Grammar School


The Teaching and Learning policy provides a framework within which learning and teaching takes place at the Grammar School & Sixth Form Centre.  We are committed to providing an excellent education for all our students and enabling them to enjoy and achieve high levels of learning.  It aims to address the diverse needs and aspirations of our students by offering them an excellent foundation in all aspects of learning and to challenge and prepare then for a successful future. 

This policy directly links to the following core values of our school:

  • maintaining an excellent learning environment with the best teaching resources available to us

  • being open to new thinking and ideas

  • recognising that different teaching methodologies are essential for effective learning to take place

  • ensuring a secure and caring environment where all students experience success

  • providing a learning environment that ensures independent study and group work are meaningful and rewarding

  • offering enjoyable and exciting approaches and opportunities to stimulate enthusiasm and motivation for learning

  • encouraging students to apply their learning to new situations

  • fostering a sense of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being

  • enriching our curriculum with a wide variety of opportunities and a range of intercultural experiences

To read the full policy click here.


For any queries on dates, please contact the school on 256571. A weekly calendar is sent to parents for both the lower school and Sixth Form Centre. 

The school term dates can be accessed from the Education Departments website.

Request for Leave of Absence
Parents are advised that leave of absence taken in term time have a serious effect on on school work.  In accordance with the islands Attendance Policy, requests to take a student out of school should be made in writing to the Headteacher by completing the attached form. 

Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre Official Page.  Please click the link to be directed to our Facebook page.  Please 'like' the page to receive regular news updates.

@GGSSFC - Receive 'Tweets' on a regular basis by following on the above link.

@gsy_sfc.  For Sixth Form Students only. 

Book tree

Please click on the book tree to be directed to the School's Library website.

To open the Sixth Form International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and A Level Prospectus please click here.

To open the Sixth Form Information Booklet, please click here.

Years 7 to 11 Information For Parents Booklet can be opened here.