• "The behaviour of the pupils is consistently outstanding" Ofsted 2013
  • “Teaching is good” Ofsted 2013
  • “The development of pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills is good” Ofsted 2013
  • “Relationships between different members of the school community are a notable strengthl” Ofsted 2013
  • “Pupils are polite and courteous to each other and to adults. Pupils feel safe at school” Ofsted 2013
  • “Pupils’ spiritual, moral, cultural and social development is promoted very effectively” Ofsted 2013
  • “Pupils who need extra help to catch up are well-supported” Ofsted 2013
  • “Very positive relationships encourage both high levels of motivation and commitment from the pupils” Ofsted 2013
  • "There is an overwhelming positive atmosphere in the school” Ofsted 2013
Welcome from the Head

We are proud to be successfully empowering young women to realise their full potential.  We achieve this through a stimulating curriculum that is tailored to challenge each individual.  Quality teaching and enriching opportunities also contribute towards developing and shaping students’ individual aptitudes and interests.

We are committed to providing an inspiring learning environment that is rooted in our Catholic tradition.  Our core values of unity, service, work and prayer underpin all that we do at Grays Convent High School.

‘Inspiring ambition and achieving excellence’ is at the heart of our community.  Embracing a culture of high expectations, we expect our students to be ready to learn, to work hard and to take pride in their own and their school’s achievements.


Twitter Feed


Grays Convent High School, Thurrock is celebrating another fabulous set of GCSE results with an amazing 69% of students achieving 5+A*-C grades including English and Maths. With exceptional achievements across the board, 24% of the grades were the coveted A*/A grades and an impressive 55% were the top A*-B grades.

The new progress measures introduced in 2016 see the school achieving + 0.4 for Progress 8 meaning that across the best 8 subjects the school added a very high value of more than half a grade for every student in the cohort.  Other new measures were equally high with 78% achieving A*-C in English & Mathematics.

The all girls’ school in Thurrock, Essex has excelled across English, Maths and Science with 99% of students achieving A*-C grades in English Literature, 89% in English Language and 90% in each of the individual Sciences.  Mathematics achieved its best ever results of 79% A*-C.  In addition a phenomenal 95% of students studying History achieved A*-C grades and 90% in Geography.  The school is delighted it has retained its academic EBacc success at 39%, 14% above the 2015 national average.

The school are exceptionally proud of their top achiever, Erin Casson who secured an outstanding 5 A* and 5 A’s.  Other notable achievements included:

India Smith and Mashal Farooq with 9 A*/A’s, and Natalia Arcilla and Ella Mingay, Deputy Head Girl with 8 A*/A’s amongst their grades.

The school’s Headteacher, Mrs Johnson commented on the results,

I am absolutely thrilled with this year’s GCSE results, maintaining our high standards of last year.  Superb achievements across the board, particularly in some of the more challenging subjects , and for some girls who faced really challenging circumstances, demonstrate just how talented our young women are.  I am very lucky to have such an amazing group of teachers who are so committed to inspiring their potential.Congratulations Class of 2016 ! ”


Mrs P Johnson
Grays Convent High School
23 College Avenue
RM17 5UX
T: 01375 376173
We invite you to our Open Evening on Thursday 1st October 2015 • 6pm - 8pm


Press Release