Grammar Schools


Here is a list of all known state grammar schools in England, set out county by county. Most of these schools have websites which can be accessed by pressing on the school name. Otherwise to find contact details of the other schools listed click on the link at the bottom of this page.

To find out details of a particular grammar school's admission procedure and the subjects they set at their 11+ exam, press on the admissions button on their website.

Greater London (within the M25)

Queen Elizabeth's School
St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, Finchley

Bexley Grammar School
Bexley-Erith Technical High School for Boys (Beths)
Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School
Townley Grammar School for Girls

Newstead Woods School for Girls
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School

Enfield Grammar School
The Latymer School

Dame Alleyn's School
The Henrietta Barnett School

Kingston upon Thames:
The Tiffin Girls' School
Tiffin School

Ilford County High School
Woodford County High School

Nonsuch High School for Girls, Cheam
Sutton Grammar School for Boys
Wallington County Grammar School
Wallington High School for Girls
Wilson's School, Wallington

Watford Grammar School for Boys
Watford Grammar School for Girls



Kendrick Girls' Grammar School
Reading School


Burnham Grammar School
Herschel Grammar School
Langley Grammar School
Slough Grammar School

St Bernard's Convent School


Cotham Grammar School
Fairfield Grammar School, Montpelier


Aylesbury Grammar School
Aylesbury High School
Beaconsfield High School

Burnham Grammar School
Chesham High School
Dr Challoner's Grammar School, Amersham
Dr Challoner's High School, Amersham
John Hampden Grammar School, High Wycombe
Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School, Aylesbury
Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
The Royal Latin School, Buckingham
Wycombe High School


Queen Elizabeth Grammar School


Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne


Colyton Grammar School

Devonport High School for Boys
Devonport High School for Girls
Plymouth High School for Girls

Churston Grammar School
Torquay Boys' Grammar School

Torquay Grammar School for Girls


Bournemouth School
Bournemouth School for Girls
Poole Grammar School
Parkstone Grammar School, Poole

Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Colchester County High School for Girls
Colchester Royal Grammar School
King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
Newport Free Grammar School, Saffron Walden
Southend High School for Boys
Southend High School for Girls
Westcliff High School for Boys
Westcliff High School for Girls


The Crypt School, Gloucester
High School for Girls, Gloucester
Marling School, Stroud
Pate's Grammar School, Cheltenham
Ribston Hall High School, Gloucester
Sir Thomas Rich's School, Gloucester
Stroud High School

Greater Manchester

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Loreto Grammar School, Manchester
Sale Grammar School
St. Ambrose College, Manchester
Stretford Grammar School
Urmston Grammar School

Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury
Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne
Chatham House Grammar School, Ramsgate
Clarendon House Grammar School, Ramsgate
Cranbrook School
Chatham Grammar School for Boys
Chatham Grammar School for Girls
Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs
Dartford Grammar School for Boys
Dartford Grammar School for Girls
Dover Grammar School for Boys
Dover Grammar School for Girls
Gravesend Grammar School for Boys
Gravesend Grammar School for Girls
Highsted School for Girls, Sittingbourne
Highworth Grammar School for Girls, Ashford
Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone
Maidstone Grammar School
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Oakwood Park Grammar School, Maidstone
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham
Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury
Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Canterbury
Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich
The Folkestone School for Girls
The Grammar School for Girls, Wilmington
The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone
The Judd School, Tonbridge
The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford
The Skinners' School, Tunbridge Wells
Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls
Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School
Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys
Weald of Kent Grammar School for Girls, Tonbridge
Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Dartford

Medway Towns
Chatham Grammar School for Boys
Chatham Grammar School for Girls
Fort Pitt Grammar School, Chatham
Rainham Mark Grammar School, Gillingham
Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Rochester
The Rochester Grammar School for Girls


Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
Lancaster Girls Grammar School
Lancaster Royal Grammar School


Boston Grammar School
Boston High School for Girls
Bourne Grammar School
Caistor Grammar School

Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford
Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School
Kesteven and Sleaford High School
King Edward VI School,
The King's School, Grantham
Queen Elizabeth's GM Grammar School, Alford
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle
Queen Elizabeth's High School, Gainsborough
Skegness Grammar School
Spalding Queen Elizabeth Royal Free Grammar School
Spalding High School


The Liverpool Blue Coat School

Caldy Grange Grammar School, West Kirby
St Anselm's College, Birkenhead

Upton Hall Convent School, Birkenhead
West Kirby Grammar School for Girls
Wirral County Grammar School for Girls, Bebington
Wirral Grammar School for Boys, Bebington


Adams' Grammar School, Newport
Newport Girls' High School, Newport


St Joseph's College, Stoke on Trent


See under Great London above


Alcester Grammar School
King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby
Rugby High School for Girls
Stratford Upon Avon Grammar School for Girls

West Midlands

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, Sutton Coalfield
Handsworth Grammar School
King Edward VI Aston School
King Edward VI Camp Hill Girls' School
King Edward VI Camp Hill School
King Edward VI Five Ways School King Edward VI Handsworth School
Sutton Coldfield Girls' School

Queen Mary's Grammar School
Queen Mary's High School

Wolverhampton Girls' High School


Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury
South Wiltshire Grammar School for Girls

Yorkshire - North

Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton
Ripon Grammar School
Skipton Girls' High School

Yorkshire - West

Beckfoot Grammar School, Bingley
Bingley Grammar School
Crossley Heath School, Halifax
Greenhead Grammar School, Keighley
Heckmondwike Grammar School
Nab Wood Grammar School, Bingley
The North Halifax Grammar School
Oakbank School, Keighley
Salt Grammar School, Shipley
St Bede's Grammar School, Bradford
Thornton Grammar School, Bradford

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