Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

Infobox UK school
name = Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls


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latitude = 52.554
longitude = -1.83
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motto = Not for our own advantage, but for the common good
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established = 1929
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type = Grammar community school
religion = Secular
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head = Mrs K Harrison
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specialist = Science
street = Jockey Road
city = Sutton Coldfield
county = West Midlands
country = England
postcode = B73 5PT
LEA = Birmingham
ofsted = 103521
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enrollment = 1,012
gender = Girls
lower_age = 11
upper_age = 18
houses = Arden, Nevil, Tudor, Vesey and Warwick
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website = http://www.suttoncoldfieldgrammar.org.uk/index.asp
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Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls is a state-funded selective grammar school and sixth form college for girls in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. It is a specialist science college, a title it received in September 2004, and a Beacon School.

It was opened on September 18 1929 as Sutton Coldfield High School. Plans for a school had begun in 1906 with sites behind Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, in Sutton Park and Rectory Park all being considered before a six acre field behind Beeches Walk was selected. The school changed its name to Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls in 1962 following a changes made to the Warwickshire policy. as a partner school to Bishop Vesey's Grammar School which was founded in 1527. The two schools regularly partner in events such as drama and operatic productions.

Upon the OfSTED inspection of September 2004, the schools had a 1,004 pupils on roll.

The 2007 examination results were well above the national average in both GCSEs and A-levels.

References

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/education/06/school_tables/secondary_schools/html/330_4300.stm The school's examination performance]
* [http://www.suttoncoldfieldgrammar.org.uk/index.asp School website]
*"Sixty Years of Sutton Coldfield Girls' School 1929 - 1989", Jane Thompson, 1989


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