Steyning Grammar School

State Co-educational Boarding and Day in Steyning, West Sussex

Steyning Grammar School is a unique, successful and dynamic learning community set in the small historic market town of Steyning in West Sussex. Our ‘Journey to Excellence’ is built on traditions of excellence and highest expectations, combined with a commitment to innovation and new thinking – to support our students in preparation for their exciting futures.


We are a day and residential school with a large Sixth Form College and all the curriculum choices that size enables. Steyning Grammar School has one of the most successful boarding provisions in the UK, the only state boarding facility in Sussex. Accommodating full and weekly boarders where students are happy, engaged and keen to learn. State boarding schools provide free tuition with modest fees for boarding.

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“Enjoy Respect Achieve.”

SGS is proud to be part of the Bohunt Education Trust (BET). BET’s vision is that the highest expectations, an ethos of ‘enjoy, respect, achieve’, unparalleled opportunity and highly effective teaching combine to develop students who are ‘game-changers’. BET aims to give all students, regardless of background, an outstanding education and develop skills in the classroom and beyond; to help young people flourish throughout their school career, and into later life.

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Head Mr Adam Whitehead
School Type State
Junior Age Range 13 - 16
Senior Age Range 13 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational Applied General Qualifications such as: BTEC and Cambridge National
Total Students 2300
Youngest Boarder 13
Int'l Students 98