Bradford Grammar School
Bradford, United Kingdom
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
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”.