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Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham WA14 2RS
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys is a selective academy. It has about 1,340 boys aged between 11 and 18. In November 2007 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Hamblin Education Trust. (North Cestrian School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Attainment, Disadvantaged pupils, Destinations and Progress. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Admissions and Finances.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.
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Distance
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Score Name
0.5Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
0.8Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
0.9North Cestrian School
0.9Loreto Grammar School
1.3Altrincham College
1.3Saint Ambrose College
1.4Wellington School
2.9Dixons Brooklands Academy
3.0Saint Paul's Catholic High School
3.0Ashton-on-Mersey School
3.2Sale High School
3.3Sale Grammar School
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Attainment: Excellent. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high. Show details
Progress: Excellent. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Above average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite low.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is excellent, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is very low. There is an entrance exam.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community. Show details

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2022
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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