Skegness Grammar School
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|Address||Skegness Grammar School, Vernon Road, Skegness PE25 2QS|
|Places in Year 7||130|
|Competition||4+ applicants for every place|
|Exam Format||GL 11 Plus, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning|
Information about the school – Skegness Grammar School
Skegness Grammar School is a smaller-than-average secondary school. It selects students by ability. It gained specialist status in sports in September 2001 and mathematics and computing in 2006. In 2008 the school gained a third specialism in science. Students join the school from a range of primary schools in a wide geographical area. The school has boarding facilities; currently 48 students are boarding. Almost all students are of White British heritage although other ethnic groups are represented and of these, the largest group is of Black African heritage. The proportion of students that speak English as an additional language is below that found nationally and all speak English fluently. The known eligibility for free school meals is below average. The number of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities is below that found nationally and the number of students with a statement of special educational need is also below average. The school holds the Healthy Schools Award and the Sportsmark Gold award.
At the time of the inspection the headmaster had been in post three weeks.