Ermysted's Grammar School

Welcome to Ermysted’s Grammar School’s website

The school serves the families in Skipton and the surrounding area, including the beautiful area of the Yorkshire Dales. We are a selective boys’ grammar school and although the maintenance of high levels of achievement is an important core purpose of the school, we also recognise we play an important role in developing the creative and cultural interests of our students. Further details can be found in our Prospectus.

At Ermysted's Grammar School we are committed to safeguarding and meeting the needs of all our students. The school follows the guidance and protocols outlined by the NYCC safeguarding board. Our Child Protection Policy is available here. If you have concerns over Safeguarding please contact Mrs H Simms (

Examination Results for 2014 indicated:

  • 5A*-C  in English and Maths at 98%
  • 55.8% of results graded A-B at ‘AS’ level
  • 69.2% of results graded A*-B at ‘A’ level

See exam results for full details of GCSE, AS and A level results for 2014

Also see the DfE Performance Tables

Graham Hamilton - Head Teacher
Welcome from
the Head Teacher

Admission to Year 8 September 2015
Please be aware we have a number of places available for Admission to Year 8 In September 2015. Boys eligible for for these places will have been born between 1 September 2002 – 31 August 2003.
Admission is by a series of curriculum tests held at the school in April-May.
Boys who were unsuccessful in the admission tests for Year 7 may re-apply.
Please contact Mrs Caroline Lockyer at the school.

Great Gatsby

The breathtaking extravagance of the Jazz Age has found its way onto our stage with the production of “The Great Gatsby”. Based on Fitzgerald’s classic novel, the play adaption is set in the 1920s with the self made millionaire Jay Gatsby pursuing his life-long love for Daisy Buchanan. Filled with both fun and heart ache, you are invited to transport yourself to an age of music, dance and glamour as Ermysted’s Grammar School and Skipton Girls High School present “The Great Gatsby”.

Performance Dates:
Thursday 19th March, Friday 20th March and Saturday 21st March at 7:30pm.

Prices: Standard Admission - £6, Concessions - £4. Call 01756 792186 to reserve/book a ticket.

FAQ - Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Les Menuires 2015
Ski Trip Photos

Les Menuires 2015

Sixth Form - the Directory of AS & A2 Courses 2015-16 is now available
GCSE - the Directory of GCSE Courses 2015-2016 is now available

School Holidays - School Holidays 2015-2016 is now available

Careers - Useful websites for when choosing a career

Sport - Cross Country Fixtures

Effort Grades - The criteria for awarding effort grades
OFSTED Outstanding