HC Deb 25 June 1979 vol 969 cc26-32W
Mr. Thomas Cox

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the grammar schools that still exist in England.

Dr. Boyson

The information, based on a preliminary analysis of returns submitted to my Department in January 1979, is as follows:


  • Henrietta Barnett' Girls Grammar School, Hendon.
  • St. Michaels Convent Girls Grammar School, Finchley.


  • Bexley Grammar School.
  • Chislehurst and Sidcut Grammar School.
  • St. Mary's R.C. Grammar School for Boys.


  • Beaverwood School for Girls.
  • Newstead Wood School for Girls.
  • St. Olave's School.


  • Latymer School.


  • Isleworth School for Boys.


  • Tiffin County School for Girls.
  • Tiffin Boys School, Kingston.


  • Ilford County High School for Boys.
  • Woodford County High School for Girls.


  • Sutton Manor High School for Boys.
  • Wallington High School for Boys.
  • Wallington High School for Girls.
  • Nonsuch High School, Cheam.


  • Handsworth Grammar School for Boys.
  • King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys, Aston.
  • King Edward's Camp Hill Grammar School for Boys.
  • King Edward's Camp Hill Grammar School for Girls.
  • King Edward VI Fiveways Grammar School for Boys.
  • King Edward VI Grammar School for Girls, Handsworth.
  • Bishop Vesey's Grammar School.


  • Queen Mary's Grammar School.
  • Queen Mary's High School.


  • Wolverhampton Girls High School.
  • Wolverhampton Grammar School.


  • Liverpool Institute Boys High School.
  • Liverpool Institute Girls High School.
  • St. Hilda's C. of E. Girls High School.
  • Convent of Mercy Girls High School.
  • De la Salle Boys Grammar School.
  • Cardinal Allen R.C. Grammar School for Boys.
  • La Sagesse Girls High School.
  • Mary Help of Christians R.C. High School.
  • Notre Dame High School for Girls.


  • King George V School.


  • Bebington Wirral County Grammar School for Boys.
  • Bebington Wirral County Grammar School for Girls.
  • Hoylake, Calday Grange County Grammar School for Boys.
  • Hoylake, West Kirby County Grammar School for Girls.


  • Bolton County Grammar School.
  • Smithills Moor Grammar School.
  • Smithills Grammar School.
  • Hayward Grammar.
  • Deane Grammar School.
  • Farnworth Grammar School.


  • Whitefield Stand Grammar School for Boys.
  • Whitefield Stand Grammar School for Girls.
  • Prestwich St. Peter's R.C. Boys Grammar School.


  • Middleton, Cardinal Langley R.C. Grammar School.


  • Hyde County Grammar School for Boys.
  • Dukinfield Astley County Grammar School for Girls.
  • Ashton-under-Lyne Grammar School.
  • Audenshaw Grammar School.
  • Droylsden Fairfield High School for Girls.


  • Altrincham Grammar School for Boys.
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Girls.
  • Sale Grammar School for Boys.
  • Sale Grammar School for Girls.
  • Urmston Grammar School for Boys.
  • Urmston Grammar School for Girls.
  • Stretford Grammar School for Boys.
  • Stretford Grammar School for Girls.


  • The Heath School.
  • The Princess Mary School.
  • The Highlands School.
  • Brighouse Girls Grammar School.
  • The Crossley and Porter School.
  • Hipperholme Grammar School.
  • Rastrick Grammar School.


  • Batley Grammar School for Girls.
  • Heckmondwike Grammar School.


  • Westminster, St. Marylebone Grammar School.
  • Southwark, Mary Datchelor School.
  • Tower Hamlets, Parmiters School.


  • Cotham Grammar School.
  • Fairfield Grammar School.


  • Reading, Kendrick Girls School.
  • Reading School.
  • Slough Grammar School for Boys.
  • Slough High School for Girls.
  • Langley Grammar School.
  • Slough, The Herschel High School.
  • Bracknell, Ranelagh Grammar School.
  • Slough, St. Bernard's Convent.


  • Dr. Challoner's Grammar School, Amersham.
  • The John Hampden School, High Wycombe.
  • Sir William Borlases School, Marlow.
  • Burnham Grammar School.
  • The Lady Verney High School, High Wycombe.
  • Aylesbury High School.
  • Dr. Challoner's High School, Amersham.
  • Sir Henry Floyd School, Aylesbury.
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  • Beaconsfield High School for Girls.
  • Chesham High School.
  • Aylesbury Grammar School.
  • The Royal Latin School, Buckingham.
  • The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe.
  • Wycombe High School, High Wycombe.


  • Warrington Boteler Grammar School for Boys.
  • Warrington High School for Girls.
  • Macclesfield County High School for Girls.
  • Congleton County Grammar School for Girls.


  • Penzance, Humphrey Davy Grammar School.
  • Penzance County Grammar School for Girls.


  • Kendal High School.
  • Kirkby Lonsdale Grammar School.
  • Barrow-in-Furness County Grammar School for Boys.
  • Barrow-in-Furness County Grammar School for Girls.
  • Hevesham Grammar School.
  • Kendal Grammar School.
  • Keswick School.
  • Our Lady's R.C. Secondary School, Barrow-in-Furness.


  • Ernest Bailey Grammar School, Matlock.


  • Colyton Grammar School.
  • Ottery St. Mary, Kings School.
  • Teignmouth Grammar School.
  • Torquay Grammar School for Boys.
  • Torquay Grammar School for Girls.
  • Churston Grammar School.
  • Plymouth Devonport High School for Boys.
  • Plymouth Devonport High School for Girls.
  • Plymouth Sutton High School for Boys.
  • Plymouth Stoke Damerel High School for Girls.
  • Plymouth High School for Girls.
  • Plympton Grammar School.


  • Dorchester Grammar School for Girls.
  • Shaftesbury High School for Girls.
  • Fosters County Grammar School, Sherborne.
  • Lord Digby's County Grammar School, Sherborne.
  • Parkstone Grammar School, Poole.
  • The Grammar School, Poole.
  • The Grammar School, Weymouth.
  • Bournemouth School.
  • Bournemouth School for Girls.
  • Shaftesbury Boys Grammar School.
  • Hardyes School, Dorchester.


  • Durham Johnston Secondary School.
  • Wellfield Secondary School.


  • Hove Grammar School for Boys.
  • Hove Grammar School for Girls.


  • Colchester County High School for Girls.
  • Southend High School for Boys.
  • Southend High School for Girls.
  • Westcliff High School for Boys.
  • Westcliff High School for Girls.
  • Chelmsford County High School for Girls.
  • Loughton County High School.
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School.
  • Chelmsford King Edward VI Grammar School.
  • Davenant Foundation Grammar School.


  • Crypt Grammar School.
  • Sir Thomas Rich's School.
  • Denmark Road Girls High School.
  • Ribston Hall Girls High School.
  • Colwell School for Girls.
  • Royal Forest of Dean Grammar School
  • Northleach Westwoods Grammar School.
  • Marling School, Stroud.
  • Stroud Girls High School.
  • Cheltenham Grammar School for Boys.
  • Cheltenham, Pates Grammar School for Girls.


  • Petersfield, Churchers College.
  • King Edward VI School.


  • Ross-on-Wye Grammar School.
  • Worcester Grammar School for Girls.
  • Worcester Royal Grammar School.


  • Dartford Grammar School for Girls.
  • Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Girls.
  • Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls.
  • Chatham Grammar School for Girls.
  • Folkestone Grammar School for Girls.
  • Folkestone, Harvey Grammar School.
  • Dover Grammar School for Boys.
  • Dover Grammar School for Girls.
  • Ramsgate, Chatham House Grammar School for Boys.
  • Ramsgate, Clarendon House Grammar School for Girls.
  • Dartford Grammar School.
  • Rochester Grammar School for Girls.
  • Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich.
  • Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Rochester.
  • Queen Elizabeth's School, Faversham.
  • Simon Langton School for Boys, Canterbury.
  • Simon Langton School for Girls, Canterbury.
  • The Skinners Company's School, Tunbridge Wells.
  • The Judd School, Tonbridge.


  • Lancaster Girls Grammar School.
  • Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School.
  • Clitheroe Grammar School for Boys.
  • Clitheroe Grammar School for Girls.
  • Kirkham Grammar School.
  • Lancaster Royal Grammar School.


  • Kesteven and Grantham Girls School.
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School for Girls.
  • Boston High School for Girls.
  • Spalding High School for Girls.
  • Gainsborough, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.
  • Gainsborough Girls High School.
  • Skegness Grammar School.
  • Bourne Grammar School.
  • Grantham, The King's School.
  • Sleaford Carre's Grammar School.
  • Boston Grammar School for Boys.
  • Alford, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.
  • Caistor Grammar School.
  • Horncastle, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.
  • Spilsby, King Edward VI Grammar School.
  • Spalding Grammar School.


  • Wymondham College.
  • Diss County Grammar School.
  • Fakenham County Grammar School.
  • North Walsham Girls High School.
  • Downham Grammar School.
  • Oriel Grammar School, Great Yarmouth.
  • Kings Lynn, King Edward VII Grammar School.
  • West Norfolk and Kings Lynn High School.
  • The Paston Grammar School, North Walsham.
  • Fulmerston Grammar School, Thetford.
  • Great Yarmouth Grammar School.
  • Gorleston Grammar School.


  • Mill Mount Girls Grammar School.
  • Nunthorpe Boys Grammar School.
  • Queen Anne Girls Grammar School.
  • Selby Grammar School.
  • Ripon Grammar School.
  • Archbishop Holgate's Grammar School.
  • Skipton High School.
  • Ermysted's Grammar School.


  • Retford High School for Girls.
  • East Retford King Edward VT Grammar School for Boys.


  • Newport High School for Girls.
  • Oswestry High School for Boys.
  • Oswestry Girls High School.
  • Shrewsbury Priory School for Boys.
  • Shrewsbury Priory School for Girls.
  • Shrewsbury. The Wakeman School.
  • Newport, Adams Grammar School.


  • Bruton Sexeys School.


  • Tamworth, the Grammar School of Elizabeth, Queen of England.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme Boys High School Endowed.
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme Orme Girls School Endowed.


  • Framlingham Mills County Grammar School.


  • Alcester Grammar School.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar School for Girls.
  • Rugby High School for Girls.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon King Edward VI Gram mar School.
  • Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby.


  • Salisbury, South Wilts Grammar School for Girls.
  • Salisbury, Bishop Wordsworths Grammar School for Boys.
  • Bradford-on-Avon, Fitzmaurice Grammar School.