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Hymers is an unpretentious place. Standards and expectations are high and exam results very commendable. Little, if anything, to match it locally. Where talent is recognised (whether in sport, music or the arts) pupils are given support and encouragement but are expected to demonstrate commitment and be prepared to put in extra time and effort after school and on Saturdays. Opting out isn't an option. Pupils are open, bright, positive and enthusiastic. They value the… 

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Since September 2019, Justin Stanley (40s), previously deputy head at Hereford Cathedral School. Classics degree from Cambridge; previous posts include head of classics at Nottingham High and Manchester Grammar. He is married to Rachel and they have three children.

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Academically selective on intake, 'though not as selective as most grammar schools'. Standards and expectations are high and exam results very commendable. Little, if anything, to match it locally.

In 2019, 40 per cent A*/A grades at A level (66 per cent A*/B) and 63 per cent 9-7 at GCSE. Broad curriculum includes Latin. Streaming in maths only until year 10. French, German and Spanish on offer, though linguists in the school would appreciate even more choice. Traditional offering at A level including general studies and the EPQ. At GCSE pupils take...

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