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HOD 2024 – Educating Isaac – visiting the Old Tudor Grammar School in which Isaac Newton and many others were taught.

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2024

Endowed by Bishop Fox in 1528, the school had some excellent teachers & ushers whose pupils achieved greatness in their future careers in academia, the church or in military service.
The Old Grammar School was attended by Newton, Lord Burleigh, poet Colley Cibber & Albert Ball VC. Explore school memorabilia and the names of Newton & many others carved into window sills and jambs. Some moved to higher education and careers. Some paid the price in WW1. Bookstall available.

Booklet number: 21e

Region: SKDC

Address: The Old King’s School, Church Street, Grantham, NG31 6RP

Time: Sat 7th 13.00 – 15.30

Booking required: No

For more events, take a look at our Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days brochure. You can download our digital brochure for free (from June 21st 2024)


September 7
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Old King’s School, Grantham
Church Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6RR
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Family Activities, Toilets, Dog Friendly
Access information
Partial Wheelchair Access