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Wolverhampton Grammar School

Wolverhmpton Grammar School is an extraordinary school.


Founded in 1512, it’s one of the oldest schools in the country, within easy access of the wider West Midlands, Staffordshire and Shropshire areas thanks to flexible school bus links.


If you’ve never visited the stunning 25- acre campus, you can register at any time for a personal tour.


You only have to step through the door to feel the tangible warmth – a warmth created by people who embody community. Your child will be given the best opportunity to leave this school with excellent exam results.


“The two years which make up the sixth form are probably the most challenging of secondary education, but they also offer the greatest opportunities too,” said Mr Toby Hughes, Deputy Head and Head of Sixth Form.

Supporting you

As young adults, Sixth Formers at Wolverhampton Grammar School will notice a real difference in the interactions with staff, fellow students and peers.

Students will receive pastoral care at Wolverhampton Grammar School like nowhere else. Sixth Formers have a dedicated tutor who they see twice a day – they get to know you well and offer day-to-day support, from writing UCAS references to opening up a world of possibilities for your future.


Choosing the right fit for you

For some, choosing the three or four subjects to study for Sixth Form is a straight-forward process. For others, the right pathway that will lead to a choice of university degrees, apprenticeships and employment opportunities can feel overwhelming.

From your very first conversation with the Admissions and Sixth Form team, help is at hand.

Students are guided through the application process and have lots of opportunities to spend time at the school before making their final decision.

Academic Excellence

The staff are totally committed to providing the best teaching and learning experience for every child – something that has continued unabated in lockdown, thanks to high expertise in online delivery. WGS offers a very wide range of subjects, from sciences to humanities, creative arts to languages. Students grow up to be confident, curious and independentminded, and their academic achievements speak for themselves.

Despite pressures of the pandemic, 2020 was no exception with stellar results at GCSE and A-Level, including a 100% pass rate at A-Level and a full house of Cambridge Technical Distinction grades.

Sixth Form students achieved the highest number of A*– A grades for over 10 years, with 56% of entries receiving nothing but the top two grades.

The School offers a tailored and individual approach to UCAS and careers support and students can expect the very best preparation possible when it comes to life after school.

The Class of 2020 have gone on to study at Cambridge, Oxford and a wide range of prestigious universities.

Interested to learn more?

Simply visit the school’s website to book a school tour, alternatively please contact the Admissions team at Wolverhampton Grammar School telephone on 01902 422939 or email

Contact Information


Wolverhampton Grammar School,
Compton Road,


01902 421326

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