Hymers College A GSG School
- Hymers College
- Head: David Elstone
- T 01482 343555
- F 01482 472854
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.hymerscollege.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Kingston Upon Hull
- Pupils: 947
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £10,600 pa
- Open days: October. The school welcomes visitors throughout the year
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Hymers College Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Founder left money in his will for a school to be built 'for the training of intelligence in whatever social rank of life it may be found among the vast and varied population of the town and port of Hull'....
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What The Good Schools Guide saysFounder left money in his will for a school to be built 'for the training of intelligence in whatever social rank of life it may be found among the vast and varied population of the town and port of Hull'. The school has remained true to his intent, with below average fees and over 120 pupils receiving financial assistance through…
Since 2006, Mr David Elstone (50s). Read history and geography at University College, Cardiff and has taught at a variety of independent schools (including six years as depute rector at Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow).
Unceremonious and determined, with a good sense of humour and plenty of drive. He was described by one parent as ‘immensely caring’. Brought in ‘massive changes’ and, as one parent told us, he ‘kept the high standards but relaxed the whole...