With Lincolnshire being one of the mainstays of the grammar school system, Grantham's education system is a compelling reason to make your home here. Today, young people have plenty to choose from in all areas at all levels. For boys the Kings Grammar School, for girls Kesteven and Grantham Girls School and Walton Girls High School. The latest addition to Grantham's education system is the Priory Ruston Academy which strives to help every pupil reach their potential. Oakham and Stamford private Schools are also easily accessible.
Living in Grantham also means no shortage of leisure, cultural and sporting opportunities, concert venues, a cinema, the impressive Meres Leisure Centre and swimming complex and a fine selection of gyms.
A little bit of history
Need to know
Grantham was the birthplace of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher whose father was a green grocer in the town. Sir Isaac Newton also went to the famous Kings School in the centre of Grantham.
Grantham's Famous Outdoor Market comprising of butchers, fish-mongers, groceries, hardware, clothing and much more, takes place in the centre of Grantham every Saturday morning between 8am-4pm. To stock up on basics, we have a Morrisons, Sainsburys and Asda. For organic and free range groceries and treats, head to Hallams Organic Deli. And for excellent meat and fish and friendly, knowledgeable service, Watkins Butchers and Welby Street Fish Mongers are both excellent.
GRANTHAM WAS THE BIRTHPLACE OF FORMER PRIME MINISTER MARGARET THATCHER.