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Welcome to Bingley Grammar School


A very warm welcome to Bingley Grammar School.

I hope our website will give you an insight into the quality of care and education you can expect for your son or daughter at the school, along with the range of exciting opportunities and experiences that are on offer to enable our students to develop into confident young adults.

At Bingley Grammar, we seek to develop the skills, talents and interests of all our students as individuals. No young person learns effectively unless he or she feels safe, secure and happy. Bingley Grammar School is a caring and supportive school and we try to address the individual needs of every student through a comprehensive, flexible pastoral system. As such, we work together to develop self-respect, self-discipline and self-understanding.

We look forward to our future but we value our past and particularly our traditions, believing they provide a solid and stable foundation for the whole school. Our well-established house system at the heart of the school helps to foster a strong sense of belonging.

We, as a school, are extremely proud of all our students and we look forward to welcoming you and your family to our school.

School Ethos

Our ethos has been developed to highlight the fundamental core values that we hold in school and will be used in all aspects of school life to drive us forward in our journey at Bingley Grammar School.

Belong

  • To promote a caring school community
  • To support our students to feel safe and happy in school
  • To encourage respect for others
  • To understand the world around us

Grow

  • To develop socially, academically, morally and spiritually
  • To show progress in your learning by achieving your goals

Succeed

  • To achieve your full potential
  • To gain academic results that allow you to choose your next steps
  • To become a responsible young adult

Mission Statement

At Bingley Grammar School we belong to a school community where we feel safe, connected, understood, and supported.  Bingley Grammar School inspires students and staff to grow and achieve their full potential by providing guidance, support and opportunities. We will succeed because we have the drive and determination to be the best we can be in all aspects of our lives.

“Working together to be the best that we can be”

About us

By choosing to join our highly successful Sixth Form, your next two years are going to be exciting, challenging and ultimately rewarding.

We work very hard to make sure we give you the best education that we can provide. We have a long tradition of excellent examination results with students achieving high levels of attainment and progress.

Students are respected as individuals and are encouraged to make the transition into young adulthood with increased independence. We have high expectations for all who study with us and we are passionate about providing exceptional support to help you achieve.

Belong, Grow, Succeed

Our Sixth Form is a community that we want everyone to be a part of, can actively contribute to, feel included in and take responsibility for.

Our shared core purposes are to ensure that we maximise student learning, student experience and student support. We believe that these purposes exist so that students can be the best they can be.

We want you to learn well, both inside and outside the classroom, gain positive experiences and feel supported during your time here and in your aspirations for the future.

Facilities available

Sports Centre

Bingley Grammar School sports centre operates out of school hours during evenings and weekends.

Our facility boasts a Large Sports Hall, 18m Heated Swimming Pool, Small Gym, Climbing Wall & Fitness Suite. All of these facilities are available for hire. Plus 5 a-side Football, Badminton Courts and Table Tennis.

Additional support

16-19 Bursary Fund and Free School Meals

The 16-19 Bursary Fund and Free School Meals scheme can provide financial support to help some students in their learning. Schools are responsible for awarding bursaries to students, deciding the amounts, dates of payments and setting conditions that students should meet in order to receive payments. 

Please note that the information below may be subject to change following guidance from the Education and Funding Agency.  Any changes will be updated on our website.

The Bursary scheme is made up of two parts:

1. A payment of £1,200 to a small group of the most vulnerable students who fall into one of the following categories:

  • Young people who are, or who have recently been, looked after children in the care of the Local Authority or foster parents
  • Young people who receive Income Support or Universal Credit in their own name
  • Disabled young people in receipt of both Employment Support Allowance and either Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment in their own name.

2. Half-termly discretionary payments awarded to students with successful applications. Applications will only be successful if students are in receipt of free school meals OR if total household assessed income is £21,000 or below, including Tax Credits, and the student provides sufficient indication of how the funds are to be spent.

To qualify for Free School Meals parents/carers should be in receipt of one or more of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual income of less than £16,190, provided they are not receiving Working Tax Credit
  • The “Guaranteed” element of the State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (you will need to apply directly to the school not Bradford Council)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Universal Credit.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Bingley Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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