Handsworth Grammar School
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|Motto||'Haec olim meminisse iuvabit'|
|Type||Grammar school voluntary aided school|
|Headteacher||Mr Simon Bird|
|Founder||Rev. James Merrick Guest M.A.|
|DfE URN||103549 Tables|
|Gender||Boys (and girls in sixth form)|
Handsworth Grammar School is a voluntary aided grammar school that admits boys from the age of eleven and eighteen (as well as girls in the sixth form, since September 1997). The school was founded in 1862 and is located in Handsworth, Birmingham, England. it is situated just off the A41, near the junction with the A4040. Handsworth Grammar School is sometimes abbreviated as HGS.
Notable former pupils
- Kadeer Ali (born 1983), English cricketer
- Ian Bateman (born 1961), British academic and Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of East Anglia
- Sir David Cox (born 1924), British statistician
- Nigel Fortune (1924-2009), British scholar of music
- Denis Howell, Baron Howell (1923-1998), British Labour Party politician, Member of Parliament (MP), and life peer
- Mark Rowley, senior British police officer
- Siôn Simon (born 1968), British Labour Party politician, Member of Parliament (MP) from 2001 to 2010, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2014
- John Tooze (born 1938), scientist
- Robert Weir (born 1961), English discus and hammer thrower
- Harry B. Whittington (1916-2010), British palaeontologist and academic, Woodwardian Professor of Geology at the University of Cambridge from 1966 to 1983
- Joe Wilson (1861-1952), English footballer
- Adil Ray (born 1974), comedian
- Corey Blackett-Taylor (born 1997), footballer for Aston Villa F.C.
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