Bradford Grammar School

Bradford, United Kingdom

Location: Bradford, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 6 - 19 years

About Bradford Grammar School

Bradford Grammar School is a mixed, non-denominational, all-through independent school situated in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The school caters for children from junior school through to sixth form, aged between 6-19. Admission is by exam. There are approximately 1,120 students at the school.   

Bradford Grammar School was founded in 1662 by Royal Charter and has been based on its current site since 1949. It shares a site with its junior school, Clock House. Facilities include specialist sports grounds, a swimming pool and gym.    

Head of school 

Simon Hinchliffe   

Values and vision 

Bradford Grammar School had the motto ‘Hoc Age’, translating to ‘get on and do it’. The school prides itself on being straightforward and honest in its approach to education and wishes to create opportunities for all students during their education. Community is at the heart of Bradford Grammar School, both across West Yorkshire and internationally. It demonstrates this through volunteering, teaching courses and fundraising. The school embraces academic, sporting and creative achievements and wises to embrace and nurture students. It believes that happiness is the key to success. The school’s five core values are: excellence, compassion, determination, opportunity and service. Bradford Grammar School has a wide range of extra-curricular activities for students to discover new hobbies and interests and learn new skills. These include a debating society which competes at national level and a cadet force. Pupils at the school are high achievers and in 2016, 71% of GCSE results were awarded A* or A.    

Independent School Inspectorate  

The quality of the pupils’ overall achievement is outstanding. Pupils are well educated and the school is successful in achieving its aim to maintain a school where pupils are happy, valued and can flourish, and that is academically challenging and rigorous”.   

View Bradford Grammar School’s latest ISI report 

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Address: Junior and Senior School, Keighley Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 4JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 542492
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