The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe (or RGS for short) is a selective grammar school for boys aged 11-18 situated in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire that achieved Academy status in February 2011. As a state school it does not charge fees for students to attend, but they must pass an entrance exam (The 11+).
RGS' facilities are above average and the Oxbridge entry is exceptional. For the last twenty years the school has produced top class exam results, both at GCSE and A-level, surpassing many of its fee-paying competitors.
Established by Royal Charter in 1562 (though originally established as a school in 1550), it is situated on Amersham Hill to the north of the town and has a capacity of about 1370 boys aged between 11 and 18. It is highly regarded by bodies such as OFSTED, which gave it a Grade 1 ranking in every area of its last inspection in 2008, and it regularly achieves high rankings on a country-wide scale for GCSE and A-level results.
You can find out more about us, including performance tables and year on year comparisons by visiting the Department for Education's website or by searching for the school using our unique reference number 136484.
The Academy's financial statements for the year ending 31 August 2016 and 2015 can be found below.
RGSHW Financial Statements 2016
RGSHW Financial Statements 2015
The RGS is unique in the state sectorPhilip Wayne - Headmaster
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