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Our School

Founded in 1910, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS) is proud of its long tradition of academic success, sporting and cultural achievements and caring service to the community.

Currently there are 1368 on roll, including 362 in the sixth form.

Every student is valued equally and encouraged to develop their potential to the full. The school is proud of the diversity in its student body and is committed to providing an environment in which all students feel they belong and can thrive.

AGGS is part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET). Staff are passionate about working together within and beyond the school to achieve the aspirational vision: the best for everyone, the best from everyone. The Trust is an organisation that is underpinned by values of: community, integrity and passion. In everything staff do, they remember that they are accountable to the children, families and communities that they serve.

Ms Stephanie Gill, the Principal of AGGS, works closely with colleagues to ensure that the school maintains the very highest standards. Enjoyment of learning, self-discipline, concern for others and opportunities for leadership lie at the heart of the school’s ethos.

The school is attractively situated in Bowdon. There is a pleasing mixture of building styles, preserving the best of the old and incorporating state-of-the-art facilities, reflecting AGGS’s status as a national Teaching School.

AGGS is one of the highest performing schools in the country, rated outstanding in every area by Ofsted at the last inspection.