The Royal Grammar School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1393
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Boys
TYPE
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(9/10/19)
Full Report - All Reports
100%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Amersham Road
High Wycombe
HP13 6QT
01494524955

School Description

Pupils benefit hugely from the exceptional, co-curricular extra experiences provided. They broaden their horizons, nurture their talents and strengthen their leadership skills. Many additional activities are led by members of the sixth form. Sixth-form students make a significant contribution to school life and achieve highly in the subjects they study. Pupils try hard, engaging fully with their learning. This is because leaders have high expectations of pupils’ commitment to the school’s values. Pupils relish the topics they study and appreciate their teachers’ enthusiasm for their subject. One pupil summed this up by saying, ‘Teachers are passionate and know their subject and are not just here for a job.’ Pupils also gain work-related skills through the ‘Ethos of Learning’ strand that is threaded through the curriculum. Pupils take a broad range of subjects, most of which are academic. Teachers support pupils well, developing them as individuals and providing them with extra help. In some but not all subjects, pupils gain profound subject-specific knowledge, skills and understanding over time. Pupils consistently show high levels of respect for each other, their teachers and those in communities beyond the school. Bullying is very rare. Pupils feel safe and well cared for.

Can I Get My Child Into This School?

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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 2020, ONS
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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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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.

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