Queen Mary’s High School

Name Queen Mary’s High School
Website http://www.qmhs.org.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 21 March 2007
Address Upper Forster Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS4 2AE
Phone Number 01922721013
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 736 (100% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.0
Academy Sponsor The Mercian Trust
Local Authority Walsall
Percentage Free School Meals 6.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 32.3%
Persisitent Absence 16.4%
Pupils with SEN Support 1.8%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

Queen Mary’s High School is a smaller-than-average selective grammar school educating girls between the ages of 11 and 18. It is oversubscribed and attracts students from a very wide area and a range of ethnic backgrounds. The number of students with learning difficulties or disabilities is very low. The school is a specialist language college and has been awarded a second specialism in mathematics and computing with effect from April 2007. It also holds an International School Award. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate