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

Graham Hamilton - Head Teacher
Welcome from
the Head Teacher

We are now accepting applications for entry to
Year 12 in September 2015

Results are excellent – our three year trend at A2 is 74% A*-B
Our minimum entrance requirement is 6A*-C GCSE grades
We offer 22 A-Level courses, full descriptions of which are here: Course Directory
A Taster Day will run in January
Visits at other times from prospective students are welcome
Further details and an application form can be obtained from (FAO Mrs. P. Bradley)

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

News Read our latest newsletter - Christmas 2014

Christmas Concert - December 8th and 9th details here
Burns Night Supper & Ceilidh - January 23rd - see the PA page

Read our new School Prospectus

The new Directory of AS & A2 Courses 2015-16 is now available along with a copy of the assembly presentation to year 11

School Holidays 2015-2016 are now available

Careers - Useful websites for when choosing a career

Cross Country Fixtures

Art - Watch Michael Lawson's A Level Digital Art Project - the student wrote the program before producing the drawings...

Effort Grades - The criteria for awarding effort grades
OFSTED Outstanding