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Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham WA14 2NL
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is a selective academy. It has about 1,370 girls aged between 11 and 18. In September 2008 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Bright Futures Educational Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Cedar Mount Academy and South Shore Academy.)
Particular strengths include Attainment, Progress, Destinations and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Representation and Admissions.
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
0.5Loreto Grammar School
0.5Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
0.5North Cestrian School
0.9Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
1.4Wellington School
1.6Altrincham College
1.8Saint Ambrose College
2.8Ashton-on-Mersey School
3.0Dixons Brooklands Academy
3.2Sale Grammar School
3.2Sale High School
3.4Saint Paul's Catholic High 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.)
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.)
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
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is excellent, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are very low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite low.
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 is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is 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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