- Hillcrest Grammar School
Hillcrest Grammar School in
Stockport, Cheshireis an independent day school with around 350 pupils aged 2½ to 16. The school was founded as a boys preparatory school in 1940 in Bramhall. It became co-educationalin 1950s and also started to take pupils up to age 16 and added Grammar to its title [ cite web
title = Independent Schools Inspectorate report, 2004
accessdate = 2008-02-09 ] . The school moved in 1983 to the former “Stockport High School for Girls” building built in 1910 cite web
title = Hillcrest Grammar School, Advert for Deputy Head (google cache)
accessdate = 2008-02-09 ] in the Cale Green district of Stockport, close to
Davenport railway station. The old part of the building is locally listed. A sports hall with 4 badminton courts was built in 1994 and a new pre-preparatory department in 2003.
Hillcrest is accredited by the
Independent Schools Council[ cite web
title = Hillcrest Grammar School, Independent Schools Council
accessdate = 2008-02-09 ] .The school is owned and operated by a
registered charity"Hillcrest Grammar School (Bramhall Educational Trust Limited)" [ cite web
title = Hillcrest Grammar School(Bramhall Educational Trust Limited), Charity Commission
accessdate = 2008-02-09 ] which is also a
limited company[cite web
title = Hillcrest Grammar School(Bramhall Educational Trust Limited), Company No. 00859128, Companies House
accessdate = 2008-02-09 .] .
Past pupils include TV presenter
Yvette Fielding, known especially as the youngest presenter of " Blue Peter".
* [http://www.hillcrest.stockport.sch.uk/ Hillcrest Grammar School]
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