Why choose GSAL?

Choosing a school is perhaps one of the most important decisions you will ever make as a parent. The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) provides the perfect environment in which your child can develop both academically and socially. Some of the advantages of studying at GSAL include:

  • Unique diamond educational model (between the ages of 11 and 16 boys and girls are taught separately, yet benefit from the social aspects of co-education)
  • Leading school in Yorkshire for the English Baccalaureate
  • Department for Education progress description is “well above average” for value added between GCSE and A-level, placing GSAL in the top 4% of schools nationally
  • Outstanding record of students going on to study at a Russell Group university
  • Modern, purpose-designed campus provides an attractive and safe learning environment
  • Beautiful semi-rural, easily accessible location with well-managed grounds
  • Extensive facilities
  • Opportunities to compete and develop in all areas of the curriculum

Our ethos and values

GSAL offers pupils a friendly and caring community of learning in which their abilities and talents are developed by superb teachers. We aim to produce confident and versatile young people, capable of high achievement and of rising to any challenge.

We have a reputation for academic, sporting and creative excellence, alongside a good balance of tradition and innovation. Our generous ratio of staff to pupils, enables us to offer a rich curriculum and a pastoral system that is both sensitive and stimulating, dedicated to the development of social skills based on mutual respect.



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