Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls

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  • Great Midlands Fun Run

    Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls has presented cheques to the charities benefiting from the school’s participation in this year’s Great Midlands Fun Run. Ronald McDonald House and Breast Friends were presented with cheques which totalled over £11,400.

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  • National Challenge Champion School

    Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls has recently been awarded the accolade of National Challenge 'Champion School' for 2013-14. We are only one of 47 schools in the country to receive this award for the large participation rate of our Year 11 students in the National Citizen Service's National Challenge Programme. Lauren Levya describes her experiences on The Challenge.

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  • Year 11 Business Studies & DT students go to Cadbury World

    In October, Ms Grossett took the Year 11 Business Studies students on a visit to Cadbury World, to widen our knowledge on the marketing aspect of large businesses. The day consisted of an educational talk, a tour and a 4D experience.

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  • Reflections on the first year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Last year Allie Hexley, a student at Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, was the only student in the country to secure a place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). One year on, she describes her experiences:


Welcome to Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls.

I am delighted to take this opportunity to introduce you to our school.

Established over 80 years ago, the school has developed both in size and prestige. Today we are a thriving community, celebrated for our academic excellence, creativity and enrichment opportunities. Above all, we pride ourselves on attaining the highest standards; promoted through personal care and encouragement and achieved through respect for tradition and openness to innovation.

A supportive and welcoming environment, a dedicated staff and a rich mix of activities make for a stimulating and rewarding education within the school. We encourage each girl to develop a variety of practical skills, an enquiring mind, a range of interests and consideration for others. Our belief in the moral purpose of the learning experience we provide is summed up by our school motto: ‘Not for our own advantage but for the common good’. We provide an extensive range of opportunities so that our students flourish as thoughtful, caring, confident and assured young adults ready to begin the next stage of their lives.

Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls has a wonderful tradition and an exciting future as we prepare our students to meet the challenges of the 21st century with confidence. Our students are the leaders of the future; in the professions, the community and the country. Our provision ensures academic excellence, community involvement and unique opportunities for our students to further develop their leadership skills.

This website offers a flavour of the balance which we seek to achieve between hard work, personal responsibility and enjoyment. I hope that you will want to share in our success and become part of our vibrant school community. The most effective way of finding out what our school offers is to visit us and I very much look forward to meeting you.

Maggie Shackleton

Maggie Shackleton - Headteacher - Sutton Coldfield Grammar Schoool for Girls