Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Horncastle

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County Lincolnshire
Address Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Horncastle, West Street, Horncastle LN9 5AD
Type Mixed Grammar
Pupils 870
Places in Year 7 120
Open Days September
Competition 4+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning



Information about the school – Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Horncastle

This is a smaller than average-sized school. Entry is by a selection examination at age 11; the school’s policy is to accept students from the top 25% ability range nationally. Students with a wider range of ability are admitted to the sixth form. Most pupils are of White British heritage. The percentage of girls attending the school is above the national average. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is below average and that for those who speak English as an additional language is well below average. The percentage of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities, including those with a statement of special educational needs, is well below average, but covers a wide range of individual learning needs. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is well below average. The school currently holds an International School Award, a Healthy School Award, an Eco School award and the School Council Silver Award. It is designated as a High Performing Specialist School for science and modern languages.