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The House System


Head: Mr Simpson

Named after Richard Bentley, Headteacher 1681, and a notable academic of English Englightenment.


Head: Mrs Durno

Named after John Gamlyn, a benefactor of Spalding Grammar School, who procured “letters patent” from Queen Elizabeth I to found the school in 1588.


Head: Mr Wyvill

Named after John Hobson, who built the first Town Hall in Spalding and was a benefactor of the school.



Named after Maurice Johnson, founder of Spalding Gentleman’s Society and benefactor of Spalding Grammar School.


Head: Mr Crane

Named after Moulton Grammar School, founded in 1562 and amalgamated with Spalding Grammar in 1939.  


Head: Mrs Donnelly

Named after Wykeham Abbey, the country residence of the Prior of Spalding.