Worcester Grammar School for Girls

Worcester Grammar School for Girls

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Worcester Sixth Form College is a Sixth form college in Worcester, England. It is located in the south-east of the city and was founded on the site of the former Worcester Grammar School for Girls following reorganisation in 1983.AdmissionsThe campus of the college is over 10acre in area and it shares playing fields and sports facilities extending a further 25acre. The college enrolled 1,569 students on daytime courses in 2008/09. As one of only two state schools offering sixth form education in Worcester, the school is specialised in mainstream education for students ages 16 - 19 most of whom were aged 16 to 18. The majority of students are full-time and follow National Curriculum GCE AS and A-level courses. A January 2009 Ofsted inspection accorded the school a Grade 2 (Good).It is situated in Red Hill, next-door to Worcestershire County Hall and south of Worcester Woods Country Park. It is just over a mile north of junction 7 of the M5, accessed via the A44 and A4440. New College Worcester, a school for the blind, is nearby to the south. Worcester's running track at the Nunnery Wood Sports Complex is behind the college and Nunnery Wood High School. DEFRA have a large site south of the college.HistoryGrammar schoolAs the City of Worcester Grammar School for Girls, it was situated on Sansome Walk in the centre of Worcester. This has now became flats. It started in 1908 as the Worcester Secondary School for Girls, which moved into new buildings on 2 November 1910, and moved again in 1929 to a site in Barbourne. It became the City of Worcester Grammar School for Girls in September 1945. In September 1962 it moved to the Spetchley Road site.

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