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.

Graham Hamilton - Head Teacher
Welcome from
the Head Teacher

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
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 all exam results for 2014 and the DfE Performance Tables

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.

Read our April newsletter

Enrichment Week
Full details of all activities are available here

Comic Relief Cross Country 2015
A short film by Max Nicoll of the whole school cross country. This year's races were held to help raise money for Comic Relief

Les Menuires 2015
Ski Trip Photos

Les Menuires 2015

Sixth Form - download the Directory of AS & A2 Courses 2015-16
GCSE - download the Directory of GCSE Courses 2015-2016

Useful websites for when choosing a career

Cross Country Fixtures

Effort Grades
The criteria for awarding effort grades

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions
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