Handsworth Grammar School

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Handsworth Grammar School
Motto 'Haec olim meminisse iuvabit'
Established 1862
Type Grammar school voluntary aided school
Headteacher Mr Simon Bird
Founder Rev. James Merrick Guest M.A.
Location Grove Lane

West Midlands
B21 9ET
Coordinates: 52°30′17″N 1°56′00″W / 52.5046°N 1.9334°W / 52.5046; -1.9334
Local authority Birmingham
DfE number 330/5402
DfE URN 103549 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 936
Gender Boys (and girls in sixth form)
Ages 11–18
Website www.handsworth.bham.sch.uk

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.

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  1. ^ "Surrey Police Museum". Surrey Police. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 

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