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COLYTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Expectation & Excellence
established 1546

DfE NATIONAL PERFORMANCE TABLES
In January 2016, the school was ranked second state or independent school in England at Key Stage 4 and top state or independent school at Key Stage 5.

Colyton Grammar School was ranked by the Department for Education in annual performance tables as the top state or independent school in England at Key Stage 4 in January 2013, 2014 and 2015. The school was ranked second state or independent school in England at Key Stage 5 in 2015.

For the current Department for Education Performance Tables please click here

STUDENTS
Eleanor W, Sixth Form Student in 2012, “The school offers a flexible variety of non-academic activities to take part in. I feel the school isn’t just interested in exam results.”

Miranda S, one of six students to achieve twelve A*s at GCSE in 2012 says, “I feel very privileged to be part of the school.  I am just grateful for the opportunity to be here.”

Y12 student to parent: "You know what's so great about Colyton? It's where you can be yourself and not be worried what others think of you because there are so many other like minded people who want to do and talk about the same things. It's really great!" September 2014

OFSTED SCHOOL INSPECTION REPORT
"Colyton Grammar School is an outstanding school which works very hard and very successfully to serve its students well.  The school has a positive ethos. High standards of attainment and attitude are promoted within a sharing and caring community."

GOOD SCHOOLS GUIDE 2011
"A gem of a school! Truly academic because pupils are interested, happy because everyone trusts each other, unpressurised because of excellent organisation and fun because it combines pleasant surroundings with adventurous activities."

GOOD SCHOOLS GUIDE 2006
"Excellent, steadily maintaining its position as one of the strongest academic state schools in the country.  Proud students speak highly of the school with an unpretentious confidence.  Excellent attitudes and behaviour.  Academically outstanding grammar school [which] instills self belief."

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH 'SCHOOLS GUIDE'
"First rate academic school; very good teaching.  Friendly, purposeful, well-ordered; the school hums with activity and enthusiasm."

THE INDEPENDENT 'GUIDE TO GOOD SCHOOLS'
"The school's teaching includes active learning, group work, and solving real problems for industry within the curriculum.  GCSE and A-Level results are outstanding."

THE FINANCIAL TIMES
"There are some state schools, such as Colyton Grammar School, which can match the best independent schools."

THE SUNDAY TIMES
Colyton Grammar was the Sunday Times 'Top State Secondary School' for 2006.

The school has previously been acknowledged as 'outstandingly successful' in the Annual National Report of the Chief Inspector of Schools