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Founded in 1512, Wolverhampton Grammar School is an award-winning, co-educational independent day school.

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95% awarded A* - C at A Level
Wolverhampton Grammar School are National Awards Winners
School bus service covering 3 counties
529 Grade 9, 8 or 7 awards (equivalent to A* - A)
Wrap around care at Wolverhampton Grammar School
Dedicated, expert pastoral team at Wolverhampton Grammar School
25 acre site at Wolverhampton Grammar School

This is a remarkable school

The Good Schools Guide

Our mission is simple:

To deliver education that transforms lives as well as minds

Alex Frazer, Head of Wolverhampton Grammar School

Our mission is simple:

To deliver education that transforms lives as well as minds

Alex Frazer, Head of Wolverhampton Grammar School
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Great education depends on exceptional relationships. As one of the country’s oldest schools, we know that a challenging education requires a supportive, caring environment. At Wolverhampton Grammar School, no child falls between the cracks.

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Alex Frazer, Head

A glimpse of school life



A glimpse of school life



720

Students across Junior, Senior and Sixth Form

824

GCSE and iGCSE grades awarded this year

1:

8

Staff to child ratio in our Junior School

100

Extra and co-curricular clubs

Our School timeline

1512: Wolverhampton Grammar School was founded

Stephen Jenyns, Lord Mayor of London, founded Wolverhampton Grammar School.

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1875: The Compton Road campus is occupied for the first time

The school is occupied for the first time on the Compton Road site.

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1918: The end of the WWI

By the end of WWI, 105 pupils, former pupils, teachers and staff have fallen.

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1942: Women join

Women join the staff for the first time.

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1962: A visit from Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II visits Wolverhampton Grammar School to celebrate the school’s 450th anniversary.

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1979: An independent school

Wolverhampton Grammar School becomes an independent school.

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1981: Introduction of assisted places scheme

The assisted places scheme for students is introduced.

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1984: Girls are admitted into the Sixth Form

Girls are admitted into the Sixth Form for the first time.

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1992: A fully co-educational school

The school becomes fully co-educational and admits girls in Year 7.

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2004: The Big 6

Ten year old students are admitted to the school and are known as Big 6.

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2011: Junior School is reopened

Wolverhampton Grammar Junior School opens under the Headship of Andrew Hymer.

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2012: 500th anniversary

The school celebrates its 500th anniversary.

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2013: Kathy Crewe-Read is appointed

The School’s first female Head, Kathy Crewe-Read is appointed.

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