Beverley Grammar School
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
About Beverley Grammar School
Beverley Grammar School is a boys-only, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in Beverley, East Yorkshire. It is an academy converter supported by a single-academy trust, The Beverley Grammar School Trust, and it works in partnership with schools including Hunger Hill in Doncaster, Harrogate Grammar School and the Ebor Teaching School Alliance in York.
Along with Beverley High School for girls, it provides a mixed sixth form. A smaller than average secondary school, Beverley Grammar School provides 920 places for secondary and sixth-form students aged 11-18 when fully subscribed.
The oldest state school in England, Beverley Grammar School was founded in 700AD. With multiple relocations over the years, the school grew from as few as 70 students to the size it is today, with many renovations throughout the 20th century and beyond.
Values and vision
Beverley Grammar School aims to give students the ambition and confidence to achieve their dreams, and the independence and resilience to overcome barriers. Teachers strive to instil tolerance and empathy in their pupils. The school places high expectations on its students, while providing a consistent and respectful environment. It values all students in order to make sure their time in education is a memorable and successful one.
“As a result of good and sometimes outstanding teaching, students make good progress across a wide range of subjects. They make good progress in English and outstanding progress in mathematics. The quality of teaching is good, as clear, explanations, good questioning and regular checking of students’ work help them make good progress.”