has increased since the last inspection and is now higher than that found nationally. Similarly, the proportion who do not have English as a first language is higher than average. The school has been a specialist Language College since 2003. Awards achieved by the school include the Healthy Schools Award and the International School Award.