Steyning Grammar School

Steyning Grammar School is a unique, successful and dynamic learning community set in the small historic marketing town of Steyning, West Sussex, UK. Our ‘Journey to Excellence’ is built on traditions of excellence and highest expectations, combined with a commitment to innovation and new thinking – to support our students in preparation for their exciting futures.  

We are a day and residential school with a large Sixth Form College and all the curriculum choices that size enables.  Steyning Grammar School has one of the most successful boarding provisions in the UK, the only state boarding facility in Sussex.  Our Boarding School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted.  

Accommodating full and weekly boarders where students are happy, engaged and keen to learn.  State boarding schools provide free tuition with modest fees for boarding.

SGS is proud to be part of the Bohunt Education Trust (BET).  BET’s vision is that the highest expectations, an ethos of ‘enjoy, respect, achieve’, unparalleled opportunity and highly effective teaching combine to develop students who are ‘game-changers’.  BET aims to give all students, regardless of background, an outstanding education and develop skills in the classroom and beyond; to help young people flourish throughout their school career, and into later life.

For further information please visit the website  If you would like to visit, receive further information or tour the facilities please call +44 (0)1903 817601.  

What our parents say:

  • When we first talked, you told me you would “make my daughter fall in love with education again” you have achieved this goal - Year 12 Parent
  • May I take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all the wonderful staff who supported my daughter and I during the 5 years - Year 13 Parent
  • A good feeling settles in our hearts when we read your email. We are so pleased that my daughter is doing so well and that she is so happy, we believe this has a lot to do with your very good support Year 10 Parent
  • As a parent your biggest hope is that you bring your children up to be respectful and kind. I’m very proud of Ryan, he’s come a long way in the last two years, of which I have no doubt is also down to Steyning and its staff. Year 11 Parent