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Meet the Headteacher

Mr Stephen Gray

It was my privilege to take up the position of Headteacher of this illustrious institution in April 2020. Education at Calday dates back to 1636 and countless numbers of our students have gone on to achieve great feats in many areas of life. Our history and tradition underpin all that we do, but we do not seek to look backwards; we aim to provide a modern education that equips our students with the attributes and skills required to flourish in the modern world. 


At Calday, we aim to deliver 'more than an education'. We are a high-attaining school and our students achieve excellent results in a range of academic subjects. 

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Why choose Calday?

We offer a

broad curriculum

Our academic curriculum provides high quality teaching and learning delivered by well-qualified subject specialists and we match subjects to the individual needs of our students.


We offer exceptional


The range of curriculum pathways, associated enrichment and extracurricular opportunities are designed to meet the needs and aspirations of all our students so that they are able to settle in quickly and achieve their goals.


We produce outstanding results

The school also boasts an excellent set of GCSE results. 99.3% of all GCSE entries were at grade 4 and above.

 The percentage of entries achieving grade 9 was 14.3% and grades 7-9 was 59.9%

At A-Level, 99.6% of students gained A*-E. 45.2% being the very highest grades (A*/A), and 68.2% being A*-B grades.  28.6% of students gained 3 or more A*/A grades.


We are inclusive

Children from a wide range of backgrounds are welcomed to our School and flourish in our inclusive environment. Each year we welcome 210 new Year 7 students from more than 60 different primary schools.


We care

The pastoral team provide ongoing support for the academic development and well-being of students.

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  • 20 Sept, 17:00 – 20:00
    Calday Grange Grammar School, Grammar School Ln, Newton, West Kirby, Birkenhead, Wirral CH48 8GG, UK
    An opportunity to tour the school, meet key members of staff and ask any questions you may have.

Calday Events

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Calday key figures


Years of


Sixth Form students gained a place at their first choice university.


A Level Subjects

on offer.




of all GCSE entries were at grade 4 and above.




Ranked in UK School Sport

in 2019.

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