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Other letters about Coronavirus are below.

Letter to all parents – Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 27.03.20

Letter to parents – Year 11 and 13 27.03.20

23.03.20 – Key Workers

School Closure Guidance

Key Workers

Update 19.03.20

We will of course keep all parents up to date with any further announcements. 


Admissions 2020/21

All admission acceptances and appeals forms should be emailed to Please do not bring them in at the school. Ms Wood will be in touch soon to confirm receipt of documents. However, please email the Admissions email for any queries or concerns. We hope everyone is safe and well and we look forward to meeting you in September.

Holcombe Grammar School - A Level Results 2019 - 1

Holcombe Grammar School Students Celebrate A Level Results

Students at Holcombe Grammar School (HGS) were overjoyed today as they collected their long-awaited A Level results, with a 98% pass rate.

Stand-out students included:

  • Michael Cameron, the Head Boy, who posted three A* grades, which means he has won a place at Oxford University to read PPE (Philosophy Politics and Economics)
    • Michael said: “I’m organised and excited for the future – deeply thankful for everything Holcombe has done for me over the past seven years.”
  • Sophie Barraclough, who achieved an A* and two A grades, secured a place to read Biomedical Science at Birmingham University
    • Sophie said: “Thanks for the support from all the teachers and staff at Holcombe Grammar School.  I’ve managed to secure my first choice on the course I wanted.” 
  • Chukwudumebi Nwagwu achieved three A grades and a B and will also study Biomedical Science at Birmingham University
  • Rodrigo Silva, with four A grades, will now read Psychology at Durham University
  • Kieran McDonaugh secured three A grades and will progress to a degree in Chemical Engineering at Surrey University
    • Kieran said: “Shocked, lost for words and very emotional.”
  • Callum Mortlock secured an A*, an A and a B and will read Civil Engineering at Loughborough University
    • Callum said: “Ecstatic – hard work has paid off and I can’t wait for September.”
  • James Rouse achieved two A grades and a B, and will read Criminology at Lancaster University
    • James said: “It feels good to know I have done it. My future at university is secure in studying Criminology at Lancaster”. 

Holcombe Grammar School is a member of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT), a family of 17 high-performing schools across the South East that prides itself on providing a high-quality education to all students.

Mandy Gage, Executive Principal at Holcombe Grammar School, said:

“Yet again this year we have seen some outstanding performances by our students. I am so proud of what they have achieved, and I would like to thank their teachers and their parents for their contribution.

“I wish all of our Year 13 students the best of luck as they move on to their next big adventure, including those going on to some of the country’s most highly acclaimed universities.”


David Day, Interim Head of School, said:

“Congratulations to Holcombe Sixth Formers whose A Level results have opened the door to prestigious University degree courses and top employment opportunities. It is great to see Holcombe Grammar students achieving their aspirations.”