A Higher Grade School was a kind of educational establishment which flourished in England from 1876 until shortly after they were declared illegal in the Cockerton Judgement of 1899.[1] They provided educational services regarded as higher than that of an elementary school.[2]


  1. ^ Vlaeminke, Meriel (2000). The English Higher Grade Schools: A Lost Opportunity. London: Woburn Press. ISBN 0-7130-0220-4.
  2. ^ Gillard, Derek. "Education in England: a history - Introduction, Contents, Preface". www.educationengland.org.uk. Derek Gillard. Retrieved 25 July 2021.