Herschel Grammar School

#4 in Best Secondary Schools in Berkshire
  Northampton Avenue, Slough, Berkshire SL1 3BW

Overall Snobe Grade

Overall Snobe Grade


School Type: Academy converter

Phase Of Education: Secondary

Gender: Coed

Age Range:11-18 yr

Boarding:No boarders

Ofsted Rating:Outstanding

English not 1st Language:44.70%

Religious Character:None


Ofsted Overall Rating Outstanding
Report Summary
(Inspection Date: 18-19 September 2012)
Achievement Of Pupils Outstanding
Quality Of Teaching Outstanding
Behaviour Safety And Welfare Outstanding
Leadership and management Outstanding

General Information

About Herschel Grammar School

Student Information

No of Student
571 boys & 473 girls
Free School Meal
of students eligible to receive free school meals
Overall Absence
of absence recorded by school for whatever reason, wheather authorised or unauthorised, across the full academic year.
Achivement of Pupils: Outstanding
The progress and success of a pupil in their learning and development taking account of their document


Student with SEN Support
Percentage of student eligible for special eduaction

Teacher Information

Student Teacher Ratio
18 : 1
Local Authority: 19 : 1
Fulltime Teacher53.6
Quality of Teaching: Outstanding

The way teachers teach, check pupils understanding systematically, identify misconceptions accurately and provide clear, direct feedback to pupils.

Safety Information

Behaviour Safety And Welfare: Outstanding

Pupil's freedom from bullying harassment. How well the school promotes safety, for example e-learning.


Northampton Avenue, Slough, Berkshire SL1 3BW

GCSE Results

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs
Progress 8 Score
Well above average
Attainment 8 Score
EBcc Score

A Level Results

A Level Point Score
A Level Progress Score
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Holidays 2021/22

The next bunch of holidays start from 20th December 2021. This school follows the following Holiday schedule.

Title Holiday Start Date Holiday End Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th October 2021 29th October 2021
Winter Holidays 20th December 2021 3rd January 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 21st February 2022 25th February 2022
Spring Holidays 11th April 2022 22nd April 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 3rd June 2022
Summer Holidays 22nd July 2022 31st August 2022

Term Dates 2021/22

At present, Autumn Term-2 is going on. The Next term starts from 4th January 2022. This school follows the following Term schedule.

Title Term Start Date Term End Date
Autumn Term 2nd September 2021 24th October 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th October 2021 19th December 2021
Spring Term 4th January 2022 20th February 2022
Spring Term-2 26th February 2022 10th April 2022
Summer Term 23rd April 2022 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th June 2022 21st July 2022

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