The King’s School

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County Lincolnshire
Address The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham NG31 6RP
Type Boys’ Grammar
Pupils 1,016
Places in Year 7 140/150
Open Days July
Competition 4+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning



Description of the school – The King’s School

The King’s School, Grantham is a medium sized selective grammar school for boys aged between 11 and 18. Students are drawn from across south-east Lincolnshire and parts of Nottinghamshire. There are 962 students on roll, of whom 251 are sixth form students. The school population reflects a wide social and economic background but overall, socio-economic indicators are well above average. The school has very low levels of students entitled to free school meals and a well below average proportion of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The majority of students are White British with students of minority ethnic backgrounds making up around 8% of the school population. The school has held specialist college status for business

and enterprise since 2003 and is currently awaiting re-designation. It has achieved Artsmark and Sportsmark awards. The school runs its sixth form provision in conjunction with a local secondary school for girls.