Burnham Grammar School

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Burnham Grammar School
Established 1960
Type Academy Grammar School
Headteacher Andrew J Gillespie
Specialisms Science, Maths and Languages
Location Hogfair Lane
Burnham
Buckinghamshire
SL1 7HG
England
LEA Academy
Gender Mixed
Ages 11 to 18
Houses      Redgrave
     Curie
     Angelou
     Tenzing
     Brunel
School colours Yellow, Red, Blue, Green and Black (respectively)
Website Burnham Grammar School
Coordinates: 51°31′56″N 0°39′08″W / 51.5323°N 0.6522°W / 51.5323; -0.6522

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.

In September 2004 the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) awarded the school status as a Science College.[1]

The current head teacher is Dr Andrew Gillespie who took over from Cathy Long in January 2008.

Famous alumni[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Specialist Schools Home". DfES. July 2006.

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