Queen Elizabeth's Grammar, Alford
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
About Queen Elizabeth's Grammar, Alford
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar, Alford is a co-educational, selective secondary academy based in Lincolnshire, educating students aged 11-18.
The secondary school has approximately 575 pupils on roll. It has membership of the Young Journalist Academy and has a radio station run by its students.
Values and vision
At Queen Elizabeth's Grammar, Alford, it is believed that learning must be central to the life of every one of its pupils. The school is keen to promote the professional development of staff and its performance management scheme supports them in the regular evaluation of their work.
The school believes there is much more to school life than just what is taught in the classroom. It is dedicated to ensuring all its pupils are given plenty of opportunity to enjoy and learn from extra-curricular and cross-curricular activities, which enrich the life of the school. With its business and enterprise focus, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar hopes to gives its students the skills to make a leading contribution on a national scale.
The secondary school fosters an understanding of different cultures and traditions and a sense of wonder regarding the world in which we live. Above all, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar values achievement, mutual respect, integrity and self-discipline.
"Pupils' personal development is outstanding. They have exemplary attitudes to their learning. Their behaviour and attendance are excellent. They show respect for each other and have very well developed social skills. This is seen in their willingness to make a contribution to the school through the numerous opportunities to take responsibility and to organise activities. Sixth form students are very strongly involved in the rest of the school and provide impressive examples for others. There is a very strong sense of community in the school."