Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School gained academy status on the 1st October 2012. BRGS has a history of relative autonomy having been one of the first Grant-Maintained schools in 1989 and more recently having Foundation Status.
As an academy the school receives its funding directly from the Government. The Governors are committed to maintaining the high standards and ethos of the school at the same time as taking advantage of the freedoms afforded by academy status.
After consulting with stakeholders, the Governing Body carefully considered the opportunities that we could offer students, staff and the wider community and remain convinced that BRGS will flourish as an autonomous school.
BRGS Academy Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee and registered in England and Wales under Registration Number 8205021. The Trust is also an Exempt Charity.
For further information about academy status, please refer to the Department for Education’s website at www.education.gov.uk/academies and for the school's Articles of Association please click here. The Memorandum of Association is available here.
The school did not receive any pupil catch up funding for Year 7 students in 2018/19. The school's Funding Agreement can be downloaded by clicking here.
Academy Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2018-2019
Academy Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2017-2018
Academy Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2016-2017
Academy Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2015-2016