Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1220
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Girls
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data, ONS
0121 303 1111

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the annual School Census.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(08/11/2022)
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NATIONAL AVG. 38%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher
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School Description

Pupils at this school have a keen desire to do well. They rise to the high expectations set by staff. Pupils are well cared for and enjoy positive relationships with both staff and their peers. The school’s character education programme helps pupils to fulfil their potential and ‘be your best self’. Pupils behave extremely well. In lessons, pupils listen attentively and participate fully in their learning. At social times, pupils sit maturely and sensibly chatting with friends or in classrooms completing additional study. Bullying is rare and if it does occur, the pastoral team work quickly to address this. The school’s curriculum is broad and varied. Pupils can choose to study a range of academic subjects at both GCSE and A level. Leaders actively encourage pupils to pursue their likes and interests. In many subjects, pupils achieve impressive outcomes. Pupils participate in a range of extra-curricular activities. These support pupils’ academic learning and musical or sporting talents. There are also more unconventional clubs, such as Lego and philosophy. Several of these activities are led by sixth-form students. A large number of pupils partake in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme and many pupils are also involved in the school’s upcoming production of ‘Legally Blonde’.

Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>73, "strongly_agree"=>5, "agree"=>7, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>34, "agree"=>43, "disagree"=>14, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>43, "strongly_agree"=>27, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>16, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>16} UNLOCK Figures based on 19 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>34, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>1, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>59, "agree"=>35, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>51, "agree"=>39, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>91, "no"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 285 responses up to 02-05-2023

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