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Grammar Schools in Lincolnshire: Queen Elizabeths High School, Carres Grammar School, Boston Grammar School, Queen Elizabeths Grammar School Source Wikipedia

Grammar Schools in Lincolnshire: Queen Elizabeths High School, Carres Grammar School, Boston Grammar School, Queen Elizabeths Grammar School

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781155201115
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Queen Elizabeths High School, Carres Grammar School, Boston Grammar School, Queen ElizabethsMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Queen Elizabeths High School, Carres Grammar School, Boston Grammar School, Queen Elizabeths Grammar School, Horncastle, The Kings School, Grantham, Spalding High School, Boston High School, King Edward VI Humanities College, The Skegness Grammar School, Caistor Grammar School, Spalding Grammar School, Kesteven and Sleaford High School, King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, Bourne Grammar School, Kesteven and Grantham Girls School, Queen Elizabeths Grammar School, Alford. Excerpt: Queen Elizabeths High School is an 11-18 co-educational selective state grammar school, based in Gainsborough in western Lincolnshire, England. The school is selective- pupils wishing to enter at age 11 must sit and pass the Eleven Plus exam prior to entry. The school is a centre for sitting the exam. In its 2008 Ofsted report the school achieved a Grade 1 (outstanding) level in all but 4 areas, and was cited as having a Healthy School Status. Although the details are unclear, Gainsborough appears to have had a small grammar school from the 15th century provided by the local clergy, where possibly several of the Pilgrim Fathers received their early education. Lessons were first held in a room above the porch of the original All Saints church. Many of the schools early records were lost during the reign of Charles I, owing to the prominent Puritan sympathies of many associated with the school who sought to avoid detection, and so had the incriminating records destroyed. Queen Elizabeths High School formally originates however in 1589, when Queen Elizabeth I granted a charter to Sir Robert Somerscale in order to establish Queen Elizabeths Grammar School for boys, with the express purpose of providing an education in the Classics and Divinity for the sons of the emerging middle class in the town. In 1828, the Chartist poet Thomas...