Grindon Hall Christian School
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|Motto||Per Pietatum Ad Gaudium|
|Type||Independent Non Paying Fee School|
Tyne and Wear
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Grindon Hall Christian School (sometimes shortened to Grindon Hall and occasionally abbreviated as G H C S) is an independent school in Sunderland, In the North East of England. It is non-selective and includes a Nursery, Primary Department and a Secondary department. This arrangement allows the incorporation of students from 2 years old to Sixth Form (16–18 years of age). It is a family run school, based on Christianity, although it welcomes children from other faiths. All in all there are approximately 300 children in the school (200 in the secondary department, 100 in the Primary department).
Grindon Hall Christian school was created by Elizabeth Gray in 1988. Her son Christopher Gray became head teacher following Gray's retirement. She has since become a school governor.
Buildings and grounds
The school compromises a number of different buildings. One is the original Grindon Hall building, and this is used for the Secondary department, along with another extension of 2001-2002 called the T-Block. The Grade II listed stable block has been converted and is used as the Primary department, along with 2 modular buildings. The Nursery Department is one modular building.
There is a front field which incorporates a rugby pitch, and in addition to this, there is a back yard, for use in wet weather and before school. The size of the estate is approximately 9 acres (36,000 m2).