Altrincham Grammar for Girls

Altrincham Grammar for Girls

Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls was founded in 1910 and has since had a long tradition of academic and sporting success. Having held Language College Status since 2002 this has allowed for the pupils to enhance their educational experience. The use of a modern language laboratory and well-equipped specialist classrooms has enabled the school to develop extra opportunities for its pupils to expand academically.

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School Location

School Details
School Type Grammar
Address Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire
Postcode WA14 2NL
Phone 0161 912 5912
Fax 0161 941 7400
Email Address Contact Altrincham Grammar for Girls
Website Visit the Altrincham Grammar for Girls website
Miles From Lymm 1
School Hours

  • 8:40am - School Starts
  • 3:30pm - Home Time

There are 5 hourly teaching periods a day equating to 25 teaching hours per week.

Term Dates

Spring Half Term

Fri 12 Feb - Mon 22 Feb.


Thu 25 Mar - Mon 12 Apr.

Half Term

Fri 28 May - Mon 7 Jun.

Break up for Summer

Tue 20 July.

Number of Pupils 1220
Number of Pupils Admitted Yearly 170
Special Needs

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls recognises that each pupil is an individual with regards to Special Educational Needs. They aspire to work in partnership with the pupils, their parents and the relevant outside organisation with the aim to integrate girls with Special Education Needs into normal teaching groups. Altrincham Grammar School for Girls works alongside the principles and policies of The Special Educational Needs and Disability Discrimination Act.

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Residential Trips

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls benefit from partnerships with schools in France, Germany, Turkey, China and South Africa allowing for regular abroad trips and work experience exchanges to be organised. For this, the school were awarded with the International School Award for its success in creating such international dimensions within the curriculum. Organised trips abroad for skiing, an adventure holiday in Devon and foreign language trips are also featured.

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Age Groups
Age Group 1Key Stage 3/Yrs 7-9/Age 11-14 Yrs
Age Group 2Key Stage 4/Yrs 10-11/Age 14-16 Yrs
Age Group 3Key Stage 5/Yrs 12-13/Age 16-18 Yrs
School Clubs
School Club 1Choir
School Club 2Computer
School Club 3Dance
School Club 4Drama
School Club 5Gymnastics
School Club 6Hockey
School Club 7Languages
School Club 8Music
School Club 9Netball
School Club 10Rounders
School Club 11Tennis
School Facilities
School Facility 1Netball Courts
School Facility 2Tennis Courts
School Staff
HeadmistressMrs Dana Ross-Wawrzynski

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