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  • Sutton Grammar School
    Manor Lane
    Sutton
    Surrey
    SM1 4AS
  • Head: Mr G Ironside
  • T 020 8642 3821
  • F 020 8661 4500
  • E sgs@suttonlea.org
  • W www.suttongram….sutton.sch.uk
  • A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Sutton
  • Pupils: 900
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: September
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 28th November 2008
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 17th November 2005
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Highly selective and always in the top ten per cent of the highest achieving schools. Needless to say, it delivers mostly excellent results. Everything runs like clockwork in this traditional focused grammar school. Boys are well-behaved, motivated and articulate. Great mix of brains from all over the world, 30 to 40 per cent of the boys are from other cultures. Good mix of male and female staff, most of them long serving. One boy told us 'it's great that…

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Music at an English Grammar School (GCSE)

School associations

State grammar school

What The Good Schools Guide says

Headmaster

Since 1990, Mr Gordon Ironside MA PGCE (50s). Read physics at Cambridge, then taught maths at Alleyn's and Sutton Grammar before becoming deputy head in 1987. Married to a fellow teacher, he has three grown-up children who all attended Sutton grammar schools. One son continues what has become a bit of a family tradition and teaches in another local grammar school. Head is involved in a lot of charity work; he is a governor of the local hospital school and adult education college. Affable, hard working and thoroughly dedicated to education all round. Parents say he is always on hand and has the confidence to allow his staff to run their own departments. They appreciate his experience and all the guidance he offers their sons. Head has many interests in the arts, sports and...

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Special Education Needs

10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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