Burnham Grammar School
|Burnham Grammar School|
|Type||Academy Grammar School|
|Headteacher||Andrew J Gillespie|
|Specialisms||Science, Maths and Languages|
|Ages||11 to 18|
|School colours||Yellow, Red, Blue, Green and Black (respectively)|
|Website||Burnham Grammar School|
Burnham Grammar School (BGS) is a grammar school in Burnham, Buckinghamshire. It was started in 1960. It is a community school. The school takes children from the age of 11 to the age of 18. The school has about 900 pupils. They are split into five houses.
The school has an all weather sports pitch which the Wycombe Wanderers first team sometimes train on.
The current head teacher is Dr Andrew Gillespie who took over from Cathy Long in January 2008.
Famous alumni[change | change source]
- Mike Ashley, entrepreneur and owner of Newcastle United F.C.
- Jimmy Carr, comedian
- David Connolly, professional footballer
- Ulrika Jonsson, television presenter
References[change | change source]
- "Specialist Schools Home". DfES. July 2006.