St Ambrose College

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County Greater Manchester
Address St Ambrose College, Wicker Lane, Halebarns, Altrincham WA15 0HE
Type Boys’ Catholic Grammar
Pupils 963
Places in Year 7 130
Open Days July
Competition 6+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus -Verbal Reasoning, Maths and English 



Description of the school – St Ambrose College

St Ambrose is a Catholic boys’ grammar school which is situated in an affluent area, however, most students come from outside the local area. They come from a range of backgrounds, although the entitlement to free school meals is low. Students are selected on the basis of an entrance examination. While the proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is increasing, it is still well below the national average. Very few students have learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The school gained specialist status in mathematics and computing in 2005.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for St Ambrose College

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