Wirral Grammar School for Girls

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Wirral Grammar School for Girls
Motto Monumentum aere perennius
("A monument more lasting than bronze", from Horace's Poem 3:30)
Established 1931
Type Grammar school;
Academy
Headteacher Mrs Elaine Cogan
Location Heath Road
Bebington
Merseyside
CH63 3AF
England Coordinates: 53°20′55″N 3°00′52″W / 53.3485°N 3.0145°W / 53.3485; -3.0145
DfE number 344/4052
DfE URN 137171 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1068
Gender Girls
Ages 11–18
Website www.wirralgirls.co.uk

Wirral Grammar School for Girls is an all-girls grammar school located on the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England.

Admissions[edit]

It is situated on Heath Road, Bebington, on the Wirral Peninsula, England, next door to Wirral Grammar School for Boys. The school consists of lower school (ages 11–16) and Sixth Form (ages 17–18), and entrance is by the "eleven plus" examination. Mrs Elaine Cogan has been its head teacher since 2001.

Consistently high achieving, Wirral Grammar School for Girls has been designated as a "high performing school" by the Specialist Schools AcademiesTrust and has received an Ofsted rating of 'Outstanding' in every department.[1]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1931. It was known as the Wirral County Grammar School for Girls until the late 1990s, being administered by the Cheshire Education Committee before 1974, then the Wirral Education Committee. In the early 1970s, it had around 900 girls.

Academic performance[edit]

The school attains some of the best A-level results in North West England, coming third for A-Level Points per Pupil in the 2012 Wirral Local Authority area league table.[2]

Notable former pupils[edit]

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