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    Welcome to our new website

    We are pleased to announce that our new website is now live! It is much easier to use across desktop, mobile devices and tablets. We wanted a design that is more modern, but that would also make it easier for you to find the information that you are looking for

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    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Thursday 16th November 2017
    5.00pm till 7.30pm

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    Sixth Form Taster Day

    Friday 24th November 2017

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11+ Entry

The admission number of the school for each Year 7 intake cohort is 120. Admission to Boston Grammar School is decided by an 11+ test procedure. Practice tests are available, and these are normally undertaken at the primary school prior to the real tests. The actual selection tests will be taken either at the primary school, or at BGS, subject to arrangements negotiated with primary heads, for pupils in their final year at primary school and of the appropriate age group. The results of these tests will be rank ordered to select the top 25% of the local cohort, in keeping with the percentage intake targets across Lincolnshire’s grammar schools.

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Mid-Year Entry

Mid-year entry to the school is possible in Years 7 to 11 if the numbers in the relevant year group are below the published admission number. Applications are made on the Lincolnshire mid-year admissions form or directly to the school, but applicants for places in Years 10-11 will need to be aware that Key Stage 4 qualification routes already started in other schools may not be able to be continued or contribute to successful outcomes from the school’s examination board syllabuses. If a child has qualified for other grammar schools in Lincolnshire, a direct transfer can be made, at the Governors’ discretion.

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Sixth Form Entry

To secure a place in the Boston Grammar School Sixth Form, you should first look for the A Level courses that you wish to take and ensure that you make a provisional application for those courses. Once we have received and acknowledged your application, we will invite you in to discuss your choices, and we will then assume that you are a firm applicant and will cost you into our curriculum modelling. If, for any reason, your chosen combination of subjects does not fit the timetable blocking for next year, we will contact you later in the year to discuss your aspirations and how we may be able to accommodate them.

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    Latest News

  • Annual Armistice Service

    Annual Armistice Service

    At 11am on Friday 10th November, Boston Grammar School held its annual Armistice Service. The school remembered all of those who have been affected by conflict, particularly old boys of the school.
  • Harvest Festival

    Harvest Festival

    Our cooperation with Boston’s Food Bank culminated in a very large number of donated items (over 600) being handed over at the end of a whole school assembly. Thank you to everyone who supported our collection.
  • Charter Day

    Charter Day

    The school's annual Charter Day service at St. Botolph's was a great success. Many of our students were involved with the ceremony through public speaking, readings and / or musical performances.
  • International News

    International News

    The Polish Vice Consul Karolina Kowalczyk and Kinga Szymiczek from Boston's Polish school as well as Police Inspector Andy Morrice met with Mr McHenry and Miss Abrams to initiate an exciting partnership.

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