Bradford Girls' Grammar School

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Bradford Girls' Grammar School (BGGS)
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Motto Aspire. Succeed. Lead
Established 1875
Type Free school
Principal Mrs K.T.M Matthews
Location Squire Lane
West Yorkshire
England Coordinates: 53°48′14″N 1°47′47″W / 53.8038°N 1.7965°W / 53.8038; -1.7965
DfE number 380/6102
DfE URN 140204 Tables
Ofsted Reports

Girls and boys 5-11 yrs,

Girls only 11-18 yrs
Ages 5–18
Houses Castle, Nightingale, Tomlinson and Bronte
Colours Navy, Black, Yellow
Publication The Leader (termly)
Website Bradford Girls' Grammar School

Bradford Girls' Grammar School is a free school for girls aged 5 – 18 and boys aged 5 – 11. Founded in 1857, the school is located on the outskirts of Bradford city centre in West Yorkshire, England. Recent public examination results put the school top in Bradford and among the top three in Yorkshire. Bradford girls also has an debating society Barbara Castle went to at her days at the school.

Previously an independent school, it became a free school in 2013, and no longer charges for admission.[1]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ Wainwright, Martin (2011-11-30). "Bradford Girls Grammar to end fee-paying and seek Free School status | UK news". Retrieved 2013-09-09. 

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