Lord Grey School
|Motto||Aspire, Learn, Achieve|
|Headteacher||Dr Tracey Jones|
|Local authority||Milton Keynes|
|DfE URN||110531 Tables|
|Houses||Colossus, Enigma, Lorenz, Mercury & Ultra|
Lord Grey has five school houses: Lorenz, Enigma, Mercury, Ultra and Colossus, representing the code breaking machines in Bletchley Park.
Lord Grey School opened in 1973 as a community comprehensive school following the amalgamation of Bletchley Grammar and Wilton Secondary schools. New accommodation was provided to supplement the existing facilities. The school was incorporated as a Grant Maintained School on 1 April 1993 and moved to Foundation status on 1 September 1999, under the New Framework for Schools. More recently, the school has enjoyed considerable success:
2009 – 2012
- Exam results hugely improved; 5+A*-C including English and Maths increase by 18.5% over two years
- Milton Keynes South Sixth Form created and successful; graded ‘good’ by Ofsted in June 2011
- Health Schools Bronze Award achieved
- Classical singing star Jonathan Ansell opens new building, November 2009
- New Hair Studio built
- New administration building and classrooms opened
- Teaching and Learning Academy Status gained, February 2011.
2006 – 2008
- Gained Second Specialism in Humanities
- Achieved the Rugby Union Development Award (RFU)
- Awarded the FA Football status
- Comenius status awarded with additional funding until 2009
- SATs results for Science and Mathematics increased by 9%
- Refurbishment of science laboratories
- £7.5 million capital improvement grant.
2003 – 2005
- Additional buildings and refurbishments to prepare for expansion to accommodate Year 7 (2005)
- School roll to surpass 1,500
- Ofsted confirms that “Lord Grey is a Good School with a Good Sixth Form”
- Recognition as one of the “Most Improved Schools” in England by the Specialist Schools Academies Trust
- Securing the School Achievement Award from the DfES
- Achieving the Investor in People standard on our first attempt.
1998 – 2002
- Substantial improvement in GCSE results – an increase of 14% on the previous year
- Refurbishment and upgrade of most school areas
- Opening of Learning Resource Centre
- Links developed with Action Research – National College for School Leadership, Open University, and British Educational Research Association
- Specialist College status (MFL) gained.
Ofsted 2014 - Lord Grey is a GOOD School
The Ofsted grading given to the school in July 2004 was that Lord Grey School is a 'GOOD' school.
Overall - Good (2) Quality of Teaching - Good (2) Pupil Behaviour and Safety - Good (2) Leadership and Management - Good (2)
Sixth Form - 2nd in Milton Keynes 2016
Lord Grey School Sixth Form A-Level students achieved academic progress that put them 2nd in Milton Keynes and in the top 15% nationally.
- Despina Pavlou, disgraced head teacher 2000 – 2006