Hutton Grammar School

at , Preston, PR4 5 United Kingdom

<p><b>Hutton Grammar School</b> is a <a href="/pages/w/137985229564679">voluntary aided</a> <a href="/pages/w/112183382131761">Church of England</a> day school for boys, with a co-educational Sixth Form. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) south west of <a href="/pages/w/106044699436531">Preston, Lancashire</a>, in <a href="/pages/w/112276115450579">Hutton</a>, England. The school no longer offers <a href="/pages/w/109482332403389">boarding</a>, and offers education for boys from ages of 11 through to 16, with the <a href="" class="wikipedia">Sixth Form</a> containing both <a href="/pages/w/103125949727121">boys and girls</a>. The school is ranked 5th in the league tables in the <a href="/pages/w/112098692135028">North-West</a> and 2nd place for <a href="/pages/w/103116966395838">AS-A2</a> results. It was also the <i><a href="/pages/w/108349082526923">Lancashire Rugby School of the Year</a></i>, for two years running, for 2007 and 2008. Hutton has also achieved <a href="/pages/w/104024246300685">Specialist Schools Status</a> accreditation in <a href="/pages/w/103966102974293">Mathematics</a> and <a href="/pages/w/112859185395701">Computing</a>.</p><h2>History</h2><p>The <a href="/pages/w/107508392612672">school</a> can trace its <a href="/pages/w/143151482363735">antecedents</a> back to 1517, with the school building site being personally approved by <a href="/pages/w/113372655343084">Henry VIII</a> in that year. In 1520, the school was <a href="/pages/w/110509822302491">granted permission</a>, by <a href="/pages/w/105514982814821">William Walton</a>, a former priest of <a href="/pages/w/113289972019224">Longton</a>, to all <a href="/pages/w/108579429172959">boys</a> in <a href="/pages/w/140145479334445">the area</a>. It was William's personal investment, to <a href="/pages/w/107459635943401">provide</a> for his family and give the local children a <a href="/pages/w/103745769664832">chantry</a>-school to attend.</p>

Hutton Grammar School

Preston PR4 5
United Kingdom
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