Our open evening for September 2019 entry will be on Thursday 20 September from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. There will be talks from our headteacher Dr Gillespie, as well as tours of the school and opportunities to speak to our staff and students about life at Burnham Grammar School. 

We will also be holding open mornings on 17 and 18 October from 10am to 12pm. 

If you would like to visit the school before these dates please email to arrange a tour. 

In the last five years places have been offered to all Year 7 students who live within 10 miles of the school. Over 50% of BGS students are resident outside of our catchment area.

See below for our Admissions Policy 2018 for the criteria for entrance at all years and the oversubscription criteria.

All Admissions for Years 7-11 at Burnham Grammar School are administered by Bucks County Council. Go to:  

To contact the Bucks County Council Admissions and Transport team:

Buckinghamshire County Council, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury HP20 1UZ 
Tel:  01296 383250


For appeals information, please visit the Bucks County Council website:

Bucks County Council have recently improved their web service will help families apply for school place. The Council’s Find My Child a School Place online service is now live and residents can apply from 3pm September 6. 

The site also has a webchat feature so families can ask for further explanation if the information they require is not on the website.

The new service has been designed to be mobile first – in response to the significant growth in mobile use of the main Council site.

For the new service, go to

For information about transport to and from school please click here to be directed to the Getting to School page. 

Our 6th form admission criteria is included in the Admissions Policy 2017 and admission is dealt with by Mrs Moore

The Sixth Form Information Booklet can be downloaded from below.

Our 2018 Catchment Area: 

Burnham Grammar School catchment 2017


Page Downloads Date  
Admissions Policy 2018 16th Oct 2017 Download
Admissions 2019 Letter to Parents 03rd Nov 2017 Download
Bucks Admission Arrangements 03rd Nov 2017 Download
Admissions Policy 2019 21st May 2018 Download
Admissions Policy 2020 Consultation Lett... 06th Jun 2018 Download
Admissions Policy 2020 06th Jun 2018 Download
Documents Date  
SWI Uniform Order Form 04th May 2018 Download