Ermysted's Grammar School A GSG School
- Ermysted's Grammar School
- Head: Michael Evans
- T 01756 792186
- F 01756 793714
- E admin@ermysted…n-yorks.sch.uk
- W www.ermysteds.n-yorks.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: North Yorkshire
- Pupils: 789
- Religion: None
- Open days: July
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 22nd October 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 18th October 2005
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Skipton can be described as a sleepy market town, but this school produces very able boys capable of getting to the top, who may need a bit of pushing to do so. It is getting a great deal right in...
What the school says...
Entry to Ermysted's Grammar School at age 11 is overseen by the LA. The entry tests consist of verbal and non-verbal reasoning (VR and NVR). Entry into other years, (ie years 8 to 11 inclusive) if places are available, is via testing in curriculum based subjects (mathematics, English, science). If interested, contact the Head Master.
For entry into the sixth form contact the Head Master - applications welcomed at any time. Requirements are a minimum of 6 GCSEs (ie grades A* - C) with grade B in the subjects to be followed at AS level (there are a few exceptions such as in mathematics where a grade A is required). A reference from the applicant's present school is also requested. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysSkipton can be described as a sleepy market town, but this school produces very able boys capable of getting to the top, who may need a bit of pushing to do so. It is getting a great deal right in a wide sense, if the boys we met...
Since September 2016, Michael Evans, previously deputy head at St Olave’s Grammar School in Kent.
High achievers. At A level in 2015: 70 per cent A*-B with 45 per cent A*/A; most do four along with general studies; AQA Bacc (very good EPQ results); last Ofsted rated teaching outstanding. Non standard subjects: Latin, classical civilisation, economics (the room presided over by three plaster gnomes sitting on the window sill - the Gnomes of Zurich?), psychology, critical thinking. Also government and politics, drama and theatre studies, PE and...